Akshay Kumar's Toilet Hero gets mammoth opening in China
The film, originally titled Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, made over Rs 15 crore at the Chinese box office on its opening day
Akshay Kumar is overwhelmed with the love the audience in China has given to his film Toilet Hero-- originally titled Toilet: Ek Prem Katha--which has made over Rs 15 crore at the Chinese box office on its opening day.
谢谢亲爱的中国观众们对《厕所英雄》的支持，很高兴你们能喜欢！— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 9, 2018
Thank you audiences in China for your appreciation for 'Toilet Hero' delighted to receive so much love
The film, which deals with the subject of sanitation and the need for toilets, opened in China--an emerging market for Bollywood films--on Friday. It hit 4,300 screens in China, according to Reliance Entertainment, which released the film in the country.
#ToiletHero makes a whopping 15 million Yuan equivalent to Rs 15.8 crores on Day 1 at the Chinese box office! This is the third biggest opening of Indian films in China! @akshaykumar @neerajpofficial @PlanC_Studios @ShitalBhatiaFFW @Shibasishsarkar @psbhumi @FFW_Official pic.twitter.com/WiWLU9UrzH— Reliance Entertainment (@RelianceEnt) June 9, 2018
China has become receptive to Indian films, given the popularity of films by Aamir Khan. Even Baahubali 2: The Conclusion found several takers, followed by Irrfan Khan's Hindi Medium and Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan.