Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Dulquer Salmaan are gearing up for the launch of their upcoming movie The Zoya Factor. The movie, releasing on September 20, is an adaptation of Anuja Chauhan’s novel. Published in 2008, Chauhan’s novel revolves round Zoya Singh Solanki, an govt in an promoting company. Much like Salman Rushdie’s protagonist Saleem Sinai in Midnight’s Children, who was born at midnight when India attained Independence, Zoya was additionally born at a momentous time: when India received the cricket world cup in 1983.
Much like Sinai, the fateful time of Zoya’s delivery lends her uncommon powers. If Sinai may join with youngsters born at the time of India’s Independence, Zoya’s destiny (and luck) is inextricably linked to that of the Indian cricket staff. A shopper service consultant with an promoting company, she has travels with the Indian staff for an advert shoot. But she quickly realises, as does the staff, that having Zoya on board is fortunate for them. When they sit collectively for breakfast together with her, they win. They style defeat on the discipline when they don’t. And we’ve got the Indian cricket staff captain who tells her that he doesn’t consider in luck.
Chauhan’s novel, over the years, has acquired fairly a fan following amongst readers. “I’ve seen several versions of the film and what I’ve really enjoyed is how real the cricket feels. As well as the advertising world, with all the logos and brands. It has stayed authentic to the book. Sonam went all out for the role, she’s got a perm, and she’s really become Zoya,” Chauhan stated in an interview with Indian Express.