Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday joined the PadMan Challenge by posing with a sanitary pad. "Yes, it's a Pad in my hand. Happy to support rockstar @akshaykumar for breaking the taboo and initiating an open conversation. AK, am sure no ball is going to hit PAD (MAN). #PadManChallenge Here I challenge @imVkohli @SinghaniaGautam @Leander", Shastri wrote on his official Twitter account.
Shastri, who currently in South Africa with the national team, also asked Indian skipper Virat Kohli and tennis star Leander Paes to join the social initiative.
Earlier, ace shuttler P V Sindhu had also joined the challenge. A lot of celebrities have taken up the #PadManChallenge, a campaign started by entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, on whom the film PadMan is based.
The Akshay Kumar-starrer Pad Man will be released this Friday. The movie attempts to spread awareness on menstrual health.
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