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‘Fanney Khan’ actress Pihu Sand always dreamt of being on the big screen!

Debutante Pihu Sand always always wanted to be on the big screen ans her dream has come true! Pihu is all set to make her acting debut along with Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao starrer ‘Fanney Khan’ as the young aspiring singer battling body image issues. Ahead of the film’s release, the young girl opens up about her journey of becoming an actress.

Pihu gained about 20 kgs for her role, similar to Bhumi Pednekar, who gained weight for her debut ‘Dum Laga ke Haisha’. Earlier, Pihu had earlier expressed her admiration for Bhumi.

Talking about her debut, Pihu said, “I have grown up watching Hindi films and have always dreamt of being on the big screen. There was an undying spirit and passion in me to achieve what I always dreamt through hard work and consistency, no matter how tough or long the journey will be.”

She adds, “There are struggles and low phases in every profession and there are times you doubt yourself, but eventually your decision and love will get you where you want to be. My debut film ‘Fanney Khan’ sure has opened doors for me but I know I have a long way to go, in achieving what I have always wanted.”

Focusing on the relationship between father and daughter played by Anil Kapoor and Pihu Sand respectively, ‘Fanney Khan’ is a story about a father who wishes to fulfill the dreams of his daughter becoming a star performer while battling fat shaming.

The film stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as a singing sensation, and is after 17 years that Anil and Aishwarya are coming together for a film. Besides Ash, the film also stars Rajkummar Rao will be portraying the love interest of Aishwarya.

‘Fanney Khan’ is Atul Manjerekar’s debut film as a director and is all set to release on August 3, 2018.

Also Read: What does Pihu have to say about body shaming?

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