Akshay Kumar has confirmed the release date of his upcoming movie Laxmmi Bomb, in which he’s going to be seen in the role of a transgender. The actor unveiled a new teaser and announced that the movie will arrive on Disney+ Hotstar around Diwali this year. It’ll be streaming online from November 9 onwards.
The new teaser opens with a caption: ‘When the outcast becomes outraged’ as Akshay is seen as a moustached man transforming into a transgender. A voice echoes in the background, “Aaj se tera naam Laxman nahi, Laxmmi Hoga (Now your name might not be Laxman, you are going to be referred to as Laxmmi).” A bleeding wound could also be seen forming at the centre of his brow as he transforms into a different avatar.
Sharing the teaser, Akshay wrote, “Iss Diwali aapke gharon mein “laxmmi” ke saath ek dhamakedar “bomb” bhi aayega. Aa rahi hai #LaxmmiBomb 9th November ko, only on @DisneyPlusHSVIP ! Get in a position for a mad ride kyunki #YehDiwaliLaxmmiBombWaali #DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex @advani_kiara.”
The horror comedy is a remake of Tamil blockbuster movie, Muni 2: Kanchana. Raghava Lawrence, who had helmed the original, will be making his Hindi directorial debut with this one. The movie also stars Kiara Advani, Tusshar Kapoor, Sharad Kelkar, Ashwini Kalsekar and plenty of others.
The first look from the movie showed Akshay applying kohl to his eyes. The other look showed an angry Akshay, dressed up as a woman in a sari and bangles, standing in front of a Hindu deity. In June, Akshay had unveiled another new look of his character on Instagram. The actor’s face may also be seen rimmed in blue hues, as he’s seen donning a big red bindi on his brow. The poster read, “Jiss din sach main mere saamne bhoot aaya na…toh maa kasam chudiyaan pehen lunga. (The day a ghost will in point of fact appear in front of me…I swear, will wear bangles that day).” Akshay unveiled another spooky poster of the film, wherein a lady is seen holding a trident as she poses in ‘Natraj’ posture while donning a red sari.
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While launching the first two looks of his upcoming horror-drama, Laxmmi Bomb by live interplay on Hotstar Disney Plus, Akshay had called the genre of the film his “favourite” and a “ardour project”, he said that he used to be having a look forward to doing the movie.
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