Akshay Kumar digs toilet in Madhya Pradesh

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who is working on a movie titled "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", took time out to dig a toilet here.
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India TV Entertainment Desk Khargone 01 Apr 2017, 11:38:18 AM IST

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar digs a toilet in the Khargone district of MP to promote hygienic sanitation in India. A few days earlier, the 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha' acto threw some light on sanitation and open defecation practices in India. 

Akshay Kumar's latest venture 'Toilet-Ek Prem Katha' is set to release in June this year. With this movie, Akshay Kumar wants to lay emphasis on the sanitation issues in the counry. Along with him, Bhumi Pednekar will be seen as the female lead actor. 

Digging my 1st #TwoPitToilet in Khargone District of MP with Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, to show the Importance & Power these Toilets can give all over India #MakeTheChange #WasteToWealth

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"Digging my first two-pit toilet in Khargone District of MP with Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Make the change. Waste to wealth," Akshay tweeted on Saturday morning.

He also posted images in which he is seen in a pit, and using a digging spade to make space for the facility to promote hygiene. In another image, he is seen standing beside Union Minister for Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar.

Akshay's "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" is reportedly inspired by the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The film's poster was launched on social media on Thursday.

The actor had tweeted that the film is an "unusual love story".

"Tayyar ho jayye Swachch Azaadi ke liye," added the actor, who features in the movie with actress Bhumi Pednekar.

(With IANS Inputs)

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