MUMBAI: A crew member of Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra’s Fanney Khan sustained serious wounds during a scene being shot with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Mumbai in a movie along Anil Kapoor who wil appear in salt-and-pepper look.
Earlier, Aishwarya was seen in a glamorous role in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Now, she will follow the similar look in Fanney Khan opposite Anil Kapor and Rajkummar Rao.
The Aishwarya-starrer shot to media limelight owing to Rao’s injury. The movie once again attracted the attention because of an accident that occurred on its set.
The scene was being shot with Aishwarya at the Flora Fountain area of Mumbai when a crew member met with an accident. The third assistant director was plugged in to the headphones connected to her walkie-talkie. She could not hear the sound of the bike which was approaching and while crossing the road it crashed into her.
From to delay in the shoot due to the film has been in news for quite some time.
The official statement from the team states, “ 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.”
Fanney Khan is scheculed to be screened on 13 April 2018. This film is an official adaptation of Oscar nominated Dutuch film, Everybody’s Famous!
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Prernaa Arora are jointly producing this film.