TEPK already crossed Rs 80 crore at domestic market in 5 days.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is made on the budget of almost Rs 20 cr and the overall collection of the film now stands at Rs 83.45 cr.
Toilet Ek Prem Katha is raking in the money unlike the recent Bollywood releases. The film is based on the ailing issue of open defecation and methods that can be adopted to curb it. Even though all the other major big budget films of 2017- Tubelight, Jagga Jasoos and Jab Harry Met Sejal failed at the box office despite having the stellar star cast due to their unimpressive and loose story plots. After a fabulous opening weekend, Shree Narayan Singh's directorial debut is racing towards the Rs 100-crore mark.
Currently, Raees is has grossed more than $ 2.27 million [₹ 14.59 cr] in overseas box office till Monday. This is expected to be yet another feather in Akshay Kumar's cap. Jolly LLB 2 stands at the fifth position and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is the sixth highest opener of 2017.
The Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Padnekar starrer talks about the ailing issue of public defecation now plaguing a majority of Indian societies and asserts the importance and need of toilets, especially for the womenfolk in every household. Does MASSIVE biz on Independence Day.
Toilet-Ek Prem Katha is a satirical comedy-drama and supports Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.