It is a proud moment for Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt as their film Gully Boy has been selected as India's official entry in the category of 'Best International Feature Film' for the 92nd Oscars.
After the announcement was made by the film's director Zoya Akhtar's brother Farhan on Saturday, Ranveer and Alia reacted to the news and said that they are "thrilled" that their film has been selected as India's entry to the Academy Awards this year. Expressing gratitude towards the Film Federation of India and the members of the jury including Aparna Sen, Supran Sen and Anindya Dasgupta, Ranveer issued a statement on social media: "We are so thrilled that Gully Boy has been selected as India's official entry to the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category."
"Thank you to the Film Federation of India, Aparna Sen, Supran Sen, Anindya Dasgupta, members of the jury and big congratulations to our spectacular cast and crew," his statement read.
Alia shared the same statement on her social media profiles and wrote: "Bohot Hard"
This year, the selection committee was lead by actor-filmmaker Aparna Sen. Gully Boy was zeroed in from a list of 27 films by the jury members. Gully Boy showcases the story of an aspiring rapper Murad (played by Ranveer Singh), who dreams of making it big in the Indian music industry. Alia plays Ranveer's love interest in the film.
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