Here’s Why Bill Gates Found ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ Inspiring
Looking back at the year that was, Bill Gates listed down seven tweets from around the world that he found “inspiring” in what he called a “tough year”. The philanthropist and business mogul named Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, a film about sanitation in rural villages in India, among them.
In a series of tweets, Gates wrote about the tweets that made 2017 “better” and made him more “hopeful” for the new year.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, directed by Shree Narayan Singh and having Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles, is based on the age-old issue of open defecation and methods that can be adopted to curb it.
The film is a love story revolving around the problem of open defecation in India and also promotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cleanliness initiative - Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
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