Mumbai: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, whose own dance skills are impressive to say the least, has praised "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto for her "amazing" talent in "Desert Dancer".
"Has anyone out there seen 'Desert Dancer'? Pure passion ignited. Most incredible film I have seen. Such amazing actors. Bravo to d entire team."
"N how amazing is Frieda Pinto. Nver seen anyone dance like that. Wanted 2 wish her but she doesn't pick up my phone! Maybe she'l get this," Hrithik posted on Twitter.
Directed by Richard Raymond, "Desert Dancer" is a biographical film and tells a true story of a young, self-taught dancer in Iran, Afshin Ghaffarian, who risked his life for his dream to become a dancer despite a nationwide dancing ban.
Freida is said to have undertaken intensive training for the role of Elaheh in the movie.