Starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt and directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy, has been officially announced as India’s entry for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category. The 92nd Academy Awards is scheduled to take place on 9th February 2020 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Gully Boy is the story of a rapper from the streets of Mumbai who dreams of making it big in the world of music. In the movie, Ranveer and Siddhant Chaturvedi play budding street rappers Murad and MC Sher from the slums of Mumbai, while Alia portrays the role of Safeena, an aspiring medical student in love with Murad.
The film was not only loved in India but received immense appreciation from the global audience at the Berlin film festival, during its world premiere.