BOLLYWOOD: Fans are waiting to find out what the upcoming film Fanney Khan, starring Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has to offer. The upcoming project will touching upon the concept of fat-shaming in society. Budding actor Pihu Sand who plays Anil’s daughter in Fanney Khan is seen being ridiculed in the film. So far, the audience is lauding the efforts of the film-makers for finally bringing the social issue into the limelight.
According to Times Now News, the female lead of Fanney Khan Aishwarya, who plays pop singer Baby Singh has received her own share of fat-shaming in the past. The actor understands how hurtful it can be as she too was a victim of it during her post-pregnancy period.
Speaking to film critic Rajeev Masand in an interview, Aishwarya came clean about her experience with the social evil. She said, “While Fanney Khan speaks about body-shaming, to me it’s about self-esteem which I think is the larger topic. ‘Fat’ is the ‘F’ word that everyone’s worried about today.”