Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt’s much-anticipated Gully Boy is all set for release on 14 February. The trailer, the music and early reviews post its screening at the Berlin Film Festival has created a lot of anticipation for this Zoya Akhtar film.
Gully Boy has been screened in India for press and industry. The first reviews are coming in on Thursday. While Bollywood has supported the film with full gusto, critics have also given Gully Boy rave reviews.
‘Gully Boy’ is inspired by gully rappers, Naezy and Divine
The film elicited loud cheers at the premiere in Berlin Film Festival
Zoya Akhtar was first introduced to gully rap through Naezy’s ‘Aafat’, which was shot on an iPad
‘Gully Boy’ BO: Ranveer-Alia Starrer Rakes In Rs 19.40 Cr on Day 1
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy hit theatres on 14 February and is off to a promising start. According to trade analyst Komal Nahta, the film collected Rs 19.40 crore at the box office on day 1.
Read more on The Quint.
Podcast | Naezy, Alia and Ranveer Talk About Gully Boy and Rapping
Today’s Big Story is for those who didn’t get the tickets to the first day show of Gully Boy and also for those who did.
So there’s Gully Boy, the movie – starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt – and then there’s the real gully boy aka Naezy. And we got all three in this podcast.
How did Naezy begin his career? What did he like about the film Gully Boy? How did Alia and Ranveer prepare for this film? Tune in to The Big Story podcast!
‘Gully Boy’ Public Review: Audiences Rave Over Ranveer & the Music
Well it looks like film has lived up to the overwhelming expectations as the first audiences had nothing but good things to say. The public loved Ranveer’s performance, his chemistry with Alia, the music, direction and the world of street rap.
There were many chants of ‘Apna Time Ayega’ and more than a few people walked out bitten by the rap bug, wanting to perform themselves.
Ranveer, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt at ‘Gully Boy’ After Party
After a series of special screenings of Gully Boy on Wednesday, the team had an impromptu after party at director Zoya Akhtar’s home in Mumbai. Present at the celebration were the leads Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt. Deepika Padukone, Reema Kagti, Kiran Rao and Farhan Akhtar were also spotted at the Zoya’s place. Alia along with Ranbir Kapoor watched a screening of Gully Boy earlier that night, while Ranveer Singh caught his film with Deepika Padukone.
Check out the picture on The Quint.