Ranveer Singh is probably on cloud nine after Hollywood actor and rapper Will Smith showered praises on the actor’s latest work, Gully Boy. The MIB actor took to Instagram stories to talk about Ranveer’s performance in the film.

The Padmaavat actor then re-shared his videos and responded to Smith’s praises.

“Shoutout from the original rapper/actor – Big Willie! Respect,” the actor wrote.

“Salaam bade bhai, boht hard,” he continued.

In the video that Will Smith shared on 15 February, he said, “Yo Ranveer congrats man I am loving what you’re doing with Gullyboy for me old school hip hop here seeing hip hop all over the world like that I am loving it man congrats.”

Meanwhile, Along with the critics, the audience, too, is showering love on the musical drama as can be gauged from the collections of the film.

The Zoya Akhtar directorial has crossed the 50 crore mark in just three days of its release.

Gully Boy, which is inspired by the story of the street rappers of Dharavi, particularly Divine and Naezy, has Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles – their first film together. The film also features Siddhant Chaturvedi and Kalki Koechlin in key roles.