Siddhant Chaturvedi on Gully Boy Oscars nomination

Team ‘Gully Boy’ is on cloud nine as the film has been selected as India’s official entry in the International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards. After the Film Federation of India announced this on Saturday, from Ranveer Singh to Alia Bhatt, everyone has expressed their excitement about it.
Enjoying the moment of glory, MC Sher aka Siddhant Chaturvedi told ETimes, “It is a big moment for me with back to back developments with Inside Edge which was nominated for the Emmys last year and now Gully Boy which has been nominated as India’s official entry for the 92nd Annual Oscar Academy Awards. I’m grateful for the opportunity given to me and a very special thanks to Zoya Akhtar, Ranveer Singh and the entire team of Gully Boy. Words cannot express my happiness, thank you, everyone, for the love and appreciation! Aapne Time Aagaya!!!”.

‘Gully Boy’ was produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar. The narrative featured Ranveer as an up-and-coming rapper, who sets out to achieve his musical dream.

Alia Bhatt had also expressed her excitement for ‘Gully Boy’ and stated, “Gully Boy as a film is really special to me. What’s even more special is that it has had such a long run – after releasing in February, it won at the Melbourne Film Festival, then it was also shown in Japan. Now, it’s been selected as India’s official entry for the Academy. So, hereon, I just hope, pray and wish that we make it to the nomination and then win. This is a first and it’s a big deal for us. As a team, we are very excited.”

The winners of the 92nd Academy Awards will be announced February 9, 2020.

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