Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gully Boy’ is India’s official entry to the Oscars 2020 under best international feature film category.
Ranveer Singh has created a rap momentum in India this year with his stunning screen presence in ‘Gully Boy’. While the film went on to become a success at the box office, there’s yet another good news for the actor and Ranveer’s fans. This Zoya Akhtar directorial which showcases the life story of a street rapper has been selected as India’s official entry for Oscars 2020.
Also featuring Siddhant Chaturvedi, Alia Bhatt and Vijay Verma in the key roles, ‘Gully Boy’ is one of the best films of this year. The film was not only received well by the Indian audience, but it has also got immense appreciation from all across the globe. Taking to his Twitter handle, Zoya’s brother, Farhan Akhtar shared the good news.
Farhan Akhtar, who is one of the producers of the film, shared the news on Instagram and captioned it as “#GullyBoy has been selected as India’s official entry to be sent for the 92nd Oscar Awards. #apnatimeaayega Thank you to the Film Federation of India and congratulations @zoieakhtar @reemakagti1 @ritesh_sid @ranveersingh @aliaabhatt @siddhantchaturvedi @kalkikanmani @itsvijayvarma @vivianakadivine @naezythebaa @ankurtewari & all cast, crew and hip hop crew. ”
Check out his post right here.
Gully Boy, had earlier also premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and won the Best Film award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. It will also be releasing in Japan in October.
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The plot of the film was inspired by the real-life stories of rappers who hail from Mumbai-Divine and Naezy. With this film, Ranveer has also supported the underdog rappers and brought them into the spotlight. The film released on February 14 this year.
Last year, a film called ‘Village Rockstars’ (which was hand-shot using very minimal budget) was selected for the 91st Academy Awards. So far only three of the Bollywood films have made it till the finale in Oscars and they are ‘Mother India’, ‘Salaam Bombay’ and ‘Lagaan’.
The 92nd Academy Awards will take place on February 9th, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, US. So let’s keep our fingers crossed now &
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