‘Hero’ releases, Bollywood showers praise, good luck wishes on Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shettyhttps://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/hero-releases-bollywood-showers-praise-good-luck-wishes-on-sooraj-pancholi-athiya-shetty/

‘Hero’ releases, Bollywood showers praise, good luck wishes on Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty

After much anticipation, the most talked about film of the year, ‘Hero’ starring debutants, Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty finally hits screens today.

Athiya Shetty, Sooraj Pancholi, Hero film
Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty received an outpouring of good luck wishes from their fellow actors on Twitter including ‘Shaandaar’ actress Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana, Saqib Saleem and designer Masaba Gupta.

After much anticipation, the most talked about film of the year, ‘Hero’ starring Bollywood debutants, Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty finally hits screens today (September 11). The film has been grabbing headlines along with much buzz about the lead actors, Sooraj and Athiya who are the children of Aditya Pancholi and Suniel Shetty respectively.

Though the film releases today, most members of the film fraternity have watched ‘Hero’, thanks to the latest trend of several private screenings before a film’s release.

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Sooraj and Athiya also received an outpouring of good luck wishes from their fellow actors on Twitter including ‘Shaandaar’ actress Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana, Saqib Saleem and designer Masaba Gupta.

All
the best and lots of love @soorajpancholi9 and @theathiyashetty !!!!!!
#Hero today ;)
;)

Both Sooraj and Athiya were showered with praise along with their director by celebrities including Adnan Sami, Amy Jackson and Eli Avram.

Hrithik Roshan also tweeted saying that he will be watching the new
release on Saturday.

In the meantime, director Nikhil Advani has been responding to all the Twitter love and good wishes to those including filmmakers Sujoy Ghosh, Hansal Mehta and singer Adnan Sami.

‘Hero’ is the official remake of the 1983 movie of the same name, which marked the debut of Jackie Shroff. The movie was directed by Subhash Ghai, who is co-producing the remake with Salman Khan. The ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ actor has been actively involved in the promotions of ‘Hero’. He also lent his voice for one the film’s tracks, ‘Main Hoon Hero Tera’. Prior to the film’s release, Salman Khan urged the Twitterati to welcome newbies Sooraj and Athiya with open arms.

Indian Express reviewer Shubhra Gupta gave Hero, zero star. Read review here.