Laxmii ‘is a horror-comedy, featuring Akshay Kumar as a transgender. It also stars actress Kiara Advani in a pivotal role. According to media reports, the filmmakers received a legal notice from Shri Rajput Karni Sena, who found Akshay Kumar’s film title objectionable and derogatory towards the Hindu goddess Laxmii.
The trailer for the film was released on October 9, 2020. Karni Sena today sent a legal notice to the filmmakers to change the name of the film. Some people claimed a stereotypical representation of the transgender community, while others felt the film’s title is derogatory as it insults the Hindu goddess Laxmi.
Recent film critic Taran Adarsh’s announcement on his Twitter account. ” NEW DEVELOPMENT… #LaxmmiBomb title changed… New title: #Laxmii… Premieres 9 Nov 2020 on #DisneyPlusHotstarVIP… Stars #AkshayKumar and #KiaraAdvani.”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 29, 2020
In the film, which is a remake of the Tamil film “Muni 2: Kanchana”, Akshay Kumar will be seen playing the role of a man who has been possessed by the spirit of a transgender woman.
Laxmii’s film has been directed by Raghava Lawrence and will premiere on Disney + Hotstar on November 9. It also stars Kiara Advani, Tusshar Kapoor, Ayesha Raza, Sharad Kelkar, and Rajesh Sarma.