Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is going strong at the theatres and is expected to collect Rs 50 crores in the opening weekend,
say popular trade analysts. Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures, “#ToiletEkPremKatha is EXTRAORDINARY… Fri 13.10 cr, Sat 17.10 cr,
Sun 21.25 cr. Total:? 51.45 cr. India biz… #TEPK”
He had earlier also predicted that the collections could amount to Rs 48 crore over the weekend. “#ToiletEkPremKatha Fri 13.10 cr,
Sat 17.10 cr. Total:? 30.20 cr. India biz…? 48 cr [+/-] weekend on the cards… SUPERB… #TEPK,” he tweeted.
“#ToiletEkPremKatha has pumped oxygen into the lungs of an ailing film industry… The dry spell at the BO ends finally! #TEPK,” he added.
The film earned Rs 30.20 crore within two days of release. The film reflects on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project, Swachh
Bharat Abhiyan.
Akshay Kumar is known for delivering films with powerful content. While focusing on the issue of sanitation, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha highlighted
the hurdles that have prevented a change in the society. The film also stars Bhumi Pednekar and Anupam Kher.
This is Pednekar’s first collaboration with Bollywood’s Khiladi.