new Delhi: Zoya Akhtar's film starring actor Ranveer Singh 'Gully Boy' Has been selected as India's official entry into the international feature film category at the 92nd Academy Awards. The Film Federation of India (FFI) announced it on Saturday.
The film was commercially released across the country in February this year, starring Alia Bhatt, Vijayaraj, Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Verma and Amrita Subhash.
FFI general secretary Suparn Sen told the media, Film 'Gully Boy' This year will be the official entry of India. This year around 27 films were in the running but 'Gully Boy' was unanimously selected.
Renowned actress and filmmaker Aparna Sen was the chairman of this year's selection committee. Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar have produced 'Gully Boy' in which Ranveer has played the role of an emerging rapper. This year the film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Let me tell you that in the film, Ranveer played the role of Murad, an aspiring rapper in the film, who wins all the troubles to make a mark for himself. Alia is seen in the role of Ranveer's girlfriend and a medical student in the film. He has his own struggles in life. The film reflects hip hop culture in Mumbai.
Significantly, the film 'Gully Boy' It was released on around 3350 screens in the country. Ranveer Singh introduced the story of the common boy becoming a rapstar in this film. Alia Bhatt was also in discussion about her character in this film.