Sony Max set to premiere ‘Fanney Khan’ on 18 Jan

MUMBAI: Hindi movie channel Sony Max is all set to premiere the slice-of-life story ‘Fanney Khan’ on 18 January at 9 pm.

Directed by Atul Manjrekar, the film has a stellar cast including Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Divya Dutta, and Pihu Sand; where they make the two extreme worlds of chawl and looming skyscraper collide to achieve what they have aspired for their entire life.

The film revolves around the relationship of a father with his overweight daughter. Prashant Kumar an orchestra singer of 90s known as Fanney Khan (Anil Kapoor) is a fan of Mohammad Rafi.

However, he could never make it to the music world. When his daughter is born he names her Lata after Lata Mangeshkar and promises to make her a renowned singer. Many years later Lata aspires to be a singer but is criticised for her weight.

Prashant works in a small factory which shuts operations, and he feels that his dream of making Lata a singer will be shattered. Soon thereafter, he secretly takes up to driving as a vocation and when the well-known singer Baby Singh, hails a ride, he kidnaps her and with the help of his friend, Adir, he takes her to his erstwhile factory. They call Baby’s manager Karan Kakkad and ask him for ransom. But as the story unfolds, Fanney’s world turns upside down.

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