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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha makes it to Bill Gates' list

20 Dec 2017 | By Ankita Chakravarti
Bill Gates on Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

In a series of tweets, Bill Gates wrote down a list of six inspiring movies from 2017; surprisingly the list also included Bollywood film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'.

It was picked by him because the film was successful in spreading awareness about the problem of sanitation in India.

Here are the details.

In context: Bill Gates on Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

20 Dec 2017Toilet: Ek Prem Katha makes it to Bill Gates' list

DetailsHere's what Bill Gates wrote

In his tweet, Bill Gates said, "3/ "Toilet: A Love Story," a Bollywood romance about a newlywed couple, educated audiences about India's sanitation challenge."

This Akshay Kumar starrer was an attempt to highlight how big a problem sanitation is in India. By the accolades, it has got, one can say that it was quite successful in doing so.

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Bill Gates tweet about 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'

About the film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'

FilmAbout the film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'

Open defecation is a major social issue and to bring it to public notice, Akshay raised his voice through his movie, 'Toilet- Ek Prem Katha.'

In the film, Akshay's struggle to build a toilet inside his house, to win back his wife, became an instant hit.

Even if just one man in real life follows his reel-life character, we would consider it his success.