The changing face of the patriotic Bollywood hero
With 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', Akshay Kumar is the newest face of the patriotic Bollywood hero
New Delhi: In his annual Independence Day outing, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, which released last Friday, Akshay Kumar took on the sanitation crisis in India, opposing the long prevalent practice of open defecation with characteristic ease. Kumar, who has gradually come to espouse social causes in his films, is the newest face of the patriotic Bollywood hero who has gone from conventional to cool over the years. A look at the changing times and trends.