Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, the socially relevant film produced by Neeraj Pandey and Sheetal Bhatia under the banner of Friday Filmworks celebrates its anniversary today on completing 4 years of its release. Starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar, the film revolves around the government’s campaigns to improve the sanitation situation in India and open defecation in rural areas. To mark the occasion, Friday Filmworks has released a BTS video from the sets of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.
Watch what happened on the sets between Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, the director and the film’s crew here!
Friday Filmworks’ Sheetal Bhatia shared her feelings and memories for the film on the fourth anniversary. A film which was a huge hit at the box office. It was not only a commercial success, but was also appreciated by the audience and critics for addressing such an important issue through his film. Sheetal Bhatia, Producer, Friday Filmworks says, “Time flies by. It feels like the film released yesterday but it has been four years now and I am looking forward to working with an amazing cast and crew of Toilet-Ek Prem Katha. I feel blessed for having successfully delivered a film that was loved by the audience and has a strong social message. I hope the film continues to entertain and create an impact in the years to come.”
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha became one of Akshay Kumar’s highest-grossing films worldwide, entering the 300 crore club. The film was applauded for its social relevance and a strong message conveyed through the film. It continues to spread awareness about the importance of building toilets and eradicating open defecation, especially in rural parts of India.
The film is directed by Shree Narayan Singh and stars Neeraj Pandey, Aruna Bhatia, Sheetal Bhatia, Prerna Arora, Arjun N. Kapoor and Akshay Kumar under their banners Friday Filmworks, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, KriArj Entertainment, Plan C Studios and Cape of Good Films LLP and was released on August 11, 2017.