EXCLUSIVE: Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy straight outta Eminem's 8 Mile? Director Zoya Akhtar reacts

Gully Boy director Zoya Akhtar reacts to Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's upcoming film being compared to Eminem's 8 Mile.
EXCLUSIVE: Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy straight outta Eminem's 8 Mile? Director Zoya Akhtar reacts EXCLUSIVE: Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy straight outta Eminem's 8 Mile? Director Zoya Akhtar reacts
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Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy is one of the much awaited films of the month. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the film is all set to release tomorrow on February 14. The makers of the film left no stone unturned to promote the film and it has only managed to increase the value of Gully Boy. However, during the trailer release last month, Gully Boy was compared to Eminem's 8 Mile. Moviegoers found some striking similarities between Gully Boy and Eminem's 8 Mile. Many found it a rip-off of Eminem's story. 
 
However, director Zoya Akhtar thinks that people had the same reaction to the trailer of her film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara too, but eventually, when the film released, people had a positive reaction. Talking EXCLUSIVELY to Pinkvilla, Zoya said, "I don't react to this as people had said the same thing about Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and when the film came out, nobody said anything. There is nothing to react as it is completely understandable that it is just a reference point." To people who have not watched 8 Mile, it is loosely based on American rapper Eminem's life and his struggle.

 
Gully Boy is not a biopic, it is inspired from the life journey of two street rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy. How excited are you to watch the film? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. 

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She is such a FAKE, shameless people how they copy someone's work.. Nasty..

Seriously zoya knows nothing about real life..."luck by chance" was her best work bc she was talking about her world...
And I don't think that rap music is so impactful in India...small group of people are interested in it(mostly rich who influenced by American culture like shweeta and abhi bachchan)...

Well, then she's admitting that they're copying marketing then.

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