Zoya Akhtar and MC Sher Siddhant Chaturvedi open up on ‘Gully Boy’ becoming India’s official entry to Oscars 2020

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Siddhant Chaturvedi, who made heads turn with his impactful performance in ‘Gully Boy’ expresses his gratitude on India’s official entry to the Oscars 2020. The actor who played MC Sher, a character that won millions of hearts, has a moment to celebrate as his debut film has gone global with the Oscar nominations.

Expressing his gratitude, Siddhant Chaturvedi shares, “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!!!

Zoya Akhtar, who directed and co-wrote ‘Gully Boy’ also spoke up about the movie becoming India’s official entry to the Oscars 2020. She said, “This has been a great year and I am so overwhelmed with the response our work is getting. I am thrilled and very grateful that ‘Gully Boy’ has been picked as India’s official entry for the Oscars. It’s crazy to receive such news days after ‘Lust Stories’ received a nomination for the Emmys.

‘Gully Boy’ has surely made everyone proud by being one of the most loved films of the year. With its nomination for India’s entry to the Oscars 2020, the feeling has only grown. Let’s wait and watch whether the movie ends up winning a nomination at the main event or gets rejected even before that.

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