Earlier the makers of GULLY BOY released 2 new posters of the film. With the tagline, Apna Time Aayega. The Zoya Akhtar film is inspired by the lives of Mumbai street rappers Divine and Naezy. Ranveer and Alia are sharing the screen space for the first time.
Excel Entertainment released a 1 minute 29 seconds teaser with the trailer announcement and the cherry on top, we get a glimpse at Ranveer Singh's rapping skills, which is perfect and almost sounds like professional. In the trailer we are introduced to Ranveer Singh's journey to become ultimate 'Voice Of The Street', he is shown living in slums of Mumbai and adapting the skills of a rapper in an underground battle. GULLY BOY is based on the story of Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy who became famous for their song Mere Gully Mein.
Apart from GULLY BOY, Ranveer and Alia will also be seen sharing screen space in Karan Johar's multi starrer period drama TAKHT. The film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar in the pivotal roles.
Even before the release of the trailer, GULLY BOY has been already for the screening at the Berlin International Film Festival. It will be shown in the Berlinale Special section, which will be held in February.
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the film also stars Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Raaz, Amruta Subhash and Vijay Verma. GULLY BOY is slated to release on February 14, 2019.