By Hindustan Times
As the trend has been in Bollywood of late, box office earnings and critical appreciation just don’t go hand in hand. But director Anurag Basu’s Barfi! managed to achieve that, thanks, in no small measure, to the acting prowess of Ranbir Kapoor. His performance as the deaf-and-mute title character has been unanimously lauded.
Now, there’s another feather in the cap. Barfi! has been selected as India’s official entry to the Academy Awards 2013. And excited as he is, Ranbir still plays the modest guy, thanking his director and praising him for this achievement. “I think the entire credit goes to Anurag Basu for making such a superb film, and to the producers for supporting his vision. Priyanka (Chopra) and Ileana (