Aishwarya to star opposite Anil Kapoor in ‘Fanney Khan’


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who returned from the Cannes film festival with daughter Aaradhya has zeroed on a new project. As per report, she has signed Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra’s new movie, titled ‘Fanney Khan’ and she will star opposite Anil Kapoor.

The project will be joint venture of KriArj Entertainment and Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra Pictures.

“Aishwarya is part of Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra’s film. It’s a drama. It’s his kind of cinema,” sources close to the project told PTI.

The movie will go on floors by the end of 2017 and the makers are yet to finalize the rest of the cast. In an interview, she revealed, "No, I took a break for the past five months because of personal reasons. I’m glad I did. It meant a lot for me, personally, so I didn’t have any professional meetings. I started last week and I have liked two subjects already. So, as and when, we feel the need or when the time is right, we will share the news with you."

The 43-year-old actor was last seen in OmungKumar’s ‘Sarbjit’.