Dulquer to pair with Sonam Kapoor in The Zoya Factor

Tuesday, 13 Mar, 2018

Mollywood heartthrob Dulquer Salmaan will be paired up with Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor in his upcoming Hindi film, based on Anuja Chauhan's book, The Zoya Factor.

Leading the screen with Dulquer is the fashion diva of Bollywood Sonam Kapoor.

Son of legendary Malayalam actor Mammotty, Salmaan during an interview with IANS previous year said that he does not take his stardom and success seriously. The film called The Zoya Factor, is based on Anuja Chauhan's book, and will be directed by Abhishek Sharma, who made other memorable films like, Tere Bin Laden and The Shaukeens. The film is the screen adaptation of Anuja Chauhan's best-selling novel, #TheZoyaFactor. The film is going to release on April 5, 2019. "Co-starring Sonam Kapoor, directed by Abhishek Sharma".

Sonam Kapoor unveils the first poster and release date of her first outing with south sensation Dulquer Salmaan on social media. Its a hat-trick for us at Fox Star Studios with Sonam, in the past we had blockbuster films like PRDP and National Award winning film Neerja.

While interacting with Mumbai Mirror, Abhishek had shared, "Cricket woven into a rom-com and touching on superstition and luck, it's an wonderful book for a screen adaptation". The book has many layers, characters and tracks. "I knew immediately that this was the boy we were looking for". He added that the additional dialogues are being written by Anuja herself. Karwan has Dulquer playing the lead along with Irrfan Khan, Kriti Kharbanda and Mithila Palkar in the supporting roles. The revolves around Zoya who is considered the lucky charm of the Indian team and Nikhil who is always at loggerheads with her. Meanwhile, the players learn that Zoya was born at the moment the Indian team won its first World Cup in 1983. The only one who is sceptical is the newly appointed skipper, Nikhil.