After delivering the blockbuster, ‘Toilet: Ek prem katha’, Akshay Kumar is all set to kickstart its sequel. The actor has announced the sequel on Twitter and also dropped a hint that Toilet 2 would aim for a larger group.
Taking to Twitter, Akshay posted a 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 toilet, but the story is not over. I am coming soon with ‘Toilet’ part 2.” The captioned of the tweet read, “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 Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 30, 2018
The previous film was inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, has ably demonstrated how a film can transcend demographics and language barriers.
Akshay Kumar’s told through the story of a woman, played by Bhumi Pednekar, fighting for her hygiene rights. Produced by Neeraj Pandey and directed by Shree Narayan Singh, who delivered a strong message with a subtle punch.
The film released in 22 countries in Europe alone and over 50 countries worldwide, garnered a welcome response not only from the Indian diaspora but audiences internationally. Countries such as Japan and Malta also held multiple screenings of the film.
“Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” released in mainland China in Mandarin as “Toilet Hero” earlier this month in over 12,000 screens. The film debuted at the top spot in its opening week at the Chinese box office, and since June 8, it has already grossed over Rs 100 crore in the Chinese market alone.
-With IANS inputs