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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play a glamorous singer in Fanney Khan

Aishwarya, who will be seen opposite Anil Kapoor on screen for the third time, essays the role of a glamourous singer in Fanney Khan.

bollywood Updated: Jun 30, 2017 09:33 IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was last seen in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was last seen in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Anil Kapoor’s Fanney Khan is set to feature Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as a glamourous singer, producer Prernaa Arora has confirmed.

Aishwarya Rai during the music launch of a Marathi film, Hrudyantar, in Mumbai. (PTI)

Fanney Khan will mark the directorial debut of Atul Manjrekar, and is the Hindi adaptation of the 2000 Dutch release, Everybody’s Famous!

Aishwarya Rai along with her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan spotted at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, on June 18, 2017. (IANS)

The musical-drama shows Aishwarya as a glamorous singer. Aishwarya, who is currently on a family vacation in New York, will start her preparations for the role as soon as she is back in Mumbai.

“Aishwarya is a stunning and an extremely talented actress. In Fanney Khan, she will be seen in a completely different avatar from all our past films. She is the spunky, enchanting female protagonist who will make you smile with her screen presence,” Prerna said in a press statement.

Talking about rumours that Aishwarya makes her singing debut with Fanney Khan, Prernaa Arora said, “For now she is not singing, but yes she is playing a singer in the film, but in reality we still have to wait for that big moment when she decides to sing.”

Fanney Khan’s lead actor Anil Kapoor may be lending his voice for a number of songs for the film. Anil will kick off shooting in the first week of August. Aishwarya joins him by the month end and the film will wrap up in a start-to-finish schedule by October.

Anil and Aishwarya were earlier seen together in Subhash Ghai’s Taal (1999) and Satish Kaushik’s Humara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000).

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