Madhavan reveals why he opted out of Aishwarya's Fanney Khan as Rajkummar bags role
National award winning-actor Rajkummar Rao has signed for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Fanney Khan', which also stars Aishwarya and Anil Kapoor.
The actor, who has been bagging praise for his performance in 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' these days, will join Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Divya Dutta in the new film.
Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra announced the news on Twitter by welcoming Rao aboard.
Earlier, there were reports about Madhavan is 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 added.
Further, the makers of the film added that, "we think Madhavan is one of the finest actors we have today. We will look forward to working with him in the future". Fanney Khan is a musical comedy film, directed by Atul Manjrekar and produced by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, KriArj Entertainment and T-Series.