Amitabh Bachchan calls Ranbir`s `Barfi!` performance brilliant

Updated: Sep 18, 2012, 16:59 PM IST

Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan is all praises for Ranbir Kapoor and his film `Barfi!`, calling the young actor`s performance masterful and brilliant.

The film, directed by Anurag Basu, also stars Ileana D`Cruz and Priyanka Chopra.

"All strain of work vanished after having just finished seeing `Barfi`. Ranbir Kapoor a masterful brilliant performance... Priyanka, simply unbelievable, and Anurag Basu`s extraordinary making," Bachchan tweeted.

Ranbir plays a deaf and mute character while Priyanka is seen playing an autistic girl in the film, which released to positive reviews last Friday.

"In `Barfi`, the lovely Ileana d`Cruz in her debut for Hindi film... Such a mature and balanced performance... Many congratulations," added Big B.

The 69-year-old actor also gushed about how Indian cinema is going through an exciting phase.

"Indian Cinema, its films, directors, actors, technicians going through a magical phase of a change over... Such exciting times!!"