Laxmmi Bomb

Laxmmi Bomb is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language comedy horror film written and directed by Raghava Lawrence in his Hindi directorial debut. It is a remake of the 2011 Tamil film Muni 2: Kanchana and stars Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani.[2] Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will not be released theatrically in India and will stream there on Disney+Hotstar on 9 November 2020.[1]

Laxmmi Bomb
Laxmmi Bomb film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byRaghava Lawrence
Produced byCape of Good Films
Fox Star Studios
Shabinaa Entertainment
Tushar Entertainment House
Written byRaghava Lawrence
Farhad Samji
Sparsh Khetarpal
Tasha Bhambra
Based onMuni 2: Kanchana (2011)
StarringAkshay Kumar
Kiara Advani
Music byScore:
Amar Mohile
Songs:
Tanishk Bagchi
Shashi–DJ Khushi
Anup Kumar
CinematographyVetri Palanisamy
Kush Chhabria
Edited byRajesh G. Pandey
Production
company
Cape of Good Films
Fox Star Studios
Shabinaa Entertainment
Tushar Entertainment House
Distributed byDisney+Hotstar
Release date
  • 9 November 2020 (2020-11-09)[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

The film, a remake of Muni 2: Kanchana, was announced in the second half of January 2019 by the director of its original version i.e. Raghava Lawrence with Akshay Kumar in lead role.[9]Principal photography began on 22 April 2019 with the shoot of song "Bismillah".In January 2020, the the starcast filmed song "Burj Khalifa" in Dubai.[10] The filming was wrapped up on 1 March 2020.[11]

Marketing and releaseEdit

Laxmmi Bomb was scheduled to be released on 22 May 2020,[12] but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[13]

On 29 June 2020, Disney+ Hotstar conducted virtual press conference where Akshay Kumar announced that the film will release on Disney+ Hotstar exclusively as part of Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex initiative which was a result of theatre shut down due to COVID-19 pandemic.[14] However, it was later decided to release the film in countries where theatres re-opened such as United Arab Emirates, Australia and New Zealand.[15]

The official trailer was launched by Disney+Hotstar on 9 October 2020. It was also announced that the film will be released globally on 9 November, near to Diwali.[1][16]

MusicEdit

The film's music was composed by Tanishk Bagchi, Shashi–DJ Khushi and Anup Kumar while lyrics written by Vaibhav Shrivastava, Vayu, Gagan Ahuja, Farhad Samji and Anup Kumar.

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Burjkhalifa"Gagan AhujaShashi–DJ KhushiDJ Khushi, Nikhita Gandhi3:07

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Laxmmi Bomb teaser: Akshay Kumar film to release on Nov 9 on Disney+ Hotstar, actor promises a big blast on Diwali". Hindustan Times. 16 September 2020. Retrieved 16 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Akshay's first look from 'Laxmmi Bomb' is out". Connect Gujarat. 3 October 2019. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  3. ^ "'Laxmmi Bomb' director reveals why film's title was changed from 'Kanchana' - Times of India". The Times of India. 17 October 2020. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  4. ^ a b Jha, Subhash K. (17 October 2020). "Akshay Kumar's 'Laxmmi Bomb' accused Of Love Jihad (whatever that means)". National Herald. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Laxmmi Bomb trailer: This Akshay Kumar starrer is all set to offer full-on entertainment". Eastern Eye. 9 October 2020.
  6. ^ original laxmmi. "sharad kelkar spotted in his new look". mumbai mirror.
  7. ^ "Laxmmi Bomb: Jab We Met's Anshuman to play villain in Akshay Kumar film". India Today. 16 July 2019. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  8. ^ Adivi, Sashidhar (10 December 2019). "Muskaan Khubchandani in Akshay Kumar's next film". Deccan Chronicle.
  9. ^ "BREAKING: Farhad Samji written Akshay Kumar starrer Kanchana remake titled Laaxmi Bomb". Bollywood Hungama. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  10. ^ "EXCLUSIVE! Akshay Kumar begins shooting for Kanchana remake; films a spooky song with the babas". Times Now. 22 April 2019. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Akshay Kumar wraps Laxmmi Bomb. Kiara Advani shares pic from last day of shoot". India Today. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  12. ^ "#BreakingNews: #LaxmmiBomb to release on [22 May 2020]... Stars Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani... Raghava Lawrence directs". Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Entertainment News: This Eid, no Salman Khan film at Box Office due to coronavirus COVID-19 – Opening day collection of his previous Eid releases". Zee News. 22 May 2020. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  14. ^ "Disney Plus Hotstar Makes Strategic Choice to Bypass India's Theaters, Give More Movies Streaming Premieres". Variety. 29 June 2020. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  15. ^ "Akshay Kumar Starrer 'Laxmmi Bomb' To Hit Theatres In UAE, Australia, New Zealand". Outlook. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  16. ^ "Akshay Kumar starrer Laxmmi Bomb to hit Disney Plus Hotstar on November 9". Indian Express. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 17 September 2020.

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