Amid the nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the entertainment industry has suffered a huge blow. The production and the filming of many upcoming Bollywood movies have come to a sudden halt. Not only has the shooting process suffered but also the release dates of several ventures have been postponed. Meanwhile, the rumors have started to make rounds in the B-town that Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmmi Bomb might skip theatrical release and go digital. Helmed by Raghava Lawrence, Laxmmi Bomb is speculated to release on Disney Plus Hotstar.
Akshay Kumar’s much-awaited film completed its shooting in the first week of March. As per the reports, the filmmakers are in talks with Disney Plus Hotstar for releasing the film on the digital platform. The sources close to the development say that Akshay and the makers of the film are debating a release date on the OTT platform and may consider Disney Plus Hotsar’s offer as a lot of post-production work on the film is still remaining. But it is suspected that everyone from the team is working from home to get the film ready by June.
The latest reports state that Akshay and makers are in talks for an OTT release as the lockdown has been extended till May 3 and theatres are advised to stay shut due to social distancing.
Talking about the film, i is the remake of a Tamil-horror-comedy titled Muni 2: Kanchana and the shoot of the film kick-started last year. The film features Akshay Kumar as a man possessed by a transgender ghost. The plot of the film revolves around the funny situations that arise due to this. The shoot of Laxmmi Bomb completed in the early weeks of March.
The film was originally slated to release on May 22, 2020. However, the makers are deciding to opt for a different route due to the nationwide lockdown.