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'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' should be made tax free, says CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani

Nihalani also lauded the choice of films Akshay does

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Newsmaker: Pahlaj Nihalani
CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani

The (CBFC) chairperson has praised actor Akshay Kumar's upcoming release "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" and says it should be made free.

Nihalani on Thursday night watched the of "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" and also shared a photograph of himself with Akshay.

"Watched of Akshay Kumar's 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'. Based on true incidents, it promotes Swachh Bharat. Should be made free. Super hit," Nihalani captioned the image.

The Award winning actor replied by saying: "Thank you so much Pahlaj ji, that's very kind of you."

Nihalani also lauded the choice of films Akshay does.

"Your choice of subjects have been extremely good. You are touching diverse social subjects to create positive change in society. Kudos and keep up," he wrote.

Akshay's "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" is reportedly inspired by the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

A love story with a satirical flavour, the movie is directed by Shree Narayan Singh, and produced by Aruna Bhatia, Plan C Studios and Abundantia, and presented by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and KriArj Entertainment.

It will be the first time that Akshay will be featuring in a film with the "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" star Bhumi. The project also marks Akshay and actor Anupam Kher's 20th film together.

First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 14:56 IST