Laxmii is a Hindi language horror-comedy film directed by Raghava Lawrence which is released on November 9, 2020, on Disney+ Hotstar. The film features Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani, and Sharad Kelkar in the main leading role. The film is not released in cinemas due to the current situation of Covid 19.
Laxmii is the most-watched movies on the OTT platform. The film faced a lot of criticism in India but it did hit in foreign countries like Australia, UAE, and Newzealand. Let's have a look at the estimated stats of the earning.
The film was released at 52 different locations in Australia in which the movie earned a total of 70.28 lakhs after the streaming of three days which are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. On Friday the film earned A$ 14,437, Saturday it earned A$ 16,020 and on Sunday the film earned A$ 22,804 overseas in Australia.
#Laxmii - #UAE...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 16, 2020
Mon [9 Nov 2020] $ 44,199
Tue [10 Nov 2020] $ 25,069
Wed [11 Nov 2020] $ 20,207
Thu [12 Nov 2020] $ 35,407
Fri [13 Nov 2020] $ 41,690
Sat [14 Nov 2020] $ 17,536
Sun [15 Nov 2020] $ 11,597
Total: $ 195,705 [₹ 1.46 cr]
Laxmii film was released on November 9, 2020, in Dubai, UAE. Laxmii in Dubai earned a total of 1.46 Cr. Laxmii film has generated a total of 60 lakh till the date which is the highest for any other Btovie which has been released on the OTT platform. Disney+ Hostar has gained approx 10 lakh subscribers on the day of Laxmii movie release.
The film was released at 21 locations in Newzealand where it earned 42.38 lakhs in total. It was also released in Fiji a Country in Oceania where it was released at seven locations that earned 17.17 lakhs in total. Papua New Guinea earned 18,538 rupees in total as it was released at only one location.
Talking about the film, this film features Akshay Kumar who does not believe in spirits. He gets possessed by a transgender ghost who looks for revenge. Kiara Advani plays the role of Akshay's wife. Laxmii is the remake of Muni 2: Kanchana, a Tamil language film directed by Raghava Lawrence which was earlier released in 2011.
Laxmii was earlier named as Laxmmi Bomb but after receiving a legal notice from Karni Sena, the makers of the film decided to change the name of the film. The legal notice stated that it is violating Hinduism culture and giving a wrong message to our society of the Goddess Laxmi.