In a not-so-great year, there were nevertheless a host of ground-breaking films (one celebrating toilet humour, the ultimate idealist Newton, and two death-haunted family dramas) that reaffirm your faith in good and entertaining cinema.
Akshay Kumar's film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, might have been embraced by the audience for its subject, resulting in its commercial success, but the film has been panned by critics. At the success meet of the film, the actor was asked to comment on the criticism.
The Bollywood movie Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is based on a story in which a woman leaves her husband on the first day of their marriage after discovering that he does not have a toilet in his house. The Deputy Commissioner said that following the efforts of people's representatives, there had been a positive change in the thinking of the people regarding cleanliness.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director Shree Narayan Singh is already in news for his next project, with media reports citing that he is collaborating with actor Shahid Kapoor. He told indianexpress.com, "I have been meeting a lot of people so I don't know where did this rumour come from. Nothing is concrete and so I can't comment right now."
Akshay Kumar-starrer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha released on August 11. Also starring Bhumi Pednekar, the film has been receiving mixed reviews on day one. But, that's not all, Twitter is also buzzing with funny 'toilet' jokes, and they will make you go LOL-ing.
"I have read news that the film has got eight or nine cuts from the censor board, but this is wrong. We have got three verbal cuts in the film. I remember one of the cuts clearly... They asked us to remove the word 'haraami' and there two more verbal cuts," Toilet: Ek Prem Katha actor Akshay Kumar clarified.
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Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar visited the sets of TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai to promote their film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. The actors spread the message of sanitation, which is the core subject of the film, by joining hands with the show's lead actors Shivangi Joshi and Mohsin Khan.
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