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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha: Akshay Kumar Jams With Fans, Spreads Toilet Ka Jugaad Message | Monika Rawal Kukreja | Hindustan Times

A promotional event for the film, Toilet:  Ek Prem Katha, was held at the 4th season finale of Hindustan Times Friday Jam.  The film addresses the issue of open defecation in parts of India.  The event featured appearances by stars Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar.  Article author Monika Rawal Kukreja noted that special invitees, Dean Spears and Diane Coffey, authors of “Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste” were in attendance.  Read More…