B-Town congratulates ‘Gully Boy’ team for being India’s official entry to Oscars 2020

Last Updated: Sunday, 22 September 2019 (11:42 IST)
New Delhi: Bollywood fraternity on Saturday congratulated the team of and starrer ‘Gully Boy’ for being selected as India’s official entry to in the best foreign film category.
 
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter,  Karan Johar posted, “My absolute favourite film of the year is the official Indian entry for the OSCARS!!!! #GullyBoy all the way! is my favourite Indian filmmaker! Well done boys @FarOutAkhtar @ritesh_sid  get the gold statue home!!! So excited !! @aliaa08 @RanveerOfficial and the team!”
 
Farhan Akhtar said, “ #GullyBoy has been selected as India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards. #apnatimeaayega Thank you to the film federation and congratulations #Zoya @kagtireema @ritesh_sid @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @SiddhantChturvD @kalkikanmani & cast, crew and hip hop crew.”
 
Alankrita Shrivastava said, “This is the BEST news ever. #GullyBoy India’s entry to  #Oscars2020 Congratulations #ZoyaAkthar @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @ritesh_sid @FarOutAkhtar @kagtireema Please bring the Oscar home.”
 
Anubhav Sinha said, “Yayyyyyyy #GullyBoy go kill it!!!”
 
Kubbra Sait said, “That’s It! I’m gonna faint...Congratulations a whole lot team #GullyBoy much love in this story.”
 
Randeep Hooda said, “Truly deserved #GullyBoy #Oscars2020 #apnatimeaaega.”
 
Rahul Bose said, “Fantastic! Onward and upward! Good luck team #GullyBoy!”
 
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, ‘Gully Boy’ is about Murad (Ranveer), a rapper from the slums of Mumbai, who wants to rise above his socio-economic status to become a star. Despite being discouraged over and over again, he manages to take the underground rap scene by storm.
 
The film is inspired by the life of street rappers Divine and Naezy. (UNI)
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