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The journey of Gully Boy

Gully Boy was one of the biggest hits of 2019. Directed by Zoya Akhtar and starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in key roles, the film explored the underground hip hop scene in Mumbai. Here's a look at Gully Boy's journey to the theaters.

Did desi hip hop peak with Gully Boy?

Thanks to Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy, street rappers are enjoying a golden phase in their careers.

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The road to rap: Music as protest across India

India has been no stranger to the idea of protesting against socio-economic realities through the medium of music. While some like the Dharavi rappers have taken inspiration from the West, others like T M Krishna have used classical or folk indigenous forms of music.

In Assamese film, an epic rap battle and the road to elections

The General Elections are around the corner, and a new Assamese film captures the mood by fusing together two elements — politics and music — to tell a David-versus-Goliath tale set in rural Assam.

Gully Boy: Tender is the love

Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy, as the title indicates, is not just Murad and Safeena's story. It primarily preoccupies itself with the boy and his gully, Dharavi, his struggles, hardships, angst and the final release. And yet for them, at least for Safeena, it is her only story.

Gully Boy is a good balance of commercial Bollywood film and authentic underground rap: Naezy

Rapper Naved Shaikh aka Naezy reveals how much of Ranveer Singh starrer Gully Boy is inspired by his life and music.

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Gully Boy actor Siddhant Chaturvedi receives appreciation from Amitabh Bachchan

Siddhant, who plays Ranveer Singh's guide, close friend and mentor, MC Sher in the movie, recently received an appreciation note from Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Gully Boy box office collection Day 8: Ranveer Singh film earns Rs 100.30 crore

Gully Boy box office collection Day 8: The Zoya Akhtar directorial has earned Rs 100.30 crore till now. The Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Siddhant Chaturvedi film revolves around the life of underground rappers in India.

How Amitabh Bachchan helped Vijay Varma shape his character in Gully Boy

For Vijay Varma, playing Moeen in Gully Boy meant looking for references from his life experiences and borrowing certain character traits from the actors he looks up to -- Jackie Shroff and Amitabh Bachchan.

Deepika Padukone rocks the distressed jeans look like a pro

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh walked out hand in hand after Gully Boy screening. Other celebrities who attended the event were Ranbir Kapoor, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Kiran Rao, Farhan Akhtar among others.

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Highest box office openers of 2019: Kalank, Kesari and Gully Boy

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan starrer Kalank has become the highest box office opener of 2019. The film, helmed by Abhishek Varman, also stars Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt among others.

Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor and others attend Gully Boy screening

Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy's multiple screenings took place in Mumbai last night. Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Kiran Rao, Farhan Akhtar and others were in attendance.

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Most anticipated Bollywood movies of 2019

From Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi and Kalank to Gully Boy and Student of the Year 2, here is a quick look at movies you shouldn’t miss in 2019.

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