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Akshay Kumar urges people to prioritize cleanliness for healthy future

Akshay Kumar raised the problem of poor sanitation in India through his film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.
India TV Entertainment Desk
Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi September 12, 2018 16:44 IST

Khiladi Akshay Kumar is one Bollywood actor who stands up everytime to spread awareness about keeping the society clean and in harmony. He is the one who raised the problem of poor sanitation in India through his film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" and now he has urged people to participate in Swachhata Hi Seva Andolan movement.

On Wednesday, the 51-year-old tweeted: "Thanks to 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha', I got to know about the lack of basic sanitation facilities suffered by millions. Swachhata (cleanliness) should be prioritised for our nation's healthy future. Join the Swachhata Hi Seva Andolan."

Along with the post, Akshay posted a poster of the movement. It reads: "Become a part of the Swachhata Hi Seva Andolan and undertake shramdaan (voluntary contribution) starting 9.30 a.m. on September 15 in your area. Share your Swachhata moments using #SHS208."

Akshay also made the audience witness India's sanitation issues in film "Pad Man", which focused on menstrual hygiene. Akshay has also collaborated with Harpic to take his campaign forward. He features in the commercial of the brand as well.

On the work front, Akshay Kumar is gearing up for his upcoming film 2.0 alongside Rajinikanth. On his 51st birthday, the actor treated his fans with the posters of the film and garnered praises from all corners. The actor is also shooting for hyis upcoming comedy drama Housefull 4, in which he will be seen romancing Kriti Sanon.

(With IANS inputs)



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