FANNEY KHAN- story, cast and crew and songs
Fanney Khan is a 2018 musical comedy film whose whole story revolves around a common desire of becoming a famous singer in Bollywood. It is basically a remake of the Belgian Hollywood film “Everybody’s Famous” whose story is about a girl being pushed by her poor parents to become a singer and achieve their dreams on behalf. Everybody’s Famous was directed, produced and written by the same person named “Dominique Deruddere” and it was released on the 12th of April 2000.
Here in the remake of the Belgian film(Fanney Khan), the role of the old and poor father is played by Anil Kapoor (Prashant Sharma), a part-time vocalist in an orchestra who dreams of becoming a singer but fails as circumstances prevent him from becoming one. But after his marriage he tries to fulfill his dreams through his overweight teenage daughter Lata Sharma(Pihu Sand), named after the dynamic bollywood singer “Lata Mangeshkar”.
After repeatedly failing to make any impact on any of the music shows and repeatedly being teased of being overweight, Fanney Khan(anil kapoor known as Prashant Sharma) in order to protect his daughter’s career kidnaps the well known singer Baby Singh(Aishwarya Rai) with the assistance of Adhir(Rajkumar Rao). He demands that Lata be heard on a music show lest he kills Baby.
Cast and crew
- Atul Manjrekar – Director
- Bhushan Kumar, Krishna Kumar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Anil Kapoor – Producer
- Hussain Dalal – writer
- Abbas Dalal – dialogue writer
- Anil Kapoor as “Prashnat Sharma”
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as “Baby Singh”
- Rajkumar Rao as “Adhir“
- Pihu Sand as “Lata Sharma”
- Divya Dutta as “Kavita Sharma”
- Swati Semwal as “Jinal”
- Girish Kulkarni as “Karan Kakkad”
- Barbie Rajput as “Rhea”
- Satish Kaushik as “Kader Bhai”
- Tirru – cinematography
- Manish Malhotra – costume designer
Fanney Khan was initially scheduled to be released on the 15th of June 2018 on the occasion of Eid but its release date was later postoned. It was then released on 3rd of August 2018 worlwide with a duration of 129 minutes.
|Halka Halka||Sunidhi Chauhan, Divya Kumar|
|Achche Din||Amit Trivedi|
|Fu Bai Fu||Monali Thakur|
|Tere Jaisa Tu Hai||Monali Thakur|
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