The title of the movie starring Akshay Kumar, Laxmmi Bomb Name Changed. The name is changed to Laxmii. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news on Thursday evening about the name changing from Laxmmi Bomb to Laxmii. It has been reported that the name change has been done due to several Hindu protests against the title ‘Laxmmi Bomb,’ saying that it hurts the religious sentiments of the Hindu community as the name is disrespecting the name of ‘Goddess Laxmi.’
Reason Behind Changing The Name From Laxmmi Bomb To Laxmii
Karni Sena has sent a lot of legal notice to the filmmakers, demanding to change the title of the movie. The director of the movie is Raghava Lawrence. According to many media reports, the Laxmmi Bomb went to the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for censor certification. After many discussions, the Makers of Laxmmi Bomb decided to change the name to Laxmii as the Hindu community’s sentiments were getting to hurt.
Laxmmi film is a remake of a film named Kanchana, which was released in 2011. Raghava Lawrence made it. According to a news interview with PTI, the Director, Raghava Lawrence, had told that they had changed the name from Laxmmi Bomb to Laxmii to please the Hindu community.
He told this to PTI,
“Our Tamil film was named after the main lead character Kanchana. Kanchana means ‘gold’ which is a form of Lakshmi. Earlier 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 Laxmii,”
Akshay Kumar plays the role of a man who is possessed by a transgender ghost in Laxmii.
Earlier, he also said this about his role in the movie,
“In my career of 30 years, this is my most mentally intense role. It has been that tough. I’ve never experienced something like this before. The credit goes to my director, Lawrence, sir. He introduced me to a version of myself, which I didn’t know existed.”
Laxmmi Bomb Name Changed to Laxmii is the latest update about the movie after been in religious controversy for a long time.