The film started off on a slow note with its occupancy ranging around 20-50% on its first day. Much awaited movie of Akshay Kumar Toilet ek prem katha for which he refused to take any penny released with a bang on 3590 screens all over the World. Akshay's previous films too have opened with similar numbers in the past whether it is Jolly LLB 2 (Rs. 13.20 crore) or Rustom (Rs.14.11crore) and Housefull 3 (Rs.15.21 crore). "No woman should fear going to the toilet!", Hayek tweeted. It has been made with limited budget of Rs. 18 crore and is released in 3000 screens in India. And with a slew of box office successes behind, Akshay Kumar may well do the trick, after he often dubbed as Bollywood's most bankable superstar. On Friday and early morning on Saturday, indianexpress.com interacted with a few movie goers.
Toilet-Ek Prem Katha has collected Rs 13.10 crore at the Indian box office on its opening day. Film is Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is set on the backdrop of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. "#TEPK." The collection is less than the day 1 collection of Jab Harry Met Sejal. And the movie touched a nearby target of the expected box office collection. With Independence day falling on Tuesday, this film has good time in hand to attract audience to the cinemas.
The film follows the story of a newly Wednesday couple played by Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar who live in a small town.