Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb name change to Laxmii after Hindu groups protest
The makers of Akshay Kumar’s horror comedy Laxmmi Bomb have decide to revise the title of the film
after facing objections from several Hindu groups.
It will now called Laxmii due to linking the crime with a derogatory word like
a bomb with a Hindu goddess and hurting religious sentiments.
Laxmmi Bomb’s title change Laxmi, business analyst Taran Adarsh confirm the news by tweeting.
Film, starring Kiara Advani is slate for Diwali to premiere on Disney + Hotstar on 9th November.
It is a remake of a Tamil hit called Kanchana and starring by original director Raghav Lawrence.
The film has in the news for its acquisition of ₹ 120 crores by Disney as a theatrical release force to drop due to a coronavirus epidemic.
It slate to hit the big screen for Eid this May.
The right wing organization Hindu Sena had earlier written to Union Information
and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar to emphasize how his followers would boycott the film across the country.
Hindu organizations as Hindu Jana-jagruti Samiti
And the All India Hindu Mahasabha had allege that the film promotes love jihad
as it is a story of two individuals belonging to different religious communities.
The Rajput Karni Sena had demand a change in the title,
which they felt the makers had deliberately chosen to reduce dignity and disrespect the goddess.
Laxmii is the new example of an Indian film that has oppose by a religious/ political group,
circumventing barriers to its release.
Activists of the Karni Sena protest Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat, for distorting history,
and told Rani Padmini as a rumor base on the rumor that Rani Padmini in the film
And there an intimate dream scene between Alauddin Khilji.
Bhansali and producer Viacom 18 Motion Pictures have finally decide to change the title.
Cinema is definitely a soft target and it has happening for a very long time.
The point is that everyone has the right to protest and they are in a democracy..
But, we are creative people, we are here to make films and To entertain the audience.
Respect the right to protest but there is also a legitimate way to do so,
filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said in an earlier interview to Mint during the Padmaavat controversy.