By Hindustan Times
Priyanka Chopra’s portrayal of an autistic person in the recently released Barfi! got her rave reviews. Her role also seems to have touched the lives and hearts of many. The Forum For Autism (FFA), a support group for parents of autistic kids in the city, has approached Priyanka to become the face of their organisation. Impressed by her acting, they believe she is the perfect ambassador for their cause.
Chitra Iyer, trustee, FFA says, “We knew that she was playing an autistic girl in the film, but after we saw it, we were really surprised. Priyanka has done an extremely good job and she played the part so well, keeping it very close to reality by not overdoing it. They’ve spread an important message through the film, that autism is