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The Zoya Factor, Prassthanam and Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas
The Zoya Factor, Prassthanam and Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas movie review: Expectations are riding low on this week’s Bollywood releases.

Starring Sonam Kapoor and Dulquer Salmaan, The Zoya Factor releases today. The film is based on Anuja Chauhan’s novel of the same name. It has been helmed by Abhishek Sharma who has previously directed films like Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran and Tere Bin Laden among more. In The Zoya Factor, Dulquer plays a cricketer and Sonam plays an advertising executive who is believed to be the good luck charm of the cricket team. The music of the film has been composed by Shankar-Ehsaan Loy with lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas starring Karan Deol and Sahher Bambba also hits the screens today. The film marks the debut of the two actors and is being directed by Sunny Deol. This is Sunny’s third directorial outing as he has previously helmed Dillagi and Ghayal Once Again. The title of the film is an ode to the famous song that was filmed on Dharmendra and Rakhee for the film Blackmail in 1973.

Prassthanam, starring Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Chunky Pandey, Ali Fazal and Satyajeet Dubey, releases today. The film is the remake of a 2010 Telugu film of the same name. Deva Katta, who helmed the original film, is also directing the Hindi remake. The project is being produced by Maanayata Dutt.

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The Zoya Factor: Our verdict

The Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta wrote in her The Zoya Factor review, "Sonam’s Zoya and Dulquer’s Nikhil make a good-looking pair, I wasn’t as blown away by them as I was hoping to: they come together only intermittently, as does the film."

Read | The Zoya Factor movie review: Dulquer Salmaan hits it out of the park

'Shows of Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas, The Zoya Factor and Prassthanam are getting cancelled'

Sumit Kadel shared via Twitter, "Shows of #PalPalDilKePaas #TheZoyaFactor & #Prassthanam are getting cancelled across India cuz of no audience. All 3 films are struggling to cross ₹ 50 lakhs mark today. In this ERA , good films are getting audience love like never before & bad films are rejected straightaway."

'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas will leave you smiling till the end'

@JaeyGajeraIndia tweeted, "#PalPalDilKePaas is a charming movie that will leave you smiling till the end & make you fall in love #KaranDeol #SahherBambba @aapkadharamn@iamsunnydeol @ZeeStudios_ @SunnySuperSound @ZeeMusicCompany."

'Well done team Zoya'

Karan Johar tweeted, "The film makes you smile and @sonamakapoor as Zoya provides that big smile on your face! @dulQuer is a heartthrob and makes you instantly fall in love with him! Super performances by @Imangadbedi and #SanjayKapoor ! Well done team Zoya! Pooja aarti Abhishek and FOX! #ZoyaFactor."

'The movie has adorable simplicity'

@Parry50717182 tweeted," #PalPalDilKePaas #moviereview The movie has adorable simplicity, one that is lost for the current Gen X....a commendable effort and definitely a huge improvement for Mr Sunny Deol as a director....an honest portrayal of love for sure....kudos."

'Hope to see Dulquer Salmaan in many more Hindi films'

Sophie Choudry shared via Twitter, "#TheZoyaFactor has been seen & enjoyed...U totally imbibe Zoya @sonamakapoor & u r beyond lovely @dulQuer ..Hope to see u in many more Hindi films! Super job my dearest @Imangadbedi .. GOOD LUCK @Pooja__Shetty & Aarti..oh wait.. oops..🤭 but hey, a lil luck never hurt anyone😜❤️."

'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas is a typical Bollywood masala film'

"#PalPalDilKePaas is a romantic drama with all possible bollywood masala..a hero, a heroine, a villian, a sad back story and troubles in their love saga.. #KaranDeol and #SahherBambba looks fresh.. It's amazing to see unexplored locales of Himachal," @neetiroy shared on Twitter.

'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas is a romantic drama'

"#PalPalDilKePaas is a romantic drama with all possible bollywood masala..a hero, a heroine, a villian, a sad back story and troubles in their love saga.. #KaranDeol and #SahherBambba looks fresh.. It's amazing to see unexplored locales of Himachal," @neetiroy shared on Twitter.

Watch | In conversation with Prassthanam stars Ali Fazal and Satyajeet Dubey

'The chemistry between lead pair is outstanding'

@konidena_pavan shared on Twitter, "#TheZoyaFactor : It's Completely #DulquerSalmaan's show 👌...! Most Stylish Character In @dulQuer's career🤩. The Chemistry B/W LeadPair Is Outstanding 👌!! Must Watch ❤ #TheZoyaFactorReview."

