- Toilet: Ek Prem Katha also stars Bhumi Pednekar
- Dhanush and Kajol's VIP 2 also releases today but not in Hindi
- Hollywood film Atomic Blonde also releases today
All set for an unconventional love story? Akshay Kumar is all set to make movie-goers laugh and think with his new film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. Akshay Kumar scored a hattrick of hits at the box office, courtesy Jolly LLB 2, Rustom and Airlift. And now, his new film combines humor, quirk and a social message - ingredients of a hit film. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a love story through which the protagonist hope to inspire audience to revolutionise the unhygienic sanitation conditions in certain parts of India. Keshav (Akshay Kumar) decides to install a washroom in his home after his wife Jaya (played by Bhumi Pednekar) leaves him because she was unable to convince her in-laws to construct a washroom at home.
Celebs are excited for the release of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. Are you?
Meanwhile, Dhanush and Kajol's film Velaiilla Pattadhari 2or VIP 2 also hits the screens today but only in Tamil and Telugu. The film's Hindi version (which is named Lalkar) will release on August 18. The Soundarya Rajinikanth-directed film is a sequel to Dhanush's 2014 Velaiilla Pattadhari. VIP 2 is also special because Kajol returned to Tamil cinema after two decades and it also her first film after 2015's Dilwale, which tanked at the box office .
Charlize Theron and James McAvoy's Atomic Blonde, directed by David Leitch also releases today.