Barfi! is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy film directed by Anurag Basu. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz in lead roles. It is expected to be released on September 14, 2012. The title was earlier credited as Khamoshi and Silence, but it was later changed.
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.
Directed by Anurag Basu Produced by Ronnie Screwvala
Siddharth Roy Kapoor Written by Anurag Basu Starring
Music by Pritam Cinematography Ravi Varman Distributed by UTV Motion Pictures
IBC Motion Pictures Release date(s)
14 September 2012
Country India Language Hindi
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