'A sweet love story between two characters portrayed beautifully'

A Twitter user @itsishita14 shared, "Watched #palpaldilkepaas directed by @iamsunnydeol last night and absolutely enjoyed it! Amazing visuals and a sweet love story between two characters portrayed beautifully by @imkarandeol and @sahherbambbaa! Congratulations and all the best to the team of Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas! ❤."

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'A sweet love story between two characters portrayed beautifully'

A Twitter user @itsishita14 shared, "Watched #palpaldilkepaas directed by @iamsunnydeol last night and absolutely enjoyed it! Amazing visuals and a sweet love story between two characters portrayed beautifully by @imkarandeol and @sahherbambbaa! Congratulations and all the best to the team of Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas! ❤️."

'Ali Fazal is more than just an actor'

@FilmeeBoy shared on Twitter, "@alifazal9 you are more than just an actor! Everytime we see you on screen, we sense a legend #Prassthanam is the biggest hit in political drama @ChunkyThePanday you rocked till the end! @bindasbhidu you are the badass yet the most verstalie character #PrassthanamReview."

'Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas is a charming movie'

"#PalPalDilKePaas is a charming movie that will leave you smiling till the end & make you fall in love #KaranDeol #SahherBambba @aapkadharam @iamsunnydeol @ZeeStudios_ @SunnySuperSound @ZeeMusicCompany," @JaeyGajeraIndia shared on Twitter.

'Watch Prassthanam for the performances'

Krishna DK tweeted, "Watch this beautiful film #Prassthanam today guys! Written and directed by the immensely talented @devakatta, this is intense and thought-provoking stuff. A throwback to good classic drama that will move you to the core. Watch it for the story, watch it for the performances!"

'Enjoyed the Sonam, Dulquer film'

@karishmau shared on Twitter, "I loved @anujachauhan's #TheZoyaFactor a decade ago. And I enjoyed the film with @sonamakapoor and @dulQuer just as much as I did the book. Most readers will tell you that doesn't happen often. (also, pssst Bollywood, please just cast DQ in EVERYTHING coz #nayansukh 😍)."

'Absolutely enjoyed it'

@itsishita14 shared via Twitter, "Watched #palpaldilkepaas directed by @iamsunnydeol last night and absolutely enjoyed it! Amazing visuals and a sweet love story between two characters portrayed beautifully by @imkarandeol and @sahherbambbaa! Congratulations and all the best to the team of Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas! ❤️."

'Prassthanam is a wholesome entertainment'

"Thoroughly enjoyed ! Wholesome entertainment and power packed performances ! Must watch ! #Prassthanam," tweeted @PradSinha.

'Sonam Kapoor is the perfect Zoya Singh Solanki'

"@sonamakapoor @dulQuer #TheZoyaFactor is a fantastic, fun film and I’m so glad this movie was finally made. @anujachauhan, thank you for writing the book and @sonamakapoor is the perfect Zoya Singh Solanki. One of those rare times when the movie does justice to the book. ❤️," tweeted @themayukhsutra.

'Karan Deol and Sahher Bambba's chemistry is really good'

A twitter user @R_For_Reviews shared, "#PalPalDilKePaasReview - Karan Deol and Sahher Bambba do well in this love story! Their chemistry is really good! The locations are amazing and Sunny Deol manages to direct the movie in the right direction! #PalPalDilKePaas. Rating - ⭐⭐⭐."

'Prassthanam is all set to take your breath away'

Ramesh Bala shared on his Twitter account, "A powerful story and a radiated cast #Prassthanam is all set to take your breath away @duttsanjay @alifazal9 @maanayata_dutt @mkoirala @bindasbhidu @ChunkyThePanday @AmyraDastur93 @satyajeet_dubey @TheChahatt #DivinaaThackur @devakatta @Sandy_Bhargava."

'Sending heaps of fortune'

Ashwini Dodani tweeted, "It's the lucky charm day for @sonamakapoor and #TheZoyaFactor team. Wishing all the best and sending heaps of fortune. ✨💖🤗."

'Karan Deol looks very promising'

Rahul Dholakia tweeted,"I liked both Karan and Saher in #PalPalDilKePaas - the boy looks very promising- the girl very confident. And I also liked the way @iamsunnydeol has shot Manali - it looks breathtakingly beautiful ! Good luck guys and Best wishes to the team."

