Movie buffs are quite excited about the release of Fanney Khan. Long time after Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can be seen on the screen. Interest has generated due to unique pairing of Rajkummar Rao and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also. Anil Kapoor will be seen in this movie too where an evil of body shaming has been highlighted in a very subtle manner. Story of a common man will be told through the movie. Here a man is trying hard to establish her daughter as a singer. In spite of talent, Pihu aka Lata has been rejected from several auditions and riding low on self esteem now due to overweight. Presence of stars in the movie has ensured that the movie will not be opened with empty seats.
Recently, an interview has been given by Atul Manjerekar who has been debuting in Bollywood with this movie. According to Atul, it is a story about dreams and aspirations. Regarding the cast, Atul Manjerekar has said “I had a wonderful experience working with actors who are so professional and giving. All my actors and technicians have held my hand through the entire process.” Talking about unusual pairing of Aishwarya and Rajkummar, he has said “When I was making a character sketch it was like, she is the most beautiful woman in the country, with the perfect voice and she is an amazing dancer. A God-like combination and someone that young girls look upto.” So, only one woman can satisfy all these criteria that is gorgeous Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Regarding Rajkummar, director has revealed, “You just want to cuddle him, his heart is on his sleeves.”
About intriguing title of the movie, he has said “It was a take on the word Fankaar. Every fankar thinks he thinks he is the Fanney Khan and that he has made it in life. That was the thought and I believe that there’s a Fanney Khan in every human being and it is their dreams that sets them apart”