Apna time aayega: Ranveer Singh on selection of Gully Boy for Oscars 2020

Gully Boy, directed by Zoya Akhtar, has been announced as India’s official entry for Oscars 2020. The film, co-starring Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh and Siddhant Chaturvedi in lead roles, premiered at Berlin International Film Festival. After its release in theatres in February, the social media was flooded with positive reviews for the film.

The news was shared by the film’s producer Farhan Akhtar on social media. Farhan, in a tweet, wrote, “#GullyBoy has been selected as India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards. #apnatimeaayega.Thank you to the film federation and congratulations #Zoya @kagtireema @ritesh_sid @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @SiddhantChturvD @kalkikanmani & cast, crew and hip hop crew.”

Soon after he shared the news on Twitter and Instagram, fans couldn’t help but send congratulatory messages and good luck wishes to team Gully Boy. Many of them celebrated the movie and others pointed out how proud the film makes Indians feels.

Amidst all the congratulatory messages, many Bollywood celebrities, too, poured in special messages for the film’s team. From Hrithik Roshan, Dia Mirza, Karan Johar, Anubhav Sinha to Aditi Rao Hydari and Uday Chopra, many celebs posted good luck messages on social media.

Karan Johar, who never fails to laud his peers on their achievements, wrote, “My absolute favourite film of the year is the official Indian entry for the OSCARS!!!! #GullyBoy all the way! Zoya Akhtar is my favourite Indian filmmaker! Well done boys @FarOutAkhtar@ritesh_sid get the gold statue home!!! So excited !! @aliaa08 @RanveerOfficial and the team!”

Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava wrote, “This is the BEST news ever. #GullyBoy India’s entry to #Oscars2020 Congratulations #ZoyaAkthar
@RanveerOfficial@aliaa08 @ritesh_sid @FarOutAkhtar@kagtireema Please bring the Oscar home..”

Celebrating the announcement, Randeep Hooda wrote, “Truly deserved #GullyBoy #Oscars2020 #apnatimeaaega @RanveerOfficial @aliaa08 @FarOutAkhtar @ritesh_sid @ZoyaAkhtarOff.”

Kubbra Sait also congratulated the team and wrote, “That’s It!I’m gonna faint… Congratulations a whole lot team #GullyBoy much love in this story.”

Sophie took to social media and wrote, “Amazing !! Congrats you guys!! And so well deserved! Now to make it to the top 5 and hopefully walk away with Oscar.”