Laxmii movie review: Below average remake at its worst.

Laxmii (2020) movie review and rating.

Laxmii (2020) now premiering on Disney Hotstar.
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani,
Sharad Kelkar, Aryan Preet,
Manu Rishi Chadha, Ashwini Kalsekar,
Vijay Kaushik, Muskaan Khubchandani,
Ayesha Chadha, Mir Sarwar,
Prachi Shah, Rajesh Sharma.
Director: Raghava Lawrence,
 Balakrishnan Thevar.
Language: Hindi.
Cinematography: Kush Chhabria,
Vetri Palanisamy.
Music Director: Tanishk Bagchi,
Anup Kumar, Amar Mohile, Shashi-Kushi.
Release date: 9 November 2020.
Running time: 2hr 21mins.
Genre: Action, Horror, Comedy.
What’s there in this film?.
Laxmii (2020), Released on Disney Hotstar after much trouble.  We know this is a remake of the Kanchana (2011) movie, let’s see how the movie is.
The one-line story is, Many of you know its story because it is a remake movie, so let me tell you a little bit about its story.Lakshmi is ostracized by her family at an early age because she is a transgender, so Lakshmi, who left home, grows up in the arms of someone named Abdul chacha.Lakshmi, who has suffered since childhood, buys a place with the money she has worked so hard to earn all her life, building a school and hospital to help transgender people like herself. But Girija (businessman) thinks of usurping that place and kills Laxmi and her family. Angered by this, Laxmi comes to avenge those who killed her family.
It’s a regular thing to remake a good hit movie, but it’s a challenge to make some changes in the film for its language and people, Lawrence has done all this work, some changes in the story workout decently but some are not so much, this is my opinion.
No matter this film is directed by Raghava Lawrence, the main reason I saw the film was Akshay Kumar. I started watching the film relying on him, but although the story didn’t meet my expectations, Akshay Kumar’s performance as Asif and Laxmi fulfilled my expectations to some extent.
Kiara Advani as Rashmi, Although not the main character, she has done exactly the job given to her.
For me the only thing that is complete in the film is the songs, everything is somewhat enjoyable. I would say these are the only plus of the film.
What’s not there in this film?.
Despite the fact that the film was directed by Raghava Lawrence who took Kanchana (2011), the film turned out to be a complete mess due to poor execution and over rushing.
The truth is that not even a single scene in this film is complete.  This is true even if you do not believe it.
Apart from Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani, the performance of the other actors is not good enough. The jokes made mainly by Ashwini Kalsekar and Ayesha Raza combo evoke hatred rather than laughter.
We know that Manu Rishi Chadha is a good comedian, but not even a single scene where he does as a funniness in this film will make you laugh.
The thing I don’t like about the film except the actors is the cinematography. the special effects are very important for horror films like this, but in this film, they are completely screwed up.
There are a lot of unnecessary comments in the film, but even though we don’t need them they further slow down the film.
They said the film was a horror-comedy film but there was not a single scene in the film that was scary and the comedy scenes in the film are not so enjoyable.
The one line about this film is, funny less comedies with a vague storyline, even if you disagree with this, this is the truth.
Star performance:
It fits Akshay Kumar.
Because of his average performance.
I have told the story of the film above and there is nothing to tell again in the film because there is no that much twists and turns in the story to explain further.

Although the film was directed by Raghava Lawrence who directed Kanchana, the film was not worth much to spend your valuable time.

My recommendation:

 Instead of watching the half baked remake films like this, you can watch the original films.


Acting: 3/5.

Story: 2.75/5.

Cinematography: 2.75/5.

Music: 3/5.

Overall rating of Laxmii (2020) movie:

2.75/5 – Lots to enhance (by Movie Laundry).

Overall pros and cons:


Akshay Kumar’s average performance.
Kiara Advani.
Songs, but not much.


Poor execution.
Over rushed screenplay.
Acting of the cast.
Funnyless comedies.
Cinematography and the special effects (major drawback).
Vague storyline.
Other movies like this.

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