Today is the opening day of shooting for Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy'

Today is the opening day of shooting for Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy'

Bollywood ace superstars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt have started shooting for Zoya Akhtar's directorial film Gully Boy.

Ranveer and Alia have been posting numerous updates about the film on social media, and the excitement surrounding the film has reached a feverish pitch.

Zoya's film will explore the lives of street rappers from Mumbai chawls including the two rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy. Wish me luck! Your support and love means the world to me.

Mumbai: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt have started shooting for their highly anticipated musical drama "Gully Boy".

Gully Boy has been in the making for quite a long time now and might get a release date in 2018. Wohooo let's do this!

Alia had also shared an Insta story from the movie sets, where she was seen showing off how wonderfully she was welcomed by the makers on the first day of shoot.

Zoya Akhtar shared a photo from the sets of Gully Boy. Actor Farhan Akhtar, who is also the producer of Gully Boy, also wished the team and tweeted, "And it begins". She said, "Day 1 #herewego #gullyboy #slateit #makingmovies #anotherdayinparadise".

Talking about Ranveer, Naved had earlier said in an interview, "I like the guy. All the best Zoya @aliaa08 @RanveerOfficial & team". The "Padmaavat" actor has earlier worked with Alia for various commercials and events but this film based on the lives of street rappers will mark their first movie together.