Bollywood’s Big Release – Gully Boy : Quite a number of celebrities watched Gully Boy at a special screening on 11th Feb, Monday and praised Zoya Akhtar for her well crafted and magnificently directed movie ‘Gully Boy’.
Directed by: Zoya Akhtar
Writers- Zoya Akhtar & Reema Kagti
Stars – Alia Bhatt & Ranveer Singh,Kalki Koechlin, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Vijay Raaz.
Today when majority of the movies are content driven and based on the life of real heroes, Zoya Akhtar has brilliantly created a masterpiece which presents the unpretentious story of Mumbai’s street rappers. It is also a heart touching love story which has the feel of reality & also relatable to great extend.
The movie is inspired by the lives of Mumbai’s street rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy. It revolves around the life of these rappers whose work ranges from rapping about crimes in their respective neighborhoods to finding a voice and becoming activists through music.
Even though the story revolves around the life of Naezy and Divine, who made the journey from rags to rap-stars this movie has many other aspects too. Just like Naezy & Divine even Murad (played by Ranveer Singh) the central character, who is the protagonist in this movie is unbendable to let his situations limit his ambition. This movie also depicts his coming in terms with who he actually is and what he stands for. It is also about trying to express the emotions through poetry & rap.
It is also about the story of the beautiful city ‘Mumbai’ a place where dreams comes to reality. Another interesting aspect of this film is the love story of Murad and Safeena (played by Alia Bhatt). It has some the loveliest moments like the chemistry and the understanding which both the lovers share due to being together for several years.
Alia Bhatt & Ranveer Singh with their flawless acting skills clearly prove that being flexible with the film choices is their secret to success. Their brilliant spot on performance with unforgettable depiction of emotional ups & downs undoubtedly takes the movie to completely different level. It is indeed very interesting to watch the two exceptionally talented and gifted actors sharing the same frame. Vijay Varma, Kalki Koechlin and Vijay Raaz are all equally splendid in their individual roles.
Dialogues are absolutely heart touching and keeps the audience engaged all through the movie. Other than his exceptional performance this is the first time that Ranveer Singh has also take over the microphone and rap for this movie.
Last but not the least, the fresh & catchy music of Gullly Boy elevates to the movie to next level with its 19 tracks. The songs of this movie are already a sensation these days.
Don’t miss out this great film on the big screen as it will undoubtedly remain in your memories for ever.