Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, whose last release was ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ (2016), will be seen as a pop star in ‘Fanney Khan.’ However, BizAsiaLive.com has learnt that her appearance might only be a short one, much the same as ‘ADHM’.

Whilst Anil Kapoor plays the lead role, he and Bachchan are not paired opposite each other. In the film, Kapoor’s daughter is an aspiring singer, who’s shamed for her weight as well as physical appearance and looks up to her.

Although the light-eyed beauty was seen quite a bit in the trailer, apparently, she has limited screen time, reports DNA India. A source reveals, “Aishwarya has a short but interesting role in the movie. She’s barely in it for around 15-20 minutes, so it’s a special appearance. She shot for around 12-13 days with Anil and Rajkummar Rao. Two songs — a dance number and a love track — have been filmed on her.”

“When Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and director Atul Manjrekar narrated the script to her, she was drawn to it because of the theme of fat shaming, which she feels, needs to be addressed,” the source informed.

‘Fanney Khan’ releases in August this year.

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