Mumbai: Tusshar Kapoor, who has acted and co-produced in the upcoming horror comedy ‘Laxmmi Bomb’, says the digital release of the Akshay Kumar starrer will help bring greater reach to the film than a theatrical release, which will makes a decision. apt during the ongoing pandemic phase. However, he acknowledged that movies are always made for theaters first.
“Originally it was expected to hit theaters in May. But we had new circumstances and made an informed and logical decision in the light of events. As creators, we wanted to show the film to a wider audience. It felt like this step. Good, because at this point more people will be watching it online than in theaters. We’re going beyond geographic restrictions with the film, ”said Tusshar.
The film is a remake of the Tamil horror comedy “Muni 2: Kanchana”, which Lawrence made in 2011.
Starring Akshay, “Laxmmi Bomb” also features Kiara Advani, Ayesha Raza Mishra and Sharad Kelkar.
Once the trailer was out, several Bollywood stars, including Aamir Khan and Taapsee Pannu, said they would have loved to see the movie on the big screen.
Earlier, when the creators announced the digital release of the film on Disney + Hotstar VIP, several distributors had expressed their displeasure. When asked if the move would cause a rift in the movie business, Tusshar said, “There is no animosity. When things return to normal, movie theaters will always be first preference. The circumstances forced us to find our way. Never intentionally. , films are always made for theaters first. “
‘Laxmmi Bomb’ will be released on November 9th.