The makers of the upcoming film ‘Gully Boy’ have announced the release date for the movie. Starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in principal roles, the Zoya Akhtar directorial will arrive in cinemas on Valentine’s Day 2019. Yes, the movie will have its date with box office on 14th February 2019.
Lead actor Ranveer Singh, who is riding high on the massive success of his recent release ‘Padmaavat’ (2018), shared the news on his Twitter handle. He wrote, “Gully Boy. 14th February 2019 🙂 @RanveerOfficial #ZoyaAkhtar @ritesh_sid @FarOutAkhtar #GullyBoy.”
‘Gully Boy’ is inspired from the real-life story of street rappers Naved Shaikh aka Naezy and Vivian Fernandez aka Divine. Rising against all the odds, these two young boys from the slums of Dharavi established their names in the world of rapping. Today, they are popular all over the country. Ranveer and Alia both play rappers in the film.
Along with announcing the release date for the movie, the makers also unveiled the first look of both the actors. In the posters, they look totally different from how we have seen them in their previous films.
Produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner of Excel Entertainment, ‘Gully Boy’ also features Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Vijay Varma in important roles.
Apart from ‘Gully Boy’, Ranveer Singh has films like ‘Simmba’ and ‘83’ in his hand. Alia Bhatt, on the other hand, will shortly be seen in Meghna Gulzar’s next directorial ‘Raazi’. She is also about to begin shooting for Ayan Mukerji’s ambitious project ‘Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan.