Dulquer to pair with Sonam Kapoor in The Zoya Factor

Joann Johnston
March 13, 2018

Sonam Kapoor will be paired alongside the South Indian sensation Dulquer Salmaan in the movie.

Dulquer shared the news on Facebook, with the release date, April 5 next year. 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.

It was apparently Dulquer's role in the Mani Ratnam film OK Kanmani which convinced Abhishek to cast him in The Zoya Factor.

Abhishek Sharma had talked about the film in an earlier interview, and said, "Cricket woven into a rom-com and touching on superstition and luck, it's an fantastic book for a screen adaptation".

Sonam Kapoor unveils the first poster and release date of her first outing with south sensation Dulquer Salmaan on social media.

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Dulquer Salmaan also shared the big news on Twitter: "Now this one is really special for me!" Sonam tweeted, "Super happy to be a part of this unique story #ZoyaFactor an adaptation of Anuja Chauhan's bestseller".

Ealier, Sonam Kapoor had bought the rights for "The Zoya Factor" and Chauhan's another novel, "Battle for Bittora".

Meanwhile, Sonam is now working on her upcoming flick "Veere Di Wedding" which stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Swara Bhasker. He will be first seen in Ronnie Screwvala's movie Karwaan co-starring Irrfan Khan and Mithila Palkar.

The Zoya Factor is slated for release on April 5, 2019. 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. However, this development leads to a head-on collision with a handsome captain, who believes luck has no place on the cricket field. "The story is now set in 2011 before India lifted its second World Cup and we have shifted base from Delhi to Mumbai".

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