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Social Issues are Better Addressed in Villages Through Commercial Cinema: Akshay Kumar

Social Issues are Better Addressed in Villages Through Commercial Cinema: Akshay Kumar

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Nov 2018 6:40 AM GMT

Actor Akshay Kumar, who is known for featuring in socially relevant films, feels that there is no point in making documentary films on social issues as most of the time people don’t react to those films.

The actor featured in Toilet - Ek Prem Katha which talked about the issue of open defecation in India, when asked him what kind of reaction he received after making the film, he said: “I personally believe that there is no point making documentary films on social issues.”

“I am sorry to say that but I have seen it often that nobody reacts to documentary films in villages,” Akshay said while speaking at the panel discussion titled as ‘Universal access to sanitation’ as a brand ambassador of Harpic on World Toilet Day here on Monday.

“People like to see commercial and entertaining films so filmmakers should make entertaining films and they should subtlety give their desired message through it,” he added.

“I think I am very lucky because I have the opportunity to do commercial cinema and give them the message in a very different way. I am proud to say that my film ‘Toilet- Ek Prem Katha’ has been shown in every village.” (IANS)

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