One of the most anticipated films of the year undoubtedly, Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy . While the film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the lead, Gully Boy will also mark the first on-screen collaboration of the actors. Soon after the makers of the film dropped the trailer and the music album, the film received appreciation from all quarters.
Yesterday, a special screening was organised for the film that was attended by various Bollywood celebrities ranging from Rahul Bose to Atul Kasbekar. While most of the celebs lauded Ranveer and Alia's work, some of them also went on to say that Gully Boy was the duo's best performance yet. Singer Shakar Mahadevan took to his Twitter account to appreciate Zoya's direction. He wrote, "GULLY BOY !!! GULLY BOY !!! GULLY BOY !! What a masterpiece !! @ZoyaAkhtarOff it can be ONLY YOU ONLY YOU ONLY YOU !! @RanveerOfficial it can be ONLY YOU ONLY YOU ONLY YOU !!! Bllllllllownnnnnn away !!"
Rahul, who was also present at the screen wrote, "Watched #GullyBoy yesterday. It takes you into a world you know nothing about & makes you care for its people, their lives, their futures. What more can an audience ask for? Superbly directed, spot-on performances, great emotional highs, and lows. And banging rap - music & lyrics."
Here Gully Boy was recently screened at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany, and film critic, artistic director and co-head of the Toronto International Film Festival, Cameron Bailey lauded the film by tweeting that Gully Boy received one of the loudest cheers in 20 decades. Gully Boy also features Vijay Raaz and Kalki Koechlin and is slated to release on February 14.