Akshay Kumar has delivered yet again another box office hit with his recent release Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. The film which received mixed reviews from critics has been loved by the audience.
After just five days, TEPK has grossed more than 83 crores and is all set to emerge a bit hit. The actor Akshay Kumar is very happy with the response that film has received from the audience. He has shared a special video on social media where he has thanked everyone for making it possible.
In the video, Akshay says that before he took on the project, irrespective of its success he wanted that the issue of open defecation be discussed in every household. Citing a report from eight months ago that 54 per cent of Indian indulge in open defecation, he expressed his delight that the number had come to down to 34 per cent and he was hopeful that it can touch 0 per cent soon.
He also thanked his friend and neighbour Hrithik Roshan by saying that the people who have watched the film know why he’s doing so and that it would be a surprise for people who hadn’t watched the movie.
But he also gets emotional towards the end of the video thanking his fans for gifting him this happiness on the occasion of Independence Day.
Watch the video below.