Sooraj-Athiya are the new Bollywood ‘IT’ couple
BTown’s freshest couple Sooraj Pancholi – Athiya Shetty is now contending for the IT couple of Bollywood. Believe it or not but the duo are making heads turn wherever they go. Ever since the trailer released and both started with their promotions, onlookers have always had something to say about their chemistry. Pressure builds up as the Star-Kids set out for their debut with huge industry expectations.
Some movies often bring Jodis who undeniably have the gift to sizzle the screen. Such Jodis also become the audience favorite, and they want to see them together more frequently. They become the IT couple of Bollywood. Aamir Khan – Juhi Chawla and Shahrukh Khan – Kajol are an example of evergreen iconic Jodis. Such Jodis define the genre of Love and Romance. Among the fresh faces; Varun Dhawan – Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapoor – Shraddha Kapoor have nailed it perfectly. The audience is always eager to see them in one frame.
Sooraj– Athiya too are now being compared in the same league. Viewers are talking about the freshness they bring on screen. The dynamic couple has an amazing youth appeal and fan base. The kind of support their fans have shown on social media is remarkable.
It comes as no surprise that the industry stalwarts have supported the two since the beginning. But when the youth supports you, you know you have appealed to them. As the Jodi gears up for their debut with such praise, the duo is excited and nervous at the same time. While as Star Kids it is easy to throw starry tantrums and get carried away, this duo set another example. They did everything that they were told to. Such intense characters are a result of such dedication and hard work.
Amar Butala, COO of Salman Khan Films says, “The team at Salman Khan Films is delighted at the response the debutants are getting from the trade and audiences. Sooraj and Athiya are two very talented actors and have incredible chemistry, which has been evident in the trailer and the songs. Hero is an intense love story and is the perfect debut vehicle, and we are confident that both Sooraj and Athiya will live up to the expectations.”
Director Nikhil Advani says, “Sooraj and Athiya came to me as one. They were always looking out for each other and Encouraging each other. They were each other’s biggest critics. So today when everyone else sees the chemistry or the compatibility they share its not surprising at all for me. For me they will always be just one unit Sooraj-Athiya.”
Hero is Produced by Salman Khan and Subhash Ghai and Directed by Nikhil Advani. The film is released in UK cinemas by Eros International on 11th September 2015.