Yesterday it was finally revealed confirmed that Ranveer Singh would star in Zoya Akhtar’s upcoming movie ‘Gully Boy’.

‘Gully Boy’ is supposed to be chronicling the journey of desi rappers Naezy and Divine, two super talented sensations that have emerged from Mumbai’s poor, crowded neighbourhoods, Ranveer will pour himself into the character.

Ranveer Singh will play the role of a rapper in the movie for the very first time and the actor is preparing for the role by practicing rapping as he will rap for himself in the movie.

“Ranveer will give more than his 100 percent to this role as always. Zoya is a close friend of his, and someone who has trusted him with her first home production. He carries some responsibility and is absolutely excited about the role. Over time, while prepping, he built a rapport with Naezy and Divine and loves their sound. He is therefore, beginning to research and think about building the right body language, accent, swag and rapping sound for this role,” said a source.

The movie will be produced by Farhan Akhtar and Riteish Sidwani.

‘Gully Boy’ also stars Alia Bhatt as the female lead.

The shooting of the movie will go on the floors in November.