Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt has already received an overwhelming response for its strong story and powerful dialogues with iconic acting skills of the lead pair. The movie was recently selected for the 92nd Oscar Awards as India’s official entry. The movie recently won Best Feature Film Regional at Asian Academy Creative Awards.
Priyanka Chopra is presently busy promoting Gully Boy. The movie is India’s official entry to Oscars in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. According to the reports, Priyanka hosted a screening of the movie along with director Zoya Akhtar at the theatres in Los Angeles on October 14, 2019.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas has teamed up with Zoya Akhtar and Ranveer Singh in the past for the movie Dil Dhadakne Do. She is now evidently trying to grab eyeballs at the international arena for the movie Gully Boy. The actor reportedly will be seen hosting more screenings of the movie Gully Boy till the end of the year and will try to get as much visibility for the movie as possible. According to the reports, she will also host a special screening of the movie for her close friends from the Hollywood industry.
Farhan Akhtar who was seen recently in the movie The Sky is Pink alongside Priyanka Chopra Jonas is also one of the producers for the movie Gully Boy. During the promotions of the movie the actor expressed his happiness for Gully Boy being selected for Oscars. He shared a tweet on his official Twitter account where he expressed how grateful he was to the Film Federation of India.
He further mentioned that getting selected in the final five is a very tough deal. In an interview with a leading daily, he shared that a lot of hard work is still left, as 150 countries send their entries to the Oscars for the foreign film category. Hence, he believes that reaching the final five is a very tough yet huge accomplishment in itself.
#GullyBoy has been selected as India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards. #apnatimeaayega— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) September 21, 2019
Thank you to the film federation and congratulations #Zoya @kagtireema @ritesh_sid @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @SiddhantChturvD @kalkikanmani & cast, crew and hip hop crew. 🕺🏻 pic.twitter.com/Eyg02iETmG
In an interview, Priyanka Chopra Jonas also mentioned that she likes the movie and the film perfectly portrays the Indian cinema and has the potential to reach the final five. She further added, every year one film gets selected and is send to Oscars for the Foreign Film category. But she believes Gully Boy is different because of its strong storyline and iconic performances and can hence, reach the final five.
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