Chulbuli Pandey

Farah Khan, who was recently in Cairo to accept an award for excellence in Indian cinema at the 37th Cairo International Film Festival, was scheduled to stay back in the Egyptian capital for a vacation.

Farah Khan and (left) Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Farah Khan

However, the filmmaker cut short her trip and flew back to Mumbai. Reason?

A call from close pal Shilpa Shetty, who sought her presence at an event for her and hubby Raj Kundra’s latest business venture — launch of a cellphone named after the couple’s three-year-old son, Viaan. Cute.