After jewellery brand Tanishq receiving backlash for its recent advertisement, it is Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani's film Laxmmi Bomb that has come on the radar of the netizens. The film which is soon to release on OTT platform is making it to the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Netizens are calling for its boycott as they feel that the film is promoting love-jihad. The trailer of Laxmmi Bomb recently released and it had Akshay playing the character of Asif. Now, netizens feel that he is married to a woman named Priya played by Kiara Advani. Just on the basis of names, netizens are calling for its boycott.
A netizen wrote, "Is it true ? Then what is going on Name of movie - #LaxmmiBomb Release on festival - Diwali Actor Name - Asif
Actress Name - Priya Why they r promoting LOVE JIHADRed question mark ornament What culture they r promotingRed question mark ornament #BoycottLaxmiBomb." Another one wrote, "#LaxmmiBomb Curious to know why name of lead changed from Raghav (Original Movie) to Asif (Laxmi Bomb)? @akshaykumar."
Earlier, netizens had called for the boycott of Laxmmi Bomb after Akshay Kumar released a video talking about Bollywood stars and drugs. He had requested all to not put everyone under the same blanket.
Is it true ? Then what is going on— deep (@Imprade65638637) October 13, 2020
Name of movie - #LaxmmiBomb
Release on festival - Diwali
Actor Name - Asif
Actress Name - Priya
Why they r promoting
What culture they r promoting❓#BoycottLaxmiBomb @ShefVaidya @vivekagnihotri @prachyam7
@akshaykumar aap bhi dusre acter ki Tarah nikale ......laxmi bomb nhi hota laxmi laxmi hota h..kabhi Allah bomb me kam karke dikhana dam h to....Kisi ki bhavnao ka kdra hi nhi h... Bollywood me ,, boycott Bollywood..— Jitendra Pardhi (@Jitendr46576838) October 15, 2020
Laxmmi Bomb is slated to release during the festival of Diwali. It is the story of a man who is possessed by the spirit of a transgender woman. After the trailer was released, trans right activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi had appreciated Akshay Kumar's performance. (Also Read: Laxmmi Bomb Trailer: Fans Term Ashutosh Rana As 'Legend' After Akshay Kumar's Scream Scene Gets Compared To A Scene From Sangarsh; Call Akki 'CopyCat')
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