Barfi out of race from Oscars

Director Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi’ is out of race for the best foreign language film category for the 85thAcademy Awards. The movie is starred by Ranbir Kapoor as deaf and mute boy and actress Priyanka Chopra as an autistic girl. Actress Ileana has also played lead role in the movie. The film has earned good reviews and was super hit at the box- office. The film makers had expected that the movie get Academy Awards because of the script and acting skills shown by the stars. Actress Ileana also got good reputation at the international level with this movie.  Out of 71 films that qualified for the Oscars nomination from across the world, only nine have been shortlisted which will further compete to make it to the final five nominations. The final list will be announced on January 10th.