Bhumi Pednekar: Doing Toilet Ek Prem Katha opened my eyes

Unfortunately, in India we have seen suppression of women but things are changing. In an interview to PTI, Bhumi says, “A very big reason why I did this film is because it opened my eyes to a lot of things. “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a comment on the mindset that people have. 2017-07-30T15:52:22+00:00″>
Updated: July 30, 2017 3:52 pm

Bhumi Pednekar says the film made her aware of the fact that 54 per cent of the population doesn’t have access to toilets. Slowly and steadily, women are getting the courage to stand up for their rights.” Bhumi says the film will bring about a change in people. That’s such a hypocrisy. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App In rural India, people think if they have a kitchen or a temple in their house, they can’t have a bathroom. The Dum Laga Ke Haisha actor says the film made her aware of the fact that 54 per cent of the population doesn’t have access to toilets. The film is scheduled to release on August 11. Related News
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The actor, who stars alongside Akshay Kumar in the film, says the movie addresses a larger issue of people’s mindset in the country.