Watch: Ranveer Singh raps effortlessly to 'Asli Hip Hop'; Gully Boy trailer to release on 9 January

FP Staff

Jan 04, 2019 11:22:38 IST

Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy, starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, is the one of the most anticipated movies of 2019. It is slated to release on 14 February. Singh took to twitter and announced that the trailer of the coming-of-age musical will be unveiled on 9 January.

The video features Singh rapping to song 'Asli Hip Hop'. The lyrics are hard-hitting and upbeat, ending with the line 'Asli hip hop se milaye hindostaan ko'. The video looks intense with Ranveer in a somber look, depicting his struggle to find hip hop a voice in India.

#AsliHipHop - #GullyBoy Trailer announcement. https://t.co/8QY1zNt8BK@ritesh_sid #ZoyaAkhtar @FarOutAkhtar @excelmovies #TigerBaby @aliaa08 @ZeeMusicCompany

Gully Boy is written and directed by Zoya Akhtar, and produced by Rietsh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment. The film is based on the lives of  rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy, known for their song 'Mere Gully Mei' in Mumbai.  The narrative revolves around street rappers of India and their rise from the gullies.

The film, that also stars Kalki Koechlin, will premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival. It marks Zoya's reunion with Ranveer after Dil Dhadakne Do and Kalki after Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.

Updated Date: Jan 04, 2019 11:29:32 IST

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