Trivia for Gully Boy
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- It was originally rumored that Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan would make her debut with this film. However the rumors were rebuffed by Sara's mother, Amrita Singh.
- The move is based on members of the rap group called gully gang which Naezy & Divine
- This is the first movie to feature Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh together on screen
- The first Bollywood film to be based on rappers.
- Selected for berlin film festival for special gala screening.
- Zoya Akhtar's first film with Alia Bhatt and second with Ranveer Singh, after Dil Dhadakne Do.
- The first look official poster of the film released on 1st January 2019. It also gives the valentines day release date.
- The movie is based on the life of rap artists Naved Shaikh (Naezy) and Vivian Fernandes (Divine).
- This is the only film to be based on Indian Rap Culture.
- this is first movie to feature ranveer singh and vijay raj on screen
- All other rappers during the battle scenes are real rappers from the Indian Rap World and not actors.
- Debut of actor Siddhant Chaturvedi.
- In an interview, Siddhant Chaturvedi revealed that Zoya Akhtar called him for the audition after noticing him in a party.
- Mother and Daughter Amruta Subhash and Jyothi Subash act together for the first time in Hindi film.They are known to act together in Marathi films.Amruta Subash plays daughter in law to Jyothi Subash.
- Amruta Subash playing mother to Ranveer Singh is only 7 years younger to him.
- Divine makes an appearance in the song Apna Time Aaega in the climax.
- Film was shot in slum areas of Dharavi in Mumbai where a huge set of slum was erected on an open ground.