Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar’s ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ is the biggest surprise of 2017 till now. After a rough phase Bollywood finally has a winner. Crossing benchmarks at the Indian box office, the film is faring average at the overseas box office.
The movie tackles the issue of open defecation and how an ordinary man goes to every possible extent to better the sanitation facility in his area.
The film has clocked 83.45 crores already after a rocking Tuesday that brought in a superb 20 crore, the courtesy public holiday of Independence Day.
It seems there’s no stopping Akshay Kumar and his film’s success. At a time when films are struggling at the box office, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is showing an upward trend on a daily basis. In fact, Akshay has surpassed Salman Khan’s Tubelight and Shah Rukh Khan’s Jab Harry Met Sejal’s performances at the theater.
The film, which has been directed by Shree Narayan Singh, is inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign. Along with audience and film critics legendary actor Manoj Kumar also praises the film.
In a video posted on social networking site Facebook, Manoj Kumar congratulates ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ producer Prernaa Arora to make good cinema. He also said “Jab tak insaan mein kranti nahin,Insaan kuch Nahin kar Sakta.Keep it up”.
Watch the video here: