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Salma Hayek wishes Akshay Kumar's Toilet 'good luck'

The Desperado actress wished the team of Akshay Kumar's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha for its take against 'open defecation'.

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Shriram Iyengar

Akshay Kumar's turn as the good man building a toilet in Shree Narayan Singh's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha seems to have hit the right note, not just at home, but overseas as well. The team received a pleasant wish from Academy Award nominated actress, Salma Hayek.

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Hayek, a campaigner against open defecation and women rights, wished the film luck on its opening day. She wrote, 'Good luck to @akshaykumar on @ToiletTheFilm out today! End #OpenDefecation now! No woman should fear going to the toilet! #ToiletEkPremKatha.'

Akshay Kumar thanked the actress for her wishes saying, 'Thank you for your wishes for our small effort towards #GoingODF : #ToiletEkPremKatha'

The actress had met the Khiladi (1992) actor at the Global Teachers' awards in Dubai in 2016.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is directed by Shree Narayan Singh, and was released on 11 August.