Accident on sets of Fanney Khan injures assistant director

Fanney Khan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anil Kapoor will soon be seen in the upcoming film, Fanney Khan. While the shooting of the film is in progress, a crew member of the film was seriously injured on November 5, 2017. A scene was being shot at the Flora Fountain area in Mumbai when a motorbike hit one of the assistant directors of the film.

The shot had Aishwarya Rai Bachchan travelling in a cab when a bike hit the assistant director when she was crossing the road. The assistant director reportedly had earphones plugged, due to which she could not hear the sound of the bike that was approaching.

The incident was confirmed by the makers who reportedly said, “In an unfortunate accident yesterday, one of the assistant directors of our film – Fanney Khan, suffered some injuries during the shoot in Mumbai when a motor cycle rider crashed into her. She was immediately given first aid and taken to the hospital for further treatment. She is completely fine now and will soon join the crew for the shoot. The police are dealing with the errant motorcyclist as per the due process of law.”

The upcoming film also stars Rajkummar Rao. Anil Kapoor will be seen playing the role of a father and an aspiring singer while Aishwarya Rai will be seen playing the role of a glamorous singer. Rajkummar Rao will be seen playing Aishwarya’s love interest. Reports say that Fanney Khan is the official remake of the Oscar nominated film, Everybody’s Famous! and will also mark the directorial debut of Atul Manjrekar. The film is expected to be released by April 2018. Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai will be seen together on the silver screens after a long time since they worked together in Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai in 2000. The actors, Anil and Aishwarya have also worked together in the film Taal.

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