Excel Entertainment announced that Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt will play lead roles in Gully Boy, directed by Zoya Akhtar
"It is about a rapper based in Mumbai. But beyond that I can't say anything. Nothing is locked. Things need to get set before we announce"
Shoojit Sircar's Piku has scored six nominations while Farhan Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do received five nominations. Other notable mentions this year, who are also up for the awards are Badlapur, Talvar and Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Anil Kapoor was so impressed by Ranveer Singh's performance in Bajirao Mastani that he compared his act to Russell Crowe's role in Gladiator. On microblogging site Twitter he wrote: "Indias answer to @russellcrowe from gladiator @RanveerOfficial." Ranveer and Ail Kapoor have worked together in Dil Dhadakne Do