Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb’s title modified to Laxmii, makers cite viewers’ sentiment
| Mumbai |
October 29, 2020 6:33:27 pm
Actor Akshay Kumar and co-producers of Laxmmi Bomb on Thursday modified the title of the upcoming horror-comedy to Laxmii, days earlier than its launch to “respect viewers’ sentiment.”
The event got here hours after Rajput outfit Shri Rajput Karni Sena reportedly despatched a authorized discover to the makers demanding the title change, saying that the Hindu group discovered Laxmmi Bomb “derogatory” and “offensive” to Goddess Laxmi.
After director Raghava Lawrence confirmed the movie to the Central Board of Movie Certification (CBFC) earlier within the day, the choice to vary the title was taken by producers Akshay Kumar, Shabina Khan and Tusshar Kapoor, holding in thoughts the feelings of viewers, an announcement mentioned.
Since Laxmii trailer launched earlier this month, Akshay has been closely trolled on-line for the title, with a piece of the viewers criticising the actor for disrespecting Hindu group.
Laxmii, which stars Akshay Kumar within the function of a transgender particular person, will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on November 9. It additionally stars Kiara Advani, Tusshar Kapoor, Ayesha Raza, Sharad Kelkar and Rajesh Sarma. Laxmii is the remake of Raghava Lawrence’s 2011 hit Tamil movie Kanchana.
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