Ranveer-Alia’s ‘Gully Boy’ collects a strong 8.05 crore on Tuesday making way towards the much coveted 100 crore mark. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh just tweeted film’s Day 6 box office collection figure, writing –“#GullyBoy is getting substantial chunk of revenue from metros… Mumbai circuit is super-strong… Thu 19.40 cr, Fri 13.10 cr, Sat 18.65 cr, Sun 21.30 cr, Mon 8.65 cr, Tue 8.05 cr. Total: ₹ 89.15 cr. India biz.”
#GullyBoy is getting substantial chunk of revenue from metros… Mumbai circuit is super-strong… Thu 19.40 cr, Fri 13.10 cr, Sat 18.65 cr, Sun 21.30 cr, Mon 8.65 cr, Tue 8.05 cr. Total: ₹ 89.15 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 20, 2019
‘Gully Boy’ earned Rs. 19.40 crore on Thursday on it’s release day but the collections saw a slight dip on Friday with the film minting Rs. 13.10 crore. The film made Rs. 18.65 on Saturday and continued to rule the ticket windows on Sunday, earning Rs. 21.30 crore, taking its total collection to Rs. 72.45 crore in the opening weekend. On Monday it collected 8.65. Film had earned a total of 89.12 crore in past 6 days.
The film received an overwhelming response from the critics and the audience are loving it, spreading a good word of mouth. Hollywood actor Will Smith had also praised Ranveer’s rapping skills on his Instagram account.
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Karan Johar called it a “masterpiece” in his social media post too.
Sharing a poster from the film on his Instagram account, the 46-year-old director wrote, “When passion supersedes grass root realities…when dreams make you wake up to bigger dreams….when you wrap rap into a form of solid expression….when you tell a story that has all this and more….that’s when you have a film that you can assuredly call a MASTERPIECE of modern times! @zoieakhtar weaves a story of aspirations in the underbelly of Mumbai like a bonafide magician….she slowly reveals every trick in her genius bag and you walk away with a lump in your throat and a swag in your step! #apnatimeaayegabecomes your life mantra and all you want to do is dance the dance of great Cinema!”.
He went on to reveal how he was left awestruck with Ranveer’s performance.
Karan wrote, “I have just witnessed a cult classic that has possibly the best ensemble of actors we have seen this decade… @ranveersingh delivers the loudest quiet performance oscillating between silence and storm and you are left awestruck by his immense versatility and ability to sink his teeth into every single character….he makes you feel every beat of Murad’s beats! Outstanding!!”
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Karan called Alia the “the girl wonder” and wrote, “What do I say about the girl wonder @aliaabhatt who explodes like a volcano every time she appears on screen! You wait for her and worry about her next move with joy and excitement! ! She is so so so brilliant! I think Safeena deserves a spin off film of her own!”
‘Gully Boy’ is inspired by the lives of Mumbai street rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy. The film is directed by Zoya Akhtar and released on Valentine’s Day, February 14.