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Gully Boy (2019)

A Nas-produced Bollywood hip-hop musical

Drama, Music

7.0

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India
English, Hindi
Easy, Feel-Good, No-brainer
2019
Female director, Zoya Akhtar
Alia Bhatt, Amruta Subhash, Jasleen Kaur Royal
156 min

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A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.

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The Staff

This musical drama about a Mumbai street rapper was India’s official submission to the Oscars. It was also produced by U.S. artist Nas.

Murad, who grew up poor and with an abusive father, starts working as a part-time chauffeur, which exposes him to the substantial inequalities that exist in Mumbai.

He incorporates all of this into his lyrics, and hopes to make it as a rapper in a story that sits somewhere between a musical and an adventure movie.

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