Encouraged by the sizzling onscreen chemistry shared by them in their recent ongoing commercial, director Zoya Akhtar, has decided to cast actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, to essay the lead roles in her upcoming venture ‘Gully Boy’. The plot of the movie revolves around a guy, living in a Mumbai’s slum and making it big as a rapper, writing songs with social messages addressing several issues like Dalit oppression, economic inequality and street life.
Not many are aware of the fact that, Ranveer happens to be a great rapper. ‘Gully Boy’ will have the actor rapping in Marathi, Hindi and Urdu languages. While, this is for the first time that, Alia will be collaborating with Zoya Akhtar, Ranveer has already worked with her in ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’.
‘Gully Boy’ is being produced by Zoya’s recently launched banner Tiger Baby in joint association with Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s production house Excel Entertainment. The project is set to go on floors by November this year. Ranveer and Alia’s first time pairing has surely got the excitement quotient of the viewers boosted.