Do you think Anurag Basu directed Barfi! is the right choice as India's official entry for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category? The decision was taken at a Film Federation of India meeting in Hyderabad on Saturday night. Produced by UTV Motion Pictures, Barfi! is an uncommon love story, set in 1970s Bengal, of a deaf-and-mute guy (portrayed by Ranbir Kapoor) and an autistic girl (played by Priyanka Chopra).
"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, m