While usually there is much praise and celebration when an Indian film has been selected for an Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Film category, most movie-goers in India are miffed and dismayed that Anurag Basu’s Barfi has been chosen.
Why? Because some of the most important scenes from the film have been lifted from Hollywood and other foreign films. Something Ranbir Kapoor readily admits!
If you have watched Barfi, check out this video which has been going viral on social networking sites and you’ll see the frame-to-frame copies: