Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has lauded Akshay Kumar for the actor’s endeavours in spreading awareness about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan through his upcoming film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”. Prabhu, who met the National Award-winning actor, along with his co-star Bhumi Pednekar, took to Twitter to share his experience.
“Pleasure meeting @akshaykumar, fine actor, wonderful human being. Appreciate his efforts to spread awareness about #SwachhBharat through cinema,” he wrote, alongside a series of pictures with the actors. To this Akshay replied, “Thank you so much for your kind words and time Sir. Looking forward to associating and making a difference #SwachchAzaadi.”
The 49-year-old actor recently had the opportunity to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discuss his film. The film, directed by Shree Narayan Singh, is based on a love story against the backdrop of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
“Toilet…” also stars Anupam Kher and Sana Khan. The movie will hit the theatres on June 2.