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'Barfi!' is India's official entry for the Oscars

Barfi! is still drawing full houses in theatres
By Indo-Asian News Service
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 20:05:32 GMT
 

'Barfi!' is India's official entry for the Oscars
The magic of Anurag Basu's Barfi! has worked. The heartwarming movie, about love between a deaf and mute boy and an autistic girl, has been chosen as India's official entry for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

The movie, starring Ranbir Kapoor as Murphy aka Barfi, and Priyanka Chopra as Jhilmil, has been lauded in film circles for its simplistic and moving narrative that has managed to tug at the heartstrings of audiences which equally enjoy commercial potboilers.

The decision was taken at a Film Federation of India (FFI) meeting in Hyderabad Saturday night. "'Barfi!' has indeed been chosen as the country's official entry this year," FFI secretary general Suparn Sen told IANS.

The makers are joyous about the news.

"We are honoured that 'Barfi!' has been selected to represent India as its official entry to the Academy Awards 2013. 'Barfi!' is very close to the hearts of all of us at UTV, and it gives us great satisfaction that a film we have developed and nurtured from its inception has met with so much love from audiences and critics worldwide," Siddharth Roy Kapur, managing director - Studios, Disney UTV, said in a statement.

"An added source of pride is that this is the fourth UTV film in the last seven years to have been selected to represent India at the Academy awards; our earlier selections being 'Rang De Basanti' (2006), 'Harishchandrachi Factory' (2009) and 'Peepli Live' (2010)," he added.

"Barfi!" released Sep 14, and is still drawing full houses in theatres.
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