After Sonam Kapoor’s real-life uncle, Sanjay Kapoor, being confirmed to play her father in The Zoya Factor, Sikander Kher has been chosen to portray the role of her brother in the film. The actor who was last seen in the Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive and the hit TV show, 24 India, where his villainous turn was widely acclaimed, was offered the role of passing the screen test for the same.
As per recent reports, Director Abhishek Sharma himself had called and informed Sikander that he had bagged the part a week after his screen test. Incidentally, the two have previously worked together in Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive while Sikander has also worked before with Sonam in the Abbas-Mustan-directed Players
.Sonam will be seen in the role of an advertising agency executive in The Zoya Factor, which is based on Anuja Chauhan’s novel of the same name. Malayalam cinema superstar Dulquer Salmaan, who made his Bollywood debut earlier this year in the critically acclaimed Karwaan, will be seen essaying the role of a cricketer in the film.
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