BOTY Score
75
User Score
70 7 10
Total Votes: 28
Release Date
11 August, 2017
Budget
50 crores
Box Office India
125 crores
Box Office Worldwide
182 crores
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Synopsis

It is a comedy genre film, focusing on PM Modi’s Swachha Bharat Abhiyaan. It shows us the unhygienic conditions of rural India. It shows us what happens when 2 lovers are unable to unite because of the lack of toilet in their house. This is the story of a woman who weds a man, only to find out later that there is no toilet at his home. And her father in law is reluctant to construct one. She leaves the house seeing such poor environment. This encourages her husband to start a revolution to build toilets in all the homes of their village. Will he succeed in convincing everyone to build toilets or not?

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Detailed Box Office Collections

First Day 13.10 crores
Saturday 17.10 crores
Sunday 21.25 crores
First Weekend 51.45 crores
Monday 12 crores
Tuesday 20 crores
First Week 96.05 crores
Second Weekend 19 crores
Second Week 28.35 crores
Lifetime India (net) 125 crores
Worldwide Gross 182 crores
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Movie Reception

Toilet - Ek Prem Katha was received very well at the box office. The film came at a time when all biggies flopped at the box office and TEPK movie became the only hope for all distributors and theatre owners.

The business was down big time but Toilet - Ek Prem Katha movie changes the complete scenario. It managed to do Brilliant collections and the reviews were amazing too.

The trending showed by this movie was very rare when the jumps from day 1 to day 3 were 45% and more. The film became one of the best movies of Akshay Kumar of all time.

Fun Facts & Triva

  • This movie is loosely based on the Swach Bharat Abhiyan Initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • This is the 20th Movie of Anupam Kher and Akshay Kumar together.
  • This is the 4th Movie of Neeraj Pandey with Akshay Kumar.
  • Akshay Kumar did many crazy things to promote the film. One of them was when he himself dug a toilet in Madhya Pradesh.
  • This movie was inspired by Real Life of Anita Bai Narre.
  • TEPK is not the first film to raise the issue of lack of toilets. Marathi film Yedanchini Jatra took up the same issue in 2012.

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