Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (transl. toilet: a love story) is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film directed by Shree Narayan Singh. Co-produced by Akshay Kumar and Neeraj Pandey, the film stars Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles, with Anupam Kher, Sudhir Pandey and Divyendu Sharma in supporting roles. The film was released on 11 August 2017. The film is a satirical comedy in support of governmental campaigns to improve sanitation conditions in India, with an emphasis on the eradication of open defecation, especially in rural areas.
The film was a commercial success, becoming Akshay Kumar's highest-grossing film all time and highest grosser world wide too, and his first film to ₹300 crore. The film highlights India's toilet problem, which is caused by their cultural and religious sentiments. In Indian rural areas, people still do not have this basic need which leads to a lot of frustration among women which further leads to sexual harassment. The film received three nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director for Narayan singh and Best Actor for Akshay Kumar.