Prassthanam in cinemas

'The Zoya Factor is such a fun film'

"#TheZoyaFactor is such a fun film ! Hilarious one-liners &some rib-tickling performances from the cast .Special shout out to the director Abhishek Sharma for his “last supper” &“ life is a circus” references & for making such a clever romantic comedy,"@rudrani_rudz shared on Twitter. She added, "@dulQuer is a talented actor who has the ability to transform into his onscreen characters with such ease .He is brilliant as the realist Nikhil Khoda .He is dreamy, chivalrous & witty -men like him are almost extinct nowadays. You can’t help swooning over him #TheZoyaFactor."

'Karan Deol and Sahher Bambba's chemistry is really good'

A twitter user @R_For_Reviews shared, "#PalPalDilKePaasReview - Karan Deol and Sahher Bambba do well in this love story! Their chemistry is really good! The locations are amazing and Sunny Deol manages to direct the movie in the right direction! #PalPalDilKePaas. Rating - ⭐⭐⭐."

'Sanjay Dutt deserves a bigger success'

Rohit Jaiswal shared on Twitter, "Sometimes wrong supporting cast, oversmart PR team, outdated marketing and inaccurate release date can damage your film #Prassthanam is the perfect example of all the above said points, being a Huge fan of @duttsanjay I believe he deserves a bigger success both as actor & Producer."

'The Zoya Factor is a simple, sweet movie'

@journonaaz tweeted, "A simple, sweet movie that will make you smile when you get out of the theater. It has its flaws but is a commendable effort to make an honest, good and clean film. It may be #TheZoyaFactor, but it’s a @dulQuer movie all the way. He’s truly a man with a midas touch!"

Shatrughan Sinha shares his best wishes

Prassthanam Day 1 collection prediction

Sumit Kadel shared on Twitter, "#Prassthanam is also releasing tomorrow, even i was not aware of this film coming on 20th September , forget about the normal audience. As far Opening day Collection is concerned, i dont think so film will even touch a crore on its day-1."

Bejoy Nambiar on 'The Dulquer Factor'

With The Zoya Factor in theaters, filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar tried to decode Dulquer Salmaan, the unassuming son of Malayalam megastar Mammootty, who has enjoyed a variety of roles so far and what makes him a flag-bearer of the Mollywood new wave.

Read | The Dulquer Factor: Why Dulquer Salmaan is one of the most exciting young actors today

'Loved the uniqueness and simplicity of the movie'

Director Anil Sharma saw Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas and took to Twitter to share his reactions. "Jus saw #PalPalDilKePaas loved uniqueness n simplicity of movie..@iamsunnydeol directed very well,grand visuals,virgin locations,clean n different film ..@ikarandeol simplicity gradually seeps inside you. @sahherbambba performed very well .. action of Karan reminds u sunny sir," he tweeted.

'Stand out performance by Sanjay Dutt'

@UrsVamsiShekar shared on Twitter, "#Prassthanam Final Report Grand entry of @devakatta into bollywood . Stand out performances by @duttsanjay @alifazal9 and special mention to @bindasbhidu." He also tweeted earlier, "#Prassthanam First Half @duttsanjay is impressive, but it is @alifazal9 and @bindasbhidu are stunningly good in their well-written roles by @devakatta. Spot on!!"

Zoya Factor: Our verdict

The Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta gave the film two and a half stars and wrote in her The Zoya Factor review, "For a rom-com which needs to be light on its feet, hitting fours and sixes as it goes along, the writing is not as supple as it should have been. Too many slog overs here."

Also read | The Zoya Factor movie review: Dulquer Salmaan hits it out of the park

Dharmendra shares his reaction after watching PPDKP

 
 
 
 
 
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Dear friends, last night I saw the full film first time. I couldn’t help to message my reaction for “PPDKP”. This video, A humble request....love you 💖Jeete raho 👋.

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Sonam Kapoor earlier spoke to The Indian Express about her character in The Zoya Factor and said, "Zoya is a mess. She has a regular job and a terrible love life. I don’t think we have had ordinary, contemporary characters like Zoya on the big screen recently. Most woman characters are shown as sati savitris or damsels in distress. She is very ordinary and someone many people can easily identify with."

The Zoya Factor is Dulquer Salmaan's second Hindi film after 2018's Karwaan. In a conversation with indianexpress.com, Dulquer said, " I like it when the genres of my film keep changing, and my characters are different from each other. I make sure that I get to explore a wide range of characters. I love the fact that The Zoya Factor is so different than Karwaan. I hope my next one is even more different than these two films."