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Akshay Kumar movie 'Toilet: A Love Story' was one of the things that inspired Bill Gates this year, he revealed on Tuesday.
As "tough year" 2017 comes to a close, Gates, a man who is himself an inspiration to many, took to Twitter to share seven "inspiring" tweets with his followers.
The list included stories from around the globe, from a man called Edwardo Sanchez who became the first in his family to graduate college, to Bhutan and Maldives eliminateing measles.
And right there, on number two, stood Bollywood romance 'Toilet: A Love Story,' which "educated audiences about India's sanitation challenge."
Gates said that the tweets he listed "made me feel better about 2017 and more optimistic about the new year."
Take a look at all that inspired Gates this year:
1/ There?s no denying that 2017 was a really tough year... but it also delivered some amazing moments of hope and progress. Here are some inspiring tweets that you may have missed?— Bill Gates (@BillGates) December 19, 2017
3/ ?Toilet: A Love Story,? a Bollywood romance about a newlywed couple, educated audiences about India?s sanitation challenge. https://t.co/TIRRmcamLy— Bill Gates (@BillGates) December 19, 2017
9/ These tweets made me feel better about 2017 and more optimistic about the new year. I hope they make you feel more hopeful, too. What tweets inspired you this year?— Bill Gates (@BillGates) December 19, 2017