"Market for well-made *content-driven* Indian films continues to bloom in China".
The film has debuted at no. 2 position at China box office behind Canadian film Black Water.
Earlier, looking at the content, we were not sure whether it will be accepted by the Chinese people or not but by looking at the collections, it seems Toilet Hero has found its relevance among the masses.
The release of Akshay Kumar starrer is bigger than Hindi Medium, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and in the same range as Secret Superstar but it has failed to beat any of these films as far as opening day is concerned. Akshay overwhelmed with his debut took to Twitter to express his gratitude, "Thank you audiences in China for your appreciation for "Toilet Hero". It was screened in 11,500 screens across the country.
"'Toilet Hero' makes a whopping 15 million Yuan equivalent to Rs 15.8 crore on Day 1 at the Chinese box office!" "Toilet Ek Prem Katha", a satirical comedy in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign to improve sanitation conditions in India, had hit the domestic box office in August 2017.
Akshay and Bhumi played a husband and wife duo, who head for a divorce after the absence of a toilet in the house.