Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, who is all set to take up the role of a street rapper in his upcoming film 'Gully Boy', recently shared a picture with Indian rapper Naved Shaikh, popularly known as Naezy on Friday, January 11. The actor shared the monochrome picture on Instagram where he can be seen giving a swag pose with the 'Hip-hop star'. He captioned the post saying, "AANE DE, AANE DE, AANE DE 💀🎤 @naezythebaa #gullyboy #og#apnatimeaayega"
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Previously, during the trailer launch of the film, director Zoya Akhtar revealed that she collaborated with Naezy and rapper Divine to add an original essence of the film. The filmmaker further clarified that the film is not based on any rapper and is completely fictional. However, she mentioned that she came up with the idea of making the film after being inspired by their music.
Meanwhile, Ranveer seems to have aced the rapping skills, while prepping for his role in the film. The actor was heard rapping throughout the trailer and the teaser of the film. In fact, he also performed in front of a live audience during the trailer launch.
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Directed by Zoya Akhtar, 'Gully Boy' tells the story of an aspiring rapper. However, since success comes easy for none, the boy who is from a humble beginning has to struggle his way up to the heights of fame. Besides Ranveer, the film also stars Alia Bhatt in the lead.
The film has already raised the expectations of the audience with its rap-packed trailer and a splendid performance of the lead pair in the preview. Moreover, the film has been selected for an international film festival, which already speaks volumes about what to expect. It will be co-produced by Zoya Akhtar's Tiger Baby and Excel Entertainment productions. 'Gully Boy' is all set to hit the big screens on February 14, 2019.