She’s Now The Pivotal Character
With time, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has become so much more focused on her career that her dedication to the one part that she has on her plate has impressed the producer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra enough to give the actress more space in Fanney Khan, the Mehra production directed by debutant Atul Manjrekar.
“She now has a far more important role than the actress who played her part in the original film,” says a source close to the film.
For those who came in late, Fanney Khan is the official Indian remake of the Dutch filmEverybody’s Famous. Aishwarya plays the role of a superstar singer, originally played by Thekla Reuten.
“It was always one of the pivotal characters. But now Aishwarya has been given far more importance in the script than what the original actress got. Aishwarya plays a singer. She has four songs and she will sing on screen for herself for the first time,” says a source close to the project.