Mumbai: Actress and international fashion icon Sonam Kapoor is fast becoming a lucky mascot for some of Bollywood’s leading actors. Sonam who was recently crowned the country’s first official Disney actress, as Khoobsurat opened to an encouraging response at the box office, also proved to be extremely lucky for the film’s lead actor Fawad Khan who garnered an unprecedented female-fan following.
This brings most to the conclusion that the country’s most sought after fashionista has proved to be extremely lucky for a lot of actors including Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar,Dhanush and Imran Khan to name a few.
Reveals a trade source, ” Ranbir Kapoor made his big Bollywood debut with Sawariyan alongside Sonam Kapoor and ever since has been the most sought after Gen-X star.Dhanush too became a favorite with the critics post the success of Raanjhanaa where Sonam played his love interest. ..Bhaag Milkha Bhaag which starred Sonam also acted as a turning point for Farhan Akhtar’s acting career , while I Hate Luv Storys was Imran Khan’s biggest hit….the common thread being Sonam’s presence which has proved to be extremely lucky .This was also reiterated by the humongous popularity and crazy fan following Fawad Khan garnered as he made his Bollywood debut with Khoobsoorat. ”
Says producer Anil Kapoor, ““Fawad was already a star before Khoobsurat. Now he’s a superstar. Sonam is very lucky for her heroes,” Adding that, “Ranbir Kapoor became a star after Saawariya. Dhanush and Farhan Akhtar went to the next level in their careers after Raanjhanaa and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag respectively. Now it’s Fawad’s turn. We’re very proud of him.”
The country’s first official Disney romance, Khoobsurat starring Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan release on September 19th, only to open to an encouraging response with the collections still going steady in metros.The film also created a splash overseas especially in North America, UK,the Gulf and Pakistan.