Toilet Ek Prem Katha: Movie Trivia
Akshay Kumar is all geared up to present his notion of Swachh Bharat and viewers are excited for his upcoming film titled Toilet Ek Prem Katha.
The actor who has given us films like Jolly LLb 2, Rustom, Airlift, Baby etc has made a special place for himself in the Bollywood industry. His charismatic screen presence and fantabulous acting skills have kept the audience glued to their seats.
His upcoming film will throw a light on sanitation issues prevalent in India especially in the rural areas. There are villages and towns in India where people practice open defecation and Toilet Ek Prem Katha will surely motivate people to take a step further towards ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
In the film, Akshay is playing the role of Keshav a common villager and he will fall in love with Jaya played by Bhumi Pednekar. After getting married Bhumi will oppose the open defecation practice followed by fellow villagers and she will demand a toilet to be made in her own house. Both Keshav and Jaya will set together on a journey to fight for a swachh toilet.
The trailer of the film was released on June 11th and it became the most viewed Bollywood film trailer on Facebook. Crossing around 15 million views on YouTube, the makers of the film are looking forward to the film’s success post release.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to praise the film and the motto behind it. Toilet is also receiving applauds from eminent Bollywood personalities.
Good effort to further the message of cleanliness. 125 crore Indians have to continue working together to create a Swachh Bharat. https://t.co/C0XKPpguW7
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 12, 2017
Hindi – टॉयलेट: एक प्रेम कथा
Directed – Shree Narayan Singh
Produced – Aruna Bhatia, Shital Bhatia, Abundantia, Viacom Motion Pictures, Arjun N. Kapoor, Hitesh Thakkar
Story – Siddharth-Garima
Starring – Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher, Sana Khan
Music – Vickey Prasad, Manas-Shikhar, Sachet-Parampara
Background Score – Surender Sodhi
Cinematography – Anshuman Mahaley
Edited – Shree Narayan Singh
Production Company – Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, KriArj Entertainment, Neeraj Pandey, Plan C Studios, Cape of Good Films LLP
Release date – 11 August 2017
Watch the trailer here: