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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! UTV Motion Pictures and director Anurag Basu invite you to witness the amusing, naughty and sometimes crazy antics of Barfi. 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!" -- (C) Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Barfi!

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (5)

  • There is much to admire in this attempt to push the Bollywood envelope. It's rare for mainstream Hindi cinema to feature such sensitively drawn characters.

    Oct 24, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Anil Sinanan

    Time Out
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  • Quirky deaf man gets entangled in love triangle in poignant Bollywood romantic comedy.

    Sep 27, 2012 | Full Review…
  • Hopping nimbly among three distinct timeframes, helmer Basu deconstructs the film's sentimental thrust to stress his hero's in-the-moment ingenuity.

    Sep 27, 2012 | Full Review…

    Ronnie Scheib

    Top Critic
  • Despite a hard-working cast, a lush score, exotic location shooting and scattered warmth, "Barfi!" is ultimately more endurance test than entertainment.

    Sep 17, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Against your will, you may even shed a tear.

    Sep 15, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A love letter to the best part of everyone.

    Nov 6, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Barfi!

  • Sep 15, 2012
    Impressive visual story-telling, something that is very rare in Bollywood. Great cinematography, editing and art direction. Neat performances, some credit of which goes to the director as well. A good watch.
    Anoop K Super Reviewer

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