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It all started with Gully Boy's press conference for the Berlinale at the Hyatt. Suddenly there was an incredibly cold rain shower with gusts of wind when the cars with the stars Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh pulled up. The two of them got out of the car exactly at our position. I was far too distracted by Alia, who must have frozen to death in her airy dress surrounded by two tow-carriers and umbrella carriers. It was February after all. It was so fascinated that I noticed Ranveer far too late and he loved everyone.

When we were waiting in the very long queue in front of the Friedrichstadtpalast for the entrance to Gully Boy, a man behind us said that he had just bought the tickets for this film in the dark, so no idea what was behind the film and that was amazed at the large crowd. I would say that he will have experienced his blue miracle! He will certainly not forget this evening at the cinema anytime soon. The audience was awesome. They hooted and roared and raped and cursed and were emotionally upset. That was really great cinema. In the end, Ranveer put on his grandiose rap performance (and I was sitting in the second row right in front of him and could hardly believe my luck) and the hall boiled and shook.

 

Gully Boy is inspired by the life of the Indian street trappers Divine and Naezy. The film story about growing up and the path of a street trapper from the Dharavi slums of Mumbai to become a star.

Murad, who later went by the rapper name “Gully Boy”, which means “street boy”, has a lot to tell about his life, which contains so many difficulties. He lives in a Muslim "ghetto", his father brings a new wife home with him (Muslims can have several wives), which of course his mother doesn't cope with very well and he is forced by his father to give up his job as a driver for wealthy people take. Alongside my studies. You were born servants and will always be. Keep your head down. These are the things his father gives him for life. When the barrel overflows, Murad will give his father a huge opinion on this attitude.

If life were comfortable, nobody would rap, says rapper MC Sher to him when he tries to give Murad some courage to present his lyrics in front of an audience. And so we accompany him step by step on the way to becoming a star. In addition, a lot of truths are addressed and that makes the film incredibly emotional. His secret friend Safia, played by Alia Bhatt, pulls out her claws when it comes to her Murad. No other woman should come too close to him, otherwise there will be a beating. Real beating. She studies medicine. When she is about to be married, she replies to the possible mother-in-law when asked if she can cook: not so good, but I can transplant you a liver later. Bam! In your face. And there will be many more occasions when the children tell their parents what they think about being pushed in a certain direction by them, regardless of their passions and how they imagine their future. That they have to do things in secret because they would never be allowed, but they would rather tell the truth. There are so many topics being addressed, sometimes a little too much, simply because there are so many topics in Indian society that viewers should think about. In the end, the father, who had been completely unreasonable until then, is purified and the sudden change of heart, just because the son is now famous, is a bit clumsy. But that's not that important. The way of the Gully Boy is important. Its time has come. He believed in himself.

In India, the life of children is determined by their parents. What to study, whom to marry. Many come to terms with it. How many Indians come to terms with so many things that should actually be changed. In the film it becomes clear that there is no point in living the prescribed life of your parents if you develop a great passion for something and this is so far from the life that society says you should live. Anyone who is brave and dares a lot will be rewarded in the end.

I am absolutely delighted with Gully Boy. I've never seen an Indian film before that did really well with rap and hip hop. That was usually more wanted than done. Things are going really well here and Ranveer can do it! So it took a long time until the Indian copy of 8Mile (I'm kidding;), but here comes a real blast.

When I went to Mumbai this year, I also took a tour of the slum where the film was set. It was breathtaking to walk in the “film sets” of this great film. I felt a little caught out in being exactly one of the tourists in the film who found the slum “so amazing” and even had to use Gully Boy's parents' house as a sight. But then we even became stars. Our host mother pointed out to everyone that we were at the world premiere of Gully Boy in Berlin and met the stars. Everyone who heard this immediately had awe in their eyes. In the end we even handed over trophies at a cricket match because we were the famous Gully Boy spectators. And at the very end we were even the ones who put on the Berlinale. Incredible India.

