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Barfi! (2012)




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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 (8) | Top Critics (4)

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

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

September 27, 2012 | Full Review…
Top Critic

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

September 17, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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Against your will, you may even shed a tear.

September 15, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
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This is a film made with love, bolstered by wonderfully etched vignettes, Ranbir Kapoor's stupendous performance and a gorgeous soundtrack by Pritam. And yet, for me, Barfi was a singularly frustrating experience.

April 28, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Hindustan Times

It is with some reluctance that we leave the beautiful world of Barfi!, but we do so with the knowledge that the Kapoor family legacy is safe in the hands of Ranbir, who can already lay claim to the title of the finest actor of his generation.

April 28, 2015 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
Digital Spy

Audience Reviews for Barfi!

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.

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