Barfi! (2012)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 14, 2012
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2012
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Lisa Tsering
Hollywood Reporter

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

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

Against your will, you may even shed a tear.

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Michael Dequina

A moving work that is at once bittersweet and uplifting, and altogether charming.

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Ronnie Scheib

Hopping nimbly among three distinct timeframes, helmer Basu deconstructs the film's sentimental thrust to stress his hero's in-the-moment ingenuity.

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Anupama Chopra
Hindustan Times

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.

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Simon Foster

The convoluted final act may test the patience of the uninitiated, but in every other respect this atypical Hindi heartwarmer deserves international breakout success.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

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

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Priya Joshi
Digital Spy

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.

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Anoop KN
Impressive visual story-telling, something that is very rare in Bollywood. Great cinematography, editing and art direction. Neat performances, some credit of… More