Barfi, directed by Anurag Basu, starring Ranbir Kapor, Priyanka Chopra and Illeana is making waves. The movie that opened to box office success is selected as India's official entry to Oscar. Meanwhile rumours are that it will speak in Tamil.
UTV is contemplating to produce the film in Tamil and a top director would be wielding the megaphone. A young actor will don the lead role, sources say.
The movie tells the story of Barfi, a mute and deaf boy in Darjeeling, West Bengal and his relation with two girls, one of whom is autistic. The film has music by Pritam and cinematography by Ravi Varman.