In an with Film Companion, Ranbir Kapoor remarked that his favourite from his filmography is Ayan Mukerji’s Wake Up Sid. The actor said that he connected with the protagonist of the film, Sid because they were similar to each other. “I was that lost, aimless guy,” he said. It was also because of the movie that he befriended Mukerji. “He’s my best friend today,” Kapoor said and called the director an “important collaborator”.