‘Barfi!’ leads Filmfare nominations

Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’ has won maximum nominations, including for best film, best actor, best actress and best director, for the 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012.

Yash Chopra’s last directorial ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ follows close behind, reports The Times of India.

‘Barfi!’, a heart-warming love story of a deaf-and-mute man, essayed by Ranbir Kapoor, with an autistic girl ( Priyanka Chopra) has received nine nods.

Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ stands a chance to win across seven categories.

Apart from Ranbir and Shah Rukh, those vying in the ‘best actor in a leading role’ (male) are Hrithik Roshan (Agneepath), Irrfan (Paan Singh Tomar), Manoj Bajpayee (Gangs Of Wasseypur) and Salman Khan (Dabangg 2).

Priyanka apart, those nominated in the ‘best actor in a leading role’ (female) category are Deepika Padukone (Cocktail), Kareena Kapoor (Heroine), Parineeti Chopra (Ishqazaade), Sridevi (English Vinglish) and Vidya Balan (Kahaani).

In the best director section come Anurag Kashyap (Gangs Of Wasseypur), Gauri Shinde (English Vinglish), Shoojit Sircar (Vicky Donor) and Sujoy Ghosh (Kahaani) along with Basu (Barfi!).

For the best film trophy, the nominations are ‘Barfi!’, ‘English Vinglish’, ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’, ‘Kahaani’ and ‘Vicky Donor’.banglanews24.com

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