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Laxmmi Bomb news on June 29: Akshay Kumar is excited about films releasing on digital platforms

Laxmmi Bomb news on June 29: Helmed by Raghava Lawrence, Akshay Kumar film will now release on Disney Plus Hotstar.

By: Entertainment Desk | Chennai | Updated: July 1, 2020 8:55:10 am
Laxmmi Bomb Laxmmi Bomb is helmed by Raghava Lawrence.

Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmmi Bomb is all set to release on Disney Plus Hotstar.

Laxmmi Bomb is Akshay’s first collaboration with actor-director Raghava Lawrence. It is the official Hindi remake of 2011 Tamil film Kanchana, which starred Lawrence in the lead role.

The horror-comedy, also starring Kiara Advani as the female lead, will see Akshay in a never-seen-before avatar. He will play a man possessed by the spirit of a transgender called Laxmmi.

Laxmmi Bomb is produced by Cape of Good Films, Fox Star Studios, Tusshar Kapoor and Shabina Khan.

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Follow all the latest updates about Akshay Kumar starrer Laxmmi Bomb.

20:51 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Akshay Kumar set to entertain even during the lockdown

"@akshaykumar movie is always a great watch. Even in this lockdown, he will be giving us, the fan something to get entertained. Eagerly waiting for this one," @AdhikariRashish tweeted.

20:34 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Taapsee Pannu on Laxmmi Bomb

Taapsee Pannu feels Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Laxmmi Bomb is "Bombbbbbb" The actor lauded the film's poster on Twitter.

20:16 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Laxmmi Bomb posters leave fans speechless

"Am just spellbound after watching this poster. By far the best of Akshay Kumar in recent times," @Khiladi_ki_saru tweeted.

@itsArvindkumarr wrote in a tweet, "Killer look of #AkshayKumar in upcoming #LaxmmiBomb Eagerly waiting.."

@DEMON_KHILADI mentioned, "Yeah movie social media hila degi"

19:59 (IST)29 Jun 2020
'This has to be Akshay Kumar's career best act'

Trade analyst Sumit Kadel is all praise for Akshay Kumar's Laxmmi Bomb. "#LaxmmiBomb poster gives chills down your spine. ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT. This has to be @akshaykumar career best act for sure," he tweeted.

19:34 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Akshay Kumar: Laxmmi Bomb is my most intensive role mentally

"In my entire 30-year-long career, this has been my most intensive role mentally. I’ve never experienced such a character before, with this kind of action, reaction, body language. Credit for this goes to my director. He introduced me to a version of me that I didn’t know even existed," Akshay Kumar said while talking about playing a transgender in the film.

Read more | Akshay Kumar film Laxmmi Bomb to premiere on Disney Plus Hotstar

19:18 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Laxmmi Bomb reaching your home soon: Kiara Advani
18:43 (IST)29 Jun 2020
'You will laugh but you will also be scared'

Akshay Kumar's Laxmmi Bomb will soon be available on Disney+ Hostar. The actor shared this new post on Twitter.

18:25 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Akshay on playing a transgender in Laxmmi Bomb

At the virtual meet, Akshay Kumar spoke about shooting for Laxmmi Bomb and how it was difficult for him to play the role of a transgender person. He said, "It was mentally the toughest role for me. I am thankful to Lawrence sir who introduced me to a side, I never knew I had. We wanted to make sure everything is perfect and not offend the community in any way."

"This was the first time I willingly gave multiple retakes as we wanted everything to be perfect. Even after doing 150 films, I was genuinely very happy and excited to go on set everyday. It was also a learning experience for me as working on it helped me about gender equality. Also, what may come, kindness is the only key to world peace," added Kumar.

18:02 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Akshay Kumar on films releasing on digital platform

Khiladi Kumar said that he is excited about the platform but sad about theatres. However, he added that the safety of people is of primary importance. "Also as actors, we want to keep our audience happy and it could be in any way," added Kumar.