The film received 13 awards at the Filmfare Awards. Rightly! Superrrrhit!

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It all started with the press conference for the movie Gully Boy at the Hyatt hotel in Berlin in February. Suddenly there was an incredibly cold rain shower with gusts of wind as the cars carrying the stars Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh arrived. Exactly where we were standing the two got out of the car. I was so fascinated by Alia, who must have frozen to death because she was wearing a very airy dress. While staring at her I missed seeing Ranveer hugging everyone.

While we then waited in the very long queue in front of the Friedrichstadtpalast for the entrance to watch Gully Boy, a man behind us said that he had bought the tickets for this film without having an idea of ​​what the film is about and was wondering about all the hustle and bustle. I would say, he was going to get the surprise of his cinema-life. He certainly will not forget this movie night. The audience was awesome. They roared and roared and rapped and cursed and were emotionally upset. That was a really great movie. In the end, Ranveer performed his grandiose rap (and I sat in the second row right in front of him and could hardly believe my luck) and the hall went wild.

Gully Boy is inspired by the lives of Indian street rappers Divine and Naezy. The film is a coming-of-age story about an aspiring street rapper from the Dharavi slums of Mumbai.

Gully Boy, the boy from the street (as it is translated), who is actually named Murad, has a lot to tell about his life, which involves so many difficulties. He lives in a Muslim "ghetto", his father brings a new wife home (because Muslims can have several wives), which of course his mother gets along with very badly, and he is forced by his father to take over the father's job as a chaffeur while studying. "You were born a servant and that's the way it always will be. Keep your head down. " This is the advice his father gives him for life. Thestrawthatbrokethecamel’sback when Murad tells his father his opinion on this issue.

If life was comfortable, no one would rap, says rapper MC Sher to him, as he wants to give Murad some courage to present his lyrics in front of an audience. And so we accompany him step by step on the way to becoming a star. On his way to stardom you really feel as a spectator how he grows in his own way and how his path becomes clearer and clearer.

Incidentally, quite a lot of truths are addressed and that makes the movie extremely emotional. His secret girlfriend Safia, played by Alia Bhatt, is overly jealous when it comes to her Murad. No other woman should come too close to him, otherwise she will beat them up. She is studying medicine. And she knows what she wants and that does not always fit into the Indian social norms. Her parents want Safia to be married and when the mother of the selected guy asks her whether she can cook, she answers: not so good, but I give you a liver transplant later on. A really in your face-answer. And there will be many more opportunities for the children to tell their parents what they think about them being pushed in a certain direction, regardless of their passions and how they imagine their future. They have to do things secretly, because they would never be allowed to do them openly, even though they would rather live their lives honestly.

There are so many topics addressed, sometimes maybe too many, simply because there are so many topics in Indian society that viewers should think about. At the end of the film the continually unreasonable father experiences a sudden change of heart, just because his son has become famous. This change in the father’s personality is somewhat excessive. But this is not so important. Important is the path of the Gully Boy. His time has come. He believed in himself.

In India, the lives of children are determined by their parents. What you should study, whom you should marry. How many Indians have to accept things that actually should be changed? Many simply accept it. It becomes clear in the film that living a life predetermined life by your parents is not a good idea if you develop a passion for something that is so far away from the life you want to live. If you are brave and daring, you will be rewarded in the end.

I am absolutely thrilled by Gully Boy. I have never seen an Indian movie where rap and hip hop really came across well. The will was there, but the talent wasn't. Ranveer was the best actor for this role. It took a long time for the Indian copy of 8Mile (just joking;) to be made ..

When I traveled to Mumbai this year, I took a tour to the slum where the movie was set. It was breathtaking to walk on the film set of this great movie. But I caught myself feeling a bit guitly, since I felt a bit like the tourists shown in the film, who find the misery in the slum "so amazing" and they even take tours through Gully Boy's parental home, as if the people living there are just tourist features.

 

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