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India Chooses 'Barfi!' for Oscars Foreign-Language Entry

India Chooses 'Barfi!' for Oscars Foreign-Language Entry

New Delhi – India's official entry for the 2013 Oscars is Barfi!, produced by Disney Utv Studios. The announcement was made by the Film Federation of India. Barfi! (the name refers to an Indian sweet) stars top actor Ranbir Kapoor in the title role of a deaf and mute young man and his love for an autistic girl (top actress Priyanka Chopra) while upcoming South Indian actress Ileana D'Cruz completes the love triangle. Kapoor's performance as a fun-filled character has shades of Charlie Chaplin with some scenes even paying tribute to gags from his comedy classics. Budgeted at an

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