Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy selected as India's official entry for the Oscars

Gully Boy co-producer Farhan Akhtar took to his social media handle to share the news that the film has been selected as India's official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards
Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy selected as India's official entry for the Oscars
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Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy is one the most sensational films of the year 2019. Directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Zoya and Farhan Akhtar, the musical drama is undoubtedly one of the most popular and loved films of Ranveer’s career. Also featuring Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Vijay Raaz in supporting roles, Gully Boy is the fourth highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2019 and the year's highest-grossing Bollywood film overseas.

Much to the delight of fans, co-producer Farhan took to his social media handle today to share the wonderful news of Gully Boy being selected as India's official entry for the Oscars. Along with a black and white poster, he wrote the caption: “#GullyBoy has been selected as India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards. #apnatimeaayega Thank you to the film federation and congratulations #Zoya @kagtireema @ritesh_sid @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @SiddhantChturvD @kalkikanmani & cast, crew and hip hop crew.”

Gully Boy follows the life of a final year college student named Murad Ahmed, played by Ranveer, who lives in the Dharavi slums of Mumbai. He is fascinated by rap and eventually starts to write about his views on social issues, inequalities and life in Dharavi. His life takes a turn when he meets a local rapper named Shrikant aka MC Sher, played by Siddhant. The actors were praised for their powerful performances and Zoya Akhtar was applauded for the wonderful direction.

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Oscar Awards just lowered its standards to be honest.

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