Kanchana remake starring Akshay Kumar titled Laaxmi Bomb
We had recently reported about Akshay Kumar starring in the remake of blockbuster Tamil film ‘Kanchana’ aka ‘Muni 2’. Raghava Lawrence, who directed and starred in the original, is helming the remake version as well. The Hindi version has been titled as ‘Laaxmi Bomb’ and shoot has already commenced. Writer-director Farhad Samji has adapted the script to make it suitable for the sensibilities of the Hindi audience.
‘Kanchana’, the second instalment in the ‘Muni’ franchise, revolves around the series protagonist Raghava and a transgender ghost. The novel element of a transgender being shown in good light was the movie’s USP. Sarath Kumar’s stellar performance as the transgender got widespread appreciation. In the Hindi version, it is said that Akshay Kumar will be reprising the role played by Lawrence. Kiara Advani is the female lead. Though the makers are yet to reveal who will be essaying the transgender part, names like Amitabh Bachchan, Madhavan and Sanjay Dutt are doing the rounds in social medias.