Much awaited trailer of the ‘Simmba‘ star Ranveer Singh’s ‘Gully Boy’ released on Tuesday in a grand event. The makers and the actors of the film were present at the event. Ranveer Singh was seen rapping his song from the movie.
The video features Ranveer Singh as a servant’s son, living in Mumbai slums. Alia Bhatt as Sakina is his love interest. The actors are speaking the native language of Mumbai. Their performance so far can be called amazing. Kalki appears on the screen for just a moment.
The slum boy comes across his passion of rapping and against all odds wants to fulfill his dream and become famous.
The synopsis reads, “His words will set him free!”
The film is based on real-life personalities of Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy known for their song “Mere Gully Mein” in Mumbai. It explores the journey of a rapper who comes across his love and passion for rapping and then starts chasing his dream. It’s a real story gully gang boys.
Almost a week ago the teaser was released announcing the trailer launch of the movie. The one and a half minute teaser featured Ranveer. The actor was seen standing among a group of boys rapping on beatboxing. It contained various moments of the film and also featured Alia Bhatt and Kalki Koechlin. The whole video had a voice over of Ranveer’s rapping.
The video ended with rap’s wording “Asli Hip Hop Se Milaye Hindustan Ko” (Let’s introduce India to real hip-hop) several times.
The musical drama film is written and directed by Zoya Akhtar. It is being bankrolled by Zoya Akhtar’s Tiger Baby and Excel Entertainment productions.
Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, and Kalki Koechlin starrer ‘Gully Boy’ will have its world premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. The 69th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival will run from February 7 to 17 in 2019.