It seems Akshay Kumar’s film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha has entertained the audience at the theaters quite well as the film has opened to good numbers. The film has managed to earn Rs 13.10 crore on day one and according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Akshay’s film started to pull the crowd post afternoon.
Taran tweeted, “#ToiletEkPremKatha picked up rapidly post noon onwards… Mass circuits have performed the best… Plexes decent/good. #ToiletEkPremKatha Fri ₹ 13.10 cr. India biz… Sat and Sun look better… Biz to get big boost on Tue [Independence Day].”
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha will mark Akshay Kumar’s second release this year after Jolly LLB 2, which also became one of the biggest openers in 2017 with a collection of Rs 13. 20 crore. His latest venture has also opened to positive reviews.
“#OneWordReview…#ToiletEkPremKatha: Excellent 👍👍👍👍 #TEPK,” wrote Taran Adarsh.
#ToiletEkPremKatha integrates a strong social message with entertainment wonderfully… Powerful performances by Akshay, Bhumi, Divyendu…,” he said.
“#ToiletEkPremKatha mirrors a reality, shuns superstition, hits where it hurts through brilliant dialogue. Deft direction and skilful writing,” added Taran.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is also Akshay Kumar’s first collaboration with Bhumi Pednekar. The film focuses on the open defecation problem in India.