The movie features newcomers Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Siddharth Malhotra, Kayoze Irani and Sahil Anand.
"Thank you thank you for all the #SOTY love!!!! Sid, Varun and Alia are overwhelmed with all the love!!!! Thank you!!!!" the filmmaker posted on Twitter.
Actor Boman Irani, whose son Kayoze debuts in the project, also expressed his gratitude for the reception the film has earned.
"Thank you all for giving my son Kayoze the warmest response for his debut performance in SOTY! I promise you I don't wear dentures but if I smile anymore, I feel all 32 will fall in unison out of my grateful mouth!!!" he wrote.
The project has opened to generally positive reviews and sold out performances in the domestic and international markets.
> Read our review of 'Student of the Year' here
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