Barfi! is an Indian romantic comedy film directed by Anurag Basu. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D'Cruz in lead roles. It is released on September 14, 2012.
Plot / Storyline:
His parents named him Murphy, but everyone calls him Barfi! Always ready with a prank up his sleeve, he's quite the charmer, especially with the ladies! In Darjeeling, Barfi (Ranbir Kapoor) is the talk of the town. Even though he can neither speak nor listen!
His bitter-sweet relationship with two beautiful young ladies, Shruti (Ileana D'cruz) and Jhilmil (Priyanka Chopra) sets in motion a chain of events that will turn his life upside down! A heart-warming tale of selfless love and about finding happiness in the smallest things in life; that tells you no matter how tough your life may be, 'Don't Worry. Be Barfi!'
Ranbir Kapoor reportedly plays the role of a deaf-mute person. Priyanka Chopra will play the role of a mentally challenged girl, for which she attended a mental asylum to get into the skin of her character. In addition, Tollywood actress Ileana D'Cruz will play the role of the narrator. Basu confirmed that Katrina Kaif was the first choice for the role of the narrator, and denied having approached Deepika Padukone or Asin. The film began shooting on March 11, 2011.
A 2.5 minutes official trailer was released on Youtube on 2nd July 2012 featuring all the three leading stars. Having no dialogues, portraying comedy gestures and actions, the trailer received immense praise from critics and audiences alike. The music and Priyanka's styling is very similar to 2001 French movie Amélie.
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