Bollywood star Akshay Kumar wielded a broom along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Friday to make people aware of how cleanliness around one affects their health.
At an event at a city school, Akshay along with Bhoomi Pedenkar, his co-star in the upcoming film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" also administered an oath of cleanliness to the students. The film releases on August 11.
After Lucknow, the stars will be going to Agra to promote both cleanliness and the film, a member of the crew said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already praised the concept of the film. Adityanath on his part has been promoting the Swachh Bharat mission as the chief executive of the state and had wielded a broom on an earlier occasion also.