Berlin: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gully Boy’ has been selected to have its world premiere at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival.
The announcement was made through a statement on Thursday.
Sharing the news, actor Ranveer Singh twitted ” Delighted!!!…#GullyBoy has been selected by the Berlin International Film Festival for a special gala screening!!! Ow Oww!!!.”
Delighted!!!…#GullyBoy has been selected by the Berlin International Film Festival for a special gala screening!!! Ow Oww!!! ???✊?#ZoyaAkhtar @aliaa08 @ritesh_sid @FarOutAkhtar https://t.co/SWxw6XoBN6
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) December 13, 2018
The film directed by Zoya Akhtar is slated to hit the screens on February 14 next year. Apart from Ranveer and Alia, the film also stars Kalki Koechlin in a pivotal role.
The film is inspired by the lives of Mumbai street rappers ‘Divine and Naezy’.
Alongside the previously announced opening film, “The Kindness of Strangers” by Lone Scherfig, six productions and co-productions from Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Serbia, Turkey, and the Netherlands have also been invited to take part in the competition.
The 69th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival will be held from February 7 to February 17.