Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy opened to positive reviews this morning, but Gully Boy fever had taken over the Internet way before that. Soon after trailer for the Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer was released, memes, jokes and rhymes inspired by it took over the Internet. On Wednesday, Assam Police too shared a Gully Boy-inspired rap on Twitter, and it is winning hearts on the microblogging website. The post, as with all their posts, comes with an important social message - this time on cyber security.
Assam Police, changing the words 'Gully Boy' on the movie's poster to 'Gullible Boy', shared a verse that warns netizens against online scammers. The lyrics of their rap-verse are inspired by the song Mere Gully Mein from the movie - and it has already won them a lot of fans.
Read it below:
Internet ki gully— Assam Police (@assampolice) February 13, 2019
Mayaa jaal hai pyaare
Muft haath aaye
Wo ye maal hai pyaare.
Yahan scammers ke sare sardar hain na
Ginti me jo ye sare beshumar hain na.
Tumko ab ye sab samjhaana hai
Sunkar bole @RanveerOfficial,
O ye to mera wala gaana hai! pic.twitter.com/nImdielCAL
Since being shared online, their tweet has been inundated with praise
Spreading Information in the most creative way! Police is here!!!— aditya nagda (@adityanagda5) February 14, 2019
Woah! Nice— pals (@pals1234567) February 13, 2019
Who is the creative team of assampolice Twitter account— Pintu Prasad (@okpintu) February 13, 2019
This isn't the first time that Assam Police has creatively tweaked the lyrics of popular songs to share social messages. In November, they warned netizens against fake news with a Bohemian Rhapsody post that was widely appreciated.
Before Assam Police, Mumbai Police also shared a Gully Boy post. They used a dialogue from the movie to raise awareness about traffic rules.Click for more trending news