Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy' wins at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, South Korea

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 08, 2019, 03.44 PM(IST)

A still from the movie 'Gully Boy'. Photograph:( Others )

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'Gully Boy' released in February in India and was based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai. The film has performed well in the Indian and overseas market.

After impressing the audience as well as critics in India, Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy' is now winning accolades outside of the country. Now the Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt starrer has won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea.

NETPAC Jury Committee, comprised of NETPAC members and film professionals, select the best Asian Film from World Fantastic Blue section, which features newer genres and varied stories of comedy, fantasy and drama.

'Gully Boy' released in February in India and was based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai. The film has performed well in the Indian and overseas market.

The film will also be screened at the 2019 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne in July. 

Akhtar has also recently made the Indian film industry proud by joining the list of new members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that organises the annual Oscar awards.