Riding high on the success of Toilet- Ek Prem Katha, actor Akshay Kumar will soon be coming out with Toilet 2. The movie Toilet- Ek Prem Katha addressed the issue of open-defecation and how it affects the lives of millions.
"Time to get ready for the next Blockbuster -- Mission #Toilet2! Iss baar badlega poora desh (The whole country will change this time)! Coming soon," Akshay tweeted. The actor also shared a short video in which he said: "Toilet toh bana liya, par katha abhi bhi baaki hai. Main aa raha hun leke 'Toilet' part 2 bahut jald. (We made a toilet, but the story is not over. I am coming soon with 'Toilet' part 2."
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha stars Bhumi Padnekar, Anupam Kher and Sudhir Pandey in pivotal roles.
Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Padnekar played a newly married couple in the film who head for splits after having a fight over the absence of toilet in their house. Bhumi, who essays an independent, strong and educated young woman, decides to divorce her husband because he fails to build a toilet in their house. Produced by Anil Ambani- promoted Reliance Entertainment through its collaborative venture Plan C studios, the film is now spreading Modi's message in the overseas market, notably mainland China.
The film released in 22 countries in Europe alone and over 50 countries worldwide, garnering a welcoming response not only from the Indian Diaspora but audiences internationally. The unusual love story won a million hearts and played a pivotal role in creating awareness about indoor sanitation and hygiene in the households across the rural belt in the country.
Countries like Japan and Malta also held multiple screenings of the film. The film released in China as Toilet Hero and received a thunderous response at the Chinese Box Office as well.
The film debuted at the top spot in its opening week at the Chinese box office, and since June 8, it has already crossed over Rs 100 crore in the Chinese market alone.