Karan Johar roots for Hrithik Roshan`s `Kites`

New York: Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who attended the New York premiere of Hrithik Roshan`s ambitious project `Kites`, described the film as being "outstanding".

"`Kites` is outstanding and Hrithik is beyond brilliant. Barbara (Mori) lights up the screens and connects on all levels... it`s a winner," the director posted on his Twitter account.

Directed by Anurag Basu, "Kites" is a love story that crosses borders and linguistic barriers. It`s a tale of romance between an Indian man and a Mexican beauty.

It also stars Actress Kangana Ranaut. Produced by Hrithik`s father Rakesh Roshan and distributed by Reliance Big Pictures, "Kites" will release worldwide in Hindi May 21 and in English May 28.