In a major development the makers of Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmmi Bomb are planning to release the flim on digital platform. According to a report published in Mid-Day the director and the lead star Akshay Kumar are contemplating to get the film screened on Disney Plus Hotstar.
Confirming the news, a source close to the development revealed to Mid-day, “Akshay, director Raghava Lawrence and the producers are discussing the offer. There's a lot of post-production work left on the movie, including editing, background music, mixing and VFX. Since the team is working from home, the process is taking longer than usual. However, the makers are hoping to have the film ready by June. Although currently, the lockdown is on till May 3, theatres may continue to remain closed to ensure social distancing. In such a scenario, the team may consider having a direct-to-web release."
The source further told the tabloid, “Akshay wants to make sure none of the invested parties makes losses, and that the movie reaches a wide audience. While Disney+Hotstar ensures a worldwide reach, making the film available across small towns in India will be a concern for them." For the unversed, the film is a remake of a Tamil horror-comedy, Muni 2: Kanchana and the shoot had kicked off last year. The film stars Akshay as a man who is possessed by a transgender ghost. Actor Tusshar Kapoor is also one of the producers of the film. he film was supposed to release on May 22, 2020 but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.