Barfi Is a 2012 Indian comedy-drama film it was co-produced, written and directed by Anurag Basu. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and Ileana D’Cruz in the lead roles, with Saurabh Shukla, Ashish Vidyarthi, Jisshu Sengupta and Roopa Ganguly in supporting roles.
This film shows how one can find happiness in the small things in life, and how disabilities, be in financial, mental, or physical can never really appear as a handicap to an otherwise soaring spirit that does not know how to give up on life.
Barfi was released on 12 September 2012, Made on a budget of approximately ₹30 crore (US$4.2 million), the film was a box office success, becoming one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of 2012 in India and overseas. The film went on to gross over ₹1.75 billion (US$25 million) worldwide.
Barfi won several awards and nominations at various award, at the 58th Filmfare Awards, the film received thirteen nominations including Best Actress for Chopra, and Best Supporting Actress for D’Cruz, and won seven including Best Film, Best Actor for Kapoor, and Best Female Debut for D’Cruz, and Best Music Director’s for Pritam.
Principal photography started in March 2011. Barfi was shot mostly in Darjeeling and some scenes were filmed on the outskirts of Coimbatore, especially Pollachi and Ooty. The scenes in which Kapoor’s character is chased by policemen over the roof tops were shot in Kolkata, film Shooting was completed by April 2012,
Ranbir Kapoor played the role of a deaf and mute man in the film. Well this guy has redefined himself, the beauty of his character is despite being deaf and dump in the movie not a single moment you will realize that he even require to speak. His expressions are heart-warming and simply heart touching
Priyanka Chopra played the role of Jhilmil, to prepare for the role, Chopra visited several mental institutions and spent time with autistic people. Chopra give a tough challenge to her peers .Her expressions as an autism child are natural and clean. Her feelings for Ranbir as a lady could be easily readable, Ileana D’Cruz was extremely good looking and charming in her role, she never gives the feeling of a debutant and the Saurabh Shukla’s character as Inspector Dutta was the most important.
And finally, this film reminds us that falling in Love is natural, while staying in Love a decision that must be taken with the heart, rather than the mind. Without trying too hard, to help you understand that the language of Love does not necessarily require the wisdom of words.
‘Barfi!’ Synopsis: Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society’s norms of normal and abnormal.