During the ongoing global pandemic situation of Covid-19, theatres being shut over five months now. There are a number of films that have already opted for a direct to OTT release. In that list, the most anticipated and awaited big-budget ones are actor Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb that’s announced to release on Disney Plus Hotstar.
However, some reports have claimed that the film has been pulled out from the OTT platforms, and makers have decided to wait for cinemas to reopen, and release it theatrically only.
Rubbishing these baseless allegations floating around in some sections of the media. Now exclusively learnt that “Laxmmi Bomb” is very much releasing on the decided OTT platform and as per schedule in November.
A source confirms, “No, Laxmmi Bomb is not being pulled out of the OTT platform. These are absolutely fake stories which have no meaning. Disney Hotstar is absolutely going ahead with its plan to release Laxxmi Bomb.”
The reports also stated that the film was set to release on Kumar’s birthday on September 9, but this claim also turns out to be fake news.
“Laxmmi Bomb was never meant to release on Akshay’s birthday, which is the day after. So, the OTT platform is definitely going ahead with their plan or releasing the film in November and the date isn’t decided yet,” the source added this.
It is known that Raghava Lawrence is remaking the Tamil hit ‘Kanchana’ titled as “Laxmmi Bomb” and has Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in the lead. The rest of the star cast includes Ashwini Kaleskar, Tarun Arora, Sharad Kelkar, Ragini Kulkarni and others. The film will mark Raghava’s directorial debut in Hindi. Music for the film is by Manj Musik and Tanishk Bagchi.