The ‘Monsoon Shootout’ actor is now all set to play a rapper in his next ‘Gully Boy’.
Mumbai: Actor Vijay Varma, after taking down the crime world in his recent release ‘Monsoon Shootout’, where he played a rookie cop, is now all set to play a rapper in his next ‘Gully Boy’. The film ‘Gully Boy’ is a story of 4 friends who are local rappers in the midst of overcrowded and bustling city Mumbai. Vijay Varma is one of the rappers who will be sharing screen space with Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Kalki Koechlin. ‘Gully Boy’ is being directed by Zoya Akhtar. Vijay will be seen playing childhood buddy to Ranveer Singh and while growing up together they turn out to be the best rappers in the vicinity.
Vijay's character was appreciated in ‘Monsoon Shootout’. In ‘Gully Boy’, he will be seen in a completely opposite character to what he played before. Vijay 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’ by next month.
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!"
Ranveer will be seen as the villain Alaudin Khilji in 'Padmaavat' from Friday this week.