Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy, featuring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles, recently had its world premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. There was a special screening on Monday which was viewed by several celebrities and the praises are already pouring in for the film and the performances of Alia and Ranveer.
After watching the film at the premiere, Fast & Furious actor Michelle Rodriguez called the film ‘beautiful’. Actor Rahul Bose called the film a two time watch. Music composer Shankar Mahadevan said he was blown away by the film. Filmmaker Atul Kasbekar who also produced Neerja plugged the film among the top 10 Hindi films he has watched. Singer and Music composer Siddharth Mahadevan said the film was pure heart. Cameron Bailey, artistic director, Toronto International Film Festival shared that he had never seen such a response for any movie at Berlinale in the past two decades.
Gully Boy is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. Gully Boy also features Kalki Koechlin, Vijay Raaz, Amruta Subhash and Siddhant Chaturvedi in pivotal roles. The film is scheduled to open in theatres on February 14th.