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Bill Gates appreciates Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Gates took to Twitter Tuesday to share a series of tweets to recall some of the best moments of the year 2017.

Bill Gates appreciates Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Mumbai: Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation is mighty impressed by Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, a film that highlights the importance of hygienic sanitation facility in rural India.

Gates took to Twitter Tuesday to share a series of tweets to recall some of the best moments of the year 2017.

He tweeted: “1/ There’s no denying that 2017 was a really tough year... but it also delivered some amazing moments of hope and progress. Here are some inspiring tweets that you may have missed…(sic).”

A tweet about Akshay Kumar starrer Toilet Ek Prem Katha had grabbed his attention and Gates mentioned it in one of his tweets while recalling some of the best moments of the year 2017. He tweeted: “3/ “Toilet: A Love Story,” a Bollywood romance about a newlywed couple, educated audiences about India’s sanitation challenge (sic).”

The satire inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan directed by Shree Narayan Singh hit the silverscreen on August 11 this year.

The film, which also stars Bhumi Pednekar, Anupam Kher and Sudhir Pandey in pivotal roles minted over Rs 130 crores at the Box Office in India.

For the uninitiated, Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar played a newly married couple who head for splitsville 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 within the four walls of their home.  

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.

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