After playing a rookie cop in the critically acclaimed Monsoon Shootout, actor Vijay Varma is now set to play a rapper in his next Gully Boy.
Gully Boy, directed by Zoya Akhtar is a story of 4 friends who are local rappers in the midst of the overcrowded and bustling city of Mumbai.
Vijay Varma will be playing one of the rappers and will be sharing screen space with Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, and Kalki Koechlin.
Vijay’s role will be that of Ranveer Singh’s childhood buddy, the two of them turn out to be the best rappers in the vicinity while growing up together.
Vijay’s character and his intensity were much appreciated in Monsoon Shootout and for Gully Boy; he will be seen in a completely opposite character to what he played before.
Vijay who has been associated with indie genre films so far and with Gully Boy, he is all set to explore a full-blown commercial movie for the first time in Bollywood.
Vijay is all geared up with his role and will soon start shooting for Gully Boy.
Speaking on this Vijay said:
“Working with Zoya Akhtar is like a dream come true. She is one of the finest directors we have in the country and I am eagerly looking forward to shoot this one. Also sharing screen space with the mighty Ranveer Singh is gonna be fun!”