Netizens call for Akshay Kumar's Laxmmi Bomb boycott

October 16, 2020: 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.

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October 16, 2020: 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.

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.

 

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