Akshay Kumar’s Laxmmi Bomb director Raghav Lawrence steps down as director, says he felt insulted

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Just a few hours after Akshay Kumar released the first poster of Laxmmi Bomb, director Raghava Lawrence stepped out of the film.

Laxmmi Bomb director Raghav Lawrence steps down

Director Raghava Lawrence has released a statement announcing that he is quitting the film. 

Laxmmi Bomb director Raghav Lawrence steps down

He wrote on social media, “Hi dear friends and fans, there is an old popular saying in Tamil which tells ‘Don’t step into any house where there is no respect’. In this world, more than money and fame, self-respect is the most important attribute to a person’s character. So I have decided to step out of the project, ‘Laxmmi Bomb’, the Hindi remake of Kanchana. I don’t want to mention the reason because there are multiple reasons, but one of them is that the first look poster of the film was released today without my knowledge and even without discussing anything with me. I was informed about this by a third person. It is very painful for a director to know about his movie’s first look release from others. I feel very disrespected and disappointed.”

“As a creator, I’m also not satisfied with the poster design as well. This shouldn’t happen to any director. I can hold back my script because I haven’t signed any agreement regarding this film, but I won’t do it because it is not professional. I’m ready to give my script because I personally respect Akshay Kumar sir a lot. They can replace me with some other director according to their wish. Soon I’m going to meet Akshay Kumar sir to give the script and step out of this project in a good way. All the very best to the entire team. I wish the movie a great success.” he added.

Laxmmi Bomb is the remake of Raghava’s Muni 2: Kanchana that was released in the year 2011.

The film also stars Kiara Advani and R Madhavan. Amitabh Bachchan will also have a pivotal role in the film.

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Produced by A Cape of Good Films and Fox Star Studios, in association with Shabinaa Entertainment & Tusshar Entertainment House, Laxmmi Bomb will be releasing on 5 June, 2020.