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MUSICAL BYTES! Sonam Kapoor To Play A Tabla Player In Akshay Kumar's Padman

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Sonam Kapoor's Neerja act was applauded by all. Now the gorgeous actress will be seen in a new avatar in R. Balki's upcoming film Padman which stars Akshay Kumar and Radhika Apte.

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Now, if the latest buzz in the tinsel town is to be believed then here's some interesting scoop on Sonam's role in the film. Read on to know more-

Sonam Kapoor To Play A Tabla Player

Yes folks, you heard it right! A DNA report states that Sonam will be playing a tabla player and has been practising for two months under the guidance of 28-year-old tabla player and percussionist Mukta Madan Raste.

Mukta Madan Raste Confirmed The News

Mukta confirmed the latest development and was quoted as saying, "Sonam has been learning how to play the tabla from me."

Sonam's Preparation For The Film

An insider further spilled the beans, "As Sonam plays a tabla player in Padman, she is making time to learn the nuances of playing the instrument. Even while travelling, she takes a music book along and finds time to practise on her own. Mukta also has a small role in the film and she plays a sarangi player and trains Sonam, too."

Akshay Kumar And Radhika Apte's Romantic Number

A few days back, Akshay and his leading lady Radhika were spotted shooting a romantic song for the film where they are seen cycling at various locations in the town.

Padman- A Real ife Story

This film is based on the incredible true story of real life (super) hero Arunachalam Muruganantham, a school drop-out from Coimbatore who made it his life's mission to provide low-cost sanitary napkins to poor women across rural India.


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