`Barfi!` gets U-certificate, director Anurag Basu excited

Updated: Sep 02, 2012, 15:42 PM IST

Mumbai: Director Anurag Basu is on cloud nine after receiving his first `U` certificate from Censor Board for ‘Barfi!.’

"Just got the censor certificate, `Barfi!`is my first U certificate film," tweeted Basu who previously directed ‘Murder’, ‘Gangster - A Love Story’, ‘Life in a... Metro’ that were released with an A-certificate, while ‘Kites’ was awarded U-A certificate.

Co-produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapoor, ‘Barfi!’ revolves around a fun loving deaf-mute boy (Ranbir Kapoor) and an autistic girl, played by Priyanka Chopra.

Slated to release Sep 14, it also marks Telugu actress Ileana D`Cruz`s foray into Bollywood.