Barfi! is a 2012 Indian romantic comedy film written and directed by Anurag Basu. It tells the story of “Barfi”, a mute and deaf Nepali-origin boy in Darjeeling, West Bengal and his relation with two girls, one of whom is autistic. The film stars Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ileana D’Cruz in lead roles.Made on a budget of 30 crore (US$5.43 million) ,the film was released on 14 September 2012 across 1300 screens in India.The title was earlier credited as Khamoshi and Silence.
A boy named Murphy, whom everyone calls “Barfi”, is 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 woman, Shruti (Ileana D’cruz) and Jhilmil (Priyanka Chopra) sets in motion a chain of events that will turn his life upside down.
- Ranbir Kapoor as Murphy Johnson/Ranbir Pratap Singh
- Priyanka Chopra as Jhilmil Chatterjee
- Ileana D’Cruz as Shruti Ghosh/Sengupta
- Rupa Ganguly as Shruti Ghosh’s mother
- Saurabh Shukla
- Sumona Chakravarti
- Rahul Garg
- Bhola Raja Sapkota as Ranbir Pratap Singh’s friend
- Jishu Sengupta as Ranjit Sengupta