Talking about her movie, Zoya Akhtar says: "There is a different sound. There's something very old school and recent. The beauty of rap music and why rap has come from the streets. They did not need money. They are all poets. It's made by the people who live in the Gully's."
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When a reporter asked how many songs are there in the film, and Zoya replied: "There are 18 pieces, 1 beatbox version and 2 poems." The director was also asked whether Alia Bhatt is rapping in this film, to which, Zoya said: "we are not hiding anything, we will reveal it soon. The director also added: "It is not a biopic on Divine and Naezy. We have taken their opinions at every point and stage. This film touched me, I don't know what will inspire to whom."
Alia Bhatt shares insight into her role by saying: "For the first time I have cried less and made others cry. "The actress was also asked whether she has dhoptaoed (bashed) anyone who has flirted with her boyfriend? And Alia replied: "Not yet. Life is still long but I don't think I will ever do this. Mentally, I might" This is where Ranveer Singh jumped in and said: "Majaal hai kisiki jo Lulu ke Tulu ke sath Gulu Gulu kare."
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Farhan Akhtar, who is producing the movie said: "The fact that music is involved in it, it makes it special." Farhan Akhtar was also asked if the film will be sent for Oscars, to which the actor said: "This is too far, we just hope that people love this film." Ranveer Singh also added: "We have reached Berlin Film Festival"
A reporter asked Ranveer whether being rich helps to bring out your talent? Ranveer Singh said: "Even a rich person can have his share of struggles. everyone is struggling, just be kind. Some kind of struggle gives birth to art. Deepika loved the teaser of the film, and she's proud of me. She hasn't watched the trailer yet.
Ranveer Singh, who plays the role of a Divine rapper says: "When I heard Gully Boy's script, I wanted to do. I thought to myself I am born to do this film. Had someone else done this film, I would have died of jealousy. We are lucky that we have an actor like Alia Bhatt at our cinema. It has been special for many reasons, I love rap and the hip hop culture. Zoya is a confidante, friend and an excellent director." Ranveer Singh also shares about his journey. "It was the most fulfilling process. We are really happy that we have a wholesome album. Just interacting with them, I will cherish them for a lifetime."
Ranveer Singh is live rapping at the trailer launch of Gully Boy. Talking about his impeccable skills, Zoya Akhtar said: "Ranveer Singh is a method actor." The director further added: "I was editing Dil Dhadakne Do in 2004, and I saw a video of Naezy, it stuck in my head and this is how the journey has been."
The producer of the film, Farhan Akhtar also celebrated his birthday by cutting a cake on the set of the trailer launch event.
Post Ranveer Singh's rapping session, the makers of the movie - Farhan Akthar, Ritesh Sidhwani, Zoya Akhtar, along with the lead actress Alia Bhatt join the actor on the stage. In fact, Ranveer Singh is also entertaining the audience with his beatboxing talent. As Farhan Akhtar turns 45 today, the Gully Boy Ranveer also wished the producer of the film.
The Gully Boy, Ranveer Singh raps in front of the audience as he arrives at the trailer launch of his upcoming movie. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy is slated to hit the silver screen on February 14.
The stage is set for the Gully Boy - Ranveer Singh! While the makers of the film are on the way, the audience awaits with bated breath for the trailer of the much-awaited movie of 2019.
Ranveer Singh is all set to launch the trailer of his upcoming movie, Gully Boy. The actor, while on his way to the venue, was seen rapping his song, Asli Hip Hop. Ranveer also shared this feed in his Instagram story. Take a look!
Ever since Ranveer Singh has dropped the first look of his film, in the form of a rap - Asli Hip Hop, it has not only gripped the fans but also the celebs. The audience can't stop going gaga over the video.