@akshaykumar and @advani_kiara  starrer #Laxmii shatters records; becomes the biggest movie opening on @DisneyplusHSVIP ever.

@akshaykumar and @advani_kiara  starrer #Laxmii shatters records; becomes the biggest movie opening on @DisneyplusHSVIP ever.
@akshaykumar and @advani_kiara  starrer #Laxmii shatters records; becomes the biggest movie opening on @DisneyplusHSVIP ever.

@akshaykumar and @advani_kiara  starrer #Laxmii shatters records; becomes the biggest movie opening on @DisneyplusHSVIP ever.
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Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmii shatters records; becomes the biggest movie opening on Disney+ Hotstar VIP ever
~ Breaks all records previously set by any other movie on opening night on Disney+ Hotstar VIP ~
~ Directed by Raghava Lawrence, the family-entertainer is Now Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar VIP ~
Mumbai, 10th November 2020: One of this year’s most anticipated Bollywood movies, Laxmii starring Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani that was released on Disney+ Hotstar VIP has gone on to shatter records! Within hours of its release the movie has broken all previous records set by any other Bollywood blockbuster to become the movie with the biggest opener for Disney+ Hotstar VIP. The horror-comedy movie that sees Akshay Kumar in a never-before-seen role of transgender piqued the interest of millions of fans who logged in to catch the First Day First Show of the blockbuster film and made it the most watched movie on the platform.
Actor Akshay Kumar said, “I am overwhelmed and overjoyed by the response that Laxmii received. It’s heartening to know that audiences and fans from across the country logged on to Disney+ Hotstar VIP to watch the movie within hours of its release. Who doesn’t love beating records – whether it’s at the box-office or opening night on streaming platforms. Nothing is comparable to this feeling of euphoria” 
Sunil Rayan, President & Head – Disney+ Hotstar said, “We couldn’t be happier with the kind of response our direct-to-digital movies have received. They have been loved by millions across the country, and today we’re happy to see that Laxmii has gone and set a new-record to become the movie with the biggest opening night! A movie like this one makes for a great festive watch and we hope that it continues to brighten everyone’s Diwali”
Laxmii is the story of a man possessed by the ghost of a transgender. The family entertainer has been directed by Raghava Lawrence and stars Akshay Kumar, Kiara Advani, Ayesha Raza Mishra, Sharad Kelkar, Tarun Arora, Ashwini Kalsekar, Manu Rishi Chadha, Rajesh Sharma and others.
Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscribers get the best of entertainment and LIVE sporting action. With an annual subscription of Disney+ Hotstar VIP viewers can enjoy a full year of LIVE cricket along with mega blockbuster films that will directly release on the platform like Dil Bechara, Khuda Haafiz, Lootcase soon to be released Nayanthara starrer Tamil movie Mookuthi Amman and more, exclusive Hotstar Specials shows in seven languages like Special Ops, Aarya, Hostages 2 and the best of global SuperHero movies dubbed in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and much more.
Catch this horror-comedy – Laxmii starring Akshay Kumar Now Streaming only on Disney+ Hotstar VIP
About Disney+ Hotstar
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