Ever since the makers of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Laxxmi Bomb’ announced the film, or rather dropped this bomb to the audience, the film has been in news.
After dealing with all sorts of controversies, the latest controversy has made the makers change the name of the film.
Vishnu Gupta, the founder and National President of Hindu Sena, had announced that the organisation was launching a formal complaint against the film after taking offense to the title, calling it ‘derogatory’ and ‘offensive’.
Now, the makers of ‘Laxmmi Bomb’ have decided to rename the film to ‘Laxmii’.
A statement released by the makers reads, The film, directed by Raghava Lawrence, went for its censor certificate and post the screening the makers had a discussion with CBFC. Keeping in mind and respecting sentiments of its viewers, the producers of the film – Shabinaa Khan, Tusshar Kapoor and Akshay Kumar – have decided to change the title of their film. The horror comedy is now titled Laxmii”.
Akshay essays a transgender in the film, and his character has created quite a buzz. The trailer of the film also managed to impress the audiences with its funny and scary scenes.
‘Laxmii’ will release in Hotstar on November 9. Directed by Raghav Lawrence, the film also stars Kiara Advani in a lead role.