Veteran Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor praised ace filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on his 54th birthday for his upcoming project Fanney Khan, Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai to Reunite after 17 Years for this film will be directed by debutant director Atul Manjrekar.
Now the releasing date has been confirmed and the film is clashing with Salman Khan’s Race 3. If you are waiting for Aishwarya Rai, Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao’s Fanney Khan, note the day 15th June 2018.
These two senior actors Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai were first paired for a musical romantic Hindi drama Taal (1999) and that film became a Box Office hit. A. R. Rahman’s music loved by 90’s listeners, some blockbuster tracks Ishq Bina, Taal Se Taal, Ramta Jogi are still favorite.
In 2000, the hit on-screen pair reunited for Satish Kaushik’s romantic drama Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai but the film failed to leave the same impression after which the Jodi had never worked together in any film.
Now National Film Award Winning Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to produce a film called Fanney Khan where Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai will share the screen for the third time and after a long period of 17 years.
Fanney Khan director Atul Manjrekar was worked as an editor in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s supernatural thriller movie Aks (2001) was the first film as director and writer of Mehra, is best known for critically acclaimed films Rang De Basanti (2006) and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).
Last year, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra launched Anil Kapoor’s son Harshvardhan Kapoor through romantic action film Mirzya and now all set to collaborate with Anil Kapoor will play a role of Fanney Khan in the film.
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Irrfan Khan was initially in news to play Fanney Khan’s character then Randeep Hooda came in limelight and now finally Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play lead female opposite former co-star Anil Kapoor.