There are no free meals, at least not in Bollywood. In his effort to aggrandize his viewership by wooing the transgender community as a marketing strategy for Laxmmi Bomb, Akshay Kumar has now roped in the celebrity transgender Laxmi Narayan Tripathy. We are given to understand that Ms Tripathy would be a part of the film’s marketing henceforth. Sources say the lady is being paid handsomely for making herself a part of the Laxmmi Bomb marketing campaign and that she has agreed to promote and endorse Akshay Kumar’s transgender role at a price.
Says a source closely connected with Laxmmi Bomb. “Laxmiji was roped in on Akshay Kumar’s behest. She is quite kicked by the idea of a Bollywood superstar playing a transgender.” Akshay Kumar is the first major Bollywood superstar to not only play a transgender, he is also opening up the audience profile by including the third sex in the viewership count. ALSO READ: Laxmmi Bomb: Hindu Sena Demands Akshay Kumar Starrer’s Title To Be Changed For Allegedly Promoting ‘Love Jihad’; Calls It ‘Derogatory’ And ‘Offensive’
Meanwhile, there have been reports of the film turning into a franchise, like the original Kanchana. Reacting to these reports, producer Tusshar Kapoor spilled the beans to a media portal and said, “Yes of course. I don't know now. That depends on the response to the film. If you guys watch it and make it a blockbuster, we will definitely come back. Whether it is a prequel or a sequel, I don't know but we will come back.” ALSO READ: Akshay Kumar Ditches His Luxurious Car To Head To Work; Opts For A Bike And Jetty Ride Instead
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