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The horror comedy film ‘Lakshmi Bom’ starring Akshay Kumar has just been named ‘Lakshmi’. On Thursday, the film’s director Raghav Lawrence went to the censor board to get the certificate. The producers consulted with the CBFC after the screening. The filmmakers Shabina Khan, Tusshar Kapoor and Akshay Kumar decided to change the title keeping in mind the feelings of the audience.
Karni threatened the army a day earlier
On Wednesday, All India Rajput Karini Sena sent a notice to the filmmakers. He threatened that the film would not be released unless the title was changed. The title of the film ‘Lakshmi Boma’ was accused of hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus.
Mukesh Khanna also made an aggressive attack
Many social media users as well as ‘powerful’ celebrity Mukesh Khanna have objected to the title of the film. He claimed a biopic of the film from a long social media post. Khanna said, “Adding a bomb in front of Lakshmi feels like mischief. Can you name the movie Alla Bom or Badas Yeshu?” (Read the full story)
It was earlier called ‘Lakshmi Boma’
In an interview, Raghav Lawrence said, “Our Tamil film was named after the main character ‘Kanchana’. Kanchana means gold, which is a form of Lakshmi. I also wanted to keep it at the beginning of the Hindi remake. One should apply and what could be better than Lakshmi. “
Raghav added, “By the grace of God, this film (Kanchan) was an explosion. That is why we named it (Hindi remake) ‘Lakshmi Bom’. The place of Lakshmi Bomb is unforgettable. Name appropriate for movie “”
There are also allegations of promoting love jihad in the film
Akshay Kumar played the role of Asif in ‘Lakshmi’, he married a Hindu girl Priya (Kiara Advani). Since its release, the film has been accused of promoting love-jihad and has been constantly demanding a boycott.