Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy featuring actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt is all set to hit the screens on February 14. The special screening of the film took place last night and since then Bollywood celebs have all good things to say about the movie on social media. From Raul Bose to producer Atul Kasbekar, stars have showered love on the flick. Along with praising Zoya for her direction, people also feel that it is Ranveer and Alia’s career-best performances. Recently, Gully Boy was screened at the Berlin Film Festival and stars received loudest cheers from the audience.
This is for the first time Ranveer-Alia will be seen together on the silver screen and it seems like the film is going to break many box office records.
Atul Kasbekar took to the micro-blogging site Twitter and wrote, “#GullyBoy is a cinematic masterpiece. #ZoyaAkhtar is in my book the best director in the country right now. The film is a technical and emotional triumph. Have no words to describe the brilliance of @RanveerOfficial n @aliaa08. This is 1 of the 10 best Hindi films that I’ve seen.”
Rahul Bose wrote, “Few more words on #GullyBoy. @RanveerOfficial finest work yet. Contained yet free, nuanced yet explosive. @aliaa08 A brilliant, achingly true performance, your heart breaks. The rest of the cast were perfectly pitched. Take a bow @jayoza : brilliant camerawork in a complex film.”
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In the film, Ranveer plays the role of a rapper and Alia will be seen as his love interest. The songs have already become popular. The stars are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to promotions. Now, it will be interesting to see how the film performs at the box office.
On a related note, Ranveer’s last release Simmba was a big box office success. The film crossed Rs 200 crore mark at the box office.