Before Raghava Lawrence grew to become a profitable director, he began his profession as a dancer. The filmmaker, who ventured into Hindi cinema with Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani-starrer Laxmii, was once a background dancer behind Prabhudeva.
In the music Chikku Bukku Rayile from the 1993 Tamil movie Gentleman, Raghava was one of many background dancers. In July this 12 months, he had shared a throwback image with Prabhudeva from his dancing days and written, “Sweet memories with prabudeva master !!”
Raghava made his foray in Bollywood with Laxmii, a remake of his Tamil horror comedy Muni 2: Kanchana. The movie stars Akshay as a person who’s possessed by the spirit of a transgender individual searching for revenge.
In a tweet hours earlier than the discharge of Laxmii, Raghava had written, “Hi friends and fans, My Hindi debut direction movie Laxmi is releasing in #Disneyplushotstar at 7.05 pm today. Through Tamil movie Kanchana I wanted to convey the pain and struggles of transgenders and the movie received lot of appreciation from transgender’s community and the public. ”
Raghava additionally showered reward on Akshay for giving his nod to such a ‘tough’ position. “Like, when Akshay sir is acting in it’s Hindi remake, I hope the message will reach to wider audience. Normally actors agree such tough roles but I believe Akshay sir being such a good human being he cares a lot for the society and previously he has given so many good message films. My special thanks to Akshay sir for accepting and doing this role and I’d like to extend my thanks to sister Shabina for the whole process of this film, Tusshar sir, Kiara Advani for acting beautifully, My DOP Vetri, my co-directors and to all technicians who worked for this film, ”he wrote.
Laxmii bought a direct-to-digital launch on November 9 on Disney + Hotstar. The movie is releasing in theaters in choose worldwide markets – UAE, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Mauritius, Thailand and South Africa.
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