17:46 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Akshay Kumar on donning a saree on screen

Calling it the most graceful outfit, Akshay Kumar said that it also fits all sizes. He hailed women who wear sarees and go for work. "It was a new experience for me, and quite a difficult task. Leave aside fighting and dancing, walking in it was also tough. My stylist would come after every shot to redo the pallu. I think every guy should wear it once to understand the difficulty."

varun Dhawan then quizzed Ajay Devgn on how Kumar looked in a saree. Quite embarassed by the question, Devgn smiled to say that he cannot call him hot but he is looking quite graceful. "I have known about the script and it's a fantastic one. Also, the role is fabulous and Akshay is carrying it really well."

17:20 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Akshay Kumar reveals Laxmmi Bomb poster

As the virtual press conference by Disney+ Hotstar, Akshay Kumar reveals the poster of Laxmmi Bomb.

Have a look:

17:09 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Laxmmi Bomb is my passion project, says Akshay Kumar

Announcing the release of Laxmmi Bomb, Akshay Kumar shared that the film belongs to his favourite genre- horror comedy. I had heard the story sometime back and really wanted to make it. I think it's my passion project. However, some way or another, it was getting postponed. I would like to thank my producers Shabina Khan and Tusshar Kapoor and of course the director Lawrence sir for helping us make this film.

16:58 (IST)29 Jun 2020
'Thank you all fans for watching my films at theaters'

Akshay Kumar walked down memory lane, talking about his love for the theater experience. "I am sure audience is missing first day, first show magic. I used to watch movies with my sister and father on Saturday. Every Saturday. It was compulsory," he said. He thanked his audience for watching his films at theaters.

16:52 (IST)29 Jun 2020
'Zindagi milegi na dobara'

Varun Dhawan, who is hosting the Disney+ Hostar announcement live, asked Akshay Kumar about how he spent time during the lockdown. The actor said that while he would have made 2-3 films in the duration of lockdown, he is enjoying this phase too.

16:39 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Watch Disney+ Hotstar announcement here

16:39 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Watch Disney+ Hotstar announcement here

16:32 (IST)29 Jun 2020
'Laxmmi Bomb should have waiting till Diwali'

Trade analyst Rohitt Jaiswal tweeted, "In my opinion. both #LaxmmiBomb and #BhujThePrideOfIndia should have waited till Diwali, a potential 150+ cr film in worst case scenario should not have lost confidence like this, ran out of patience.. Good for viewers/ ott / Producers, bad for cinema ecosystem,one coin two sides"

15:48 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Throwback photos: Inside Laxmmi Bomb wrap-up bash

    View this post on Instagram         Wrapped up #LaxmmiBomb yesterday and celebrated with this amazing team! @akshaykumar @kiaraaliaadvani @shabskofficial @_lawrence_official @tusshark89 @sharadkelkar @ganeshacharyaa @ashwinikalsekar @prachee_shah_paandya @manurishichadha @foxstarhindi #capeofgoodfilmsA post shared by Farhad Samji (@farhadsamji) on Mar 1, 2020 at 12:53am PST

15:14 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Throwback | When Raghava Larence met Prabhudheva on Laxmmi Bomb sets

After a long time I met my Prabhudeva master at #LaxmmiBomb set. @PDdancing— Raghava Lawrence (@offl_Lawrence) February 29, 2020

14:40 (IST)29 Jun 2020
Throwback | Raghava Lawrence shares a photo with Akshay Kumar

Laxmmi Bomb was supposed to be released theatrically on Eid (May 22), but that did not happen due to the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus.

The first look of the film featuring Akshay Kumar was released in October last year. It had the actor decked up in a red sari and a huge red bindi while standing before the statue of Goddess Durga and gazing intensely into the camera. He had captioned the post, "Navratri is about bowing to the inner goddess and celebrating your limitless strength. On this auspicious occasion, I am sharing with you my look as Laxmmi. A character I am both excited and nervous about… but then life begins at the end of our comfort zone… isn’t it? #LaxmmiBomb."

Akshay was last seen in the romantic comedy Good Newwz, alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani. In the future, he will be seen in movies like Sooryavanshi, Bachchan Pandey and Prithviraj.