Anurag Basu’s recent masterpiece Barfi has been turning heads all around the world. Having already been nominated for the Oscars, Barfi!, won the hearts of all present at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), when it was screened on Thursday, evoking a prolonged applause from the audience. The event had also been attended by the film’s lead actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.

According to the official statement, “Produced by Disney UTV, the romantic-comedy film is directed by Anurag Basu and was screened at the festival in South Korea to a sold-out show.”

One of the leads of the film, Ranbir Kapoor, enthusiastically said, “We are thrilled by the amazing reception we have received from audience, who came from across the globe to attend the festival. We received a standing ovation at the end of the screening which was both exhilarating and humbling for us.”

Looks the award season is already off to a great start!