New Delhi, July 12: Akshay Kumar adds an extra flavour of fun to his movies whenever he comes on screen. Nowadays he’s in the news because of his upcoming film ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ which is an unconventional love story.
The latest song titled Gori Tu Latth Maar is set against the backdrop of Latth Maar Holi played near Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, a few days before the Holi celebrations.
A new song from the film has just released and it’s sung by the mellifluous singer Sonu Nigam along with Palak Muchhal, and it hs been composed by Manas-Shikhar.’Gori Tu Latth Maar’ is a festive song. The song depicts the festival of Holi where Akshay Kumar‘s comes to console his upset wife played by Bhumi Pednekar.
The song is peppy and the cinematography makes it very lively and vibrant. Akshay is seen donning a white dhoti kurta with a dark green turban while Bhumi sports a pink ghagra choli. In the song, one can see Keshav aka Akshay Kumar has arrived in Jaya’s aka Bhumi Pednekar’s town to play Latth Mar Holi and to apologise for his mistakes. At the beginning of the song, Jaya asks Keshav to never call her again. So, he reaches Jaya’s town to ask for forgiveness.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a movie that has a social message attached to it and is inspired by PM Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Campaign.The story is of Keshav and Jaya who fall in love and get married. However, Keshav’s village does not have a single toilet, which creates a massive rift in their married life. So ultimately it becomes a story of Keshav fighting his village’s superstitions and government’s corruption to ensure proper sanitation for all. Overall, it is a promising love story with a strong social message.
The film addresses various issues like gender discrimination, sanitation issues, irrational traditional beliefs – all of it done with a dash of entertainment. It’s the ordinary man’s extraordinary journey in bringing awareness and solution to his town about the proper use and need of sanitation that the film will talk about.
The film is directed by Shree Narayan Singh and Co-produced by Akshay Kumar and Neeraj Pandey. The also stars with Anupam Kher, and Sana Khan in supporting roles. The film is written by Sidhharth and Garima, the writers of the 2013 Hindi film Goliyon Ki Raas Leela Ram Leela.
The film will hit theaters on 11th August!