Confirmed! Sonam Kapoor to romance Dulquer Salmaan in Zoya Factor

Dulquer Salmaan and Sonam Kapoor. Image from Twitter/@sonamakapoor

Fans of Dulquer Salman were on Cloud 9 when the actor shared the first look of his second Bollywood movie, The Zoya Factor, on his social media platforms on Tuesday.

Ealier, Sonam Kapoor had bought the rights for "The Zoya Factor" and Chauhan's another novel, "Battle for Bittora". The screenplay has been penned by Neha Rakesh Sharma, and the dialogues are written by Pradhuman Singh.

ZOYA FACTOR will release on on 5th April 2019. The novel is based on a Rajput girl who meets an Indian Cricket Team through her job as an executive of an advertising agency and ends up being the lucky charm of the team in the World Cup.

Adapted by Anuja Chauhan's bestseller, the movie is directed by "Tere Bin Laden" fame director Abhishek Sharma and presented by Fox Star Studios and Adlabs Films. Aarti and I have worked with Abhishek Sharma for many years and we are excited and confident about the output. As for Dulquer, he decided he was the flawless fit after he saw the Ok Kanmani trailer.

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Dulquer Salmaan also posted about the film. He made his debut with Ronnie Screwala's Karwan, which is yet to release.

Talking about Dulquer, Abhishek said: "I knew immediately that this was the boy we were looking for after I watched OK Kanmani".

Sonam Kapoor took to her Twitter account to make it official. Zoya was born at the moment when India lifted the 1983 World Cup. Dulquer Salmaan is set to play the role of cynical cricket captain of the team in the movie. "We didn't get to chat much but I'm sure it's going to be a great shoot as they respect each other's work", asserts the filmmaker, adding that Dulquer, a cricket enthusiast, will start prepping for his part closer to the shoot, besides joining Sonam for readings and workshops. The only one who is sceptical is the newly appointed skipper, Nikhil.

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