Dulquer Salmaan, who made his Bollywood debut with Irrfan Khan-Mithila Palkar starrer Karwaan, will next be seen in Abhishek Sharma’s The Zoya Factor and the actor has also begun prepping for his upcoming film. Yes, reportedly, the actor, who will be essaying the role of Nikhil Khoda (the captain of the Indian Cricket Team) in the film adaptation of Anuja Chauhan’s 2008 novel The Zoya Factor, will hit the cricket pitch next week.
On the other hand, Sonam Kapoor, who’s the female lead in the film, has returned to the bay from her US vacation. She has also started prepping for the film; The actress has even started her reading sessions with Dulquer.
Will the actor be taking cues from the current or former Indian skippers? The source says, “It’s too early for now. If at all, he may meet them at a later stage. For now, he will be trained by local coaches. The team is currently zeroing in on the best person for the job.”
Kapoor, on her part, met sports journalists who have been covering cricket. “She met bloggers in the US who write about the sport. Though she plays an advertising professional, she wanted to understand the dynamics of the game. Her next step will be to meet advertising professionals.”