Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxxmi Bomb has been a topic of discussion ever since it was announced. The film is said to be a remake of Tamil film Kanchana, which starred Lawrence in the lead role. It is Akshay’s first collaboration with actor-director Raghava Lawrence.
If anything to go by the latest report, Disney+Hotstar has bought its digital right for a whopping Rs 125 crore making it the biggest ever Hindi film deal for an OTT platform.
As per a report in Tollywood.net, Disney+Hotstar has shelled out Rs 125 crore for Akshay Kumar’s much awaited film Laxxmi Bomb. This might be the costliest Bollywood movie deal for any OTT platform but you should know that the film had a potential of minting over Rs 300 crore at the box office.
Talking about playing a man possessed by the spirit of a transgender called Laxmm, Akshay Kumar said, “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.”
Watch First day First show of #LaxmmiBomb from the comfort of your homes. Do baatein guaranteed hai : hassoge bhi aur darroge bhi ? Only on @DisneyplusHSVIP with #DisneyPlusHotstarVIPMultiplex.@advani_kiara @TusshKapoor @offl_Lawrence @Shabinaa_Ent @foxstarhindi pic.twitter.com/HZwS4HEB2G
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 29, 2020
There are people saying that makers of the film should have waited till the theatres across the country re-open rather than selling the film at Rs 125 crore to Disney+Hotstar.
It is reported that the makers of the film will take yet another month to announce the release date of Laxxmi Bomb on Disney+Hotstar. Currently, the film is in post-production stage.
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