Akshay Kumar starrer Laxmmi Bomb renamed to Laxmii after backlash from Hindu community

Akshay Kumar starrer upcoming movie ‘Laxmmi Bomb’ has been renamed to ‘Laxmii’ after backlash from Hindu community. Film critic and movie trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed that the title has been changed to ‘Laxmii’.

“NEW DEVELOPMENT… #LaxmmiBomb title changed… New title: #Laxmii… Premieres 9 Nov 2020 on #DisneyPlusHotstarVIP… Stars #AkshayKumar and #KiaraAdvani, ” tweeted Adarsh.

Karni Sena had reportedly sent a legal notice to the makers of the film – directed by Raghava Lawrence – demanding a change in the title.

On choosing the previous title, film director Raghava Lawrence had said, “I considered going the same way for the Hindi remake but we collectively decided that the name must appeal to the Hindi audience as well and what better than Laxmmi.”

“By god’s grace, it was turning out to be a cracker of a film, so we named it ‘Laxmmi Bomb’. Like a dhamaka of Laxmmi Bomb cannot be missed, the transgender lead character is powerful and radiant. Hence the name fits perfectly,” he added.

The ‘Khiladi’ actor is playing the characters of ‘Asif’ and ‘Laxmmi’, one is trying to convince the parents of Kiara, while the other has come to take revenge.

The movie is set to premiere on November 9, 2020, on DisneyPlus Hotstar.