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Madhavan reveals why he opted out of Aishwarya's Fanney Khan as Rajkummar bags role

PTI
Published Sep 1, 2017, 9:49 am IST
Updated Sep 1, 2017, 9:53 am IST
After speculation over Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's love interest in the film, the casting has fallen in place.
Both the names of R Madhavan and Rajkummar Rao were linked opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 'Fanney Khan.'
 Both the names of R Madhavan and Rajkummar Rao were linked opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 'Fanney Khan.'

Mumbai: National award winning-actor Rajkummar Rao has come on board Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Fanney Khan'.

The actor, who was recently praised for his performance in 'Bareilly Ki Barfi', will join Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Divya Dutta in the new film.

 

Mehra announced the news on Twitter by welcoming Rao aboard.

Earlier, there were reports about Madhavan being a part of the film, but the actor has confirmed he dropped out of the film due to scheduling conflicts.

"I loved the script and was really keen to be part of an interesting ensemble like 'Fanney Khan', unfortunately, I couldn't commit to the project due to date issues. I wish the team of all the luck," Madhavan said in a statement.

 

While Arora said, "I think Madhavan is one of the finest actors we have today. I look forward to working with him in the future".

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