Even before the effect of Ranveer Singh starrer ‘Simmba’ could fade away, the actor is all set to give a visual treat to his fans with his new movie, ‘Gully Boy’. The makers of the movie shared the first glimpse of Ranveer with actress Alia Bhatt today .Ranveer Singh plays the role of an underdog rapper from the streets of Mumbai who becomes a big name in home-grown rap and Hip Hop. Director Zoya Akhtar released a teaser of Gully Boy, which had no dialogues and the scenes were set to the song Asli Hip Hop rapped by Ranveer Singh.
By the quick moving snippets viewers can understand that Ranveer’s character faces resistance from his family and society to fulfil his dream. But he does get what he aims for in the end. Alia Bhatt and Kalki Koechlin play a crucial role in the development of Ranveer Singh’s character graph in the film.
The glimpse released today has definitely created a hype among the viewers. The trailer is expected to release on 9th January, 2019.
Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy is partially inspired by the journey of Rapper Divine, who earlier told PTI that he’s looking forward to the film’s release. Speaking to PTI, Divine had said: “The film is inspired by the Mumbai hip hop community and it’s amazing how far we have come in the last few years. With this film, it seems the journey has only begun.” Rapper Raja Kumari, who has twice collaborated with Divine (City Slums and Roots), liked the announcement video and commented: “Goosebumps.”
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt took to their respective social media handles to post about trailer announcement.
Gully Boy also stars actor rapper Chaitanya Sharma (better known as SlowCheetah) and it will open in cinemas on February 14.