Zee Classic to air Barfi! under ‘India’s Finest Films’ on this Friday
A love story that will make your heart melt combined with comedy that will get you rolling with laughter makes this 2012 release, Barfi! a true classic. Zee Classic, with its proposition ‘Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana’, is all set to air ‘Barfi!’ under its property ‘India’s Finest Films’ on Friday, 16th February 2018 at 10 PM. India's official entry in the category of Best Foreign Language Film for the 85th Academy Awards, Barfi! is a heart-warming story of a deaf and mute yet, enthusiastic young boy named Murphy ‘Barfi’ (Ranbir Kapoor), who becomes the care-taker of an autistic girl, ‘Jhilmil’ (Priyanka Chopra). The pair goes about their daily life, finding solace in each other’s company highlighting that love needs no language.
While the movie takes you through the nuances of life, the music reiterates every emotion touched upon by the story. Music composer Pritam creates magic with songs like ‘Phir Le Aaya Dil’, ‘Aashiyan’ and ‘Kyon’ that bring a smile to your face each time they are played.
Set in 1970’s, Murphy ‘Barfi’ is a deaf and mute, optimistic young boy who enjoys playing practical pranks on people and lives with his father. He falls in love with Shruti (Illeana D’Cruz) – a girl who has just arrived in Darjeeling and is soon to get married. Barfi tries his best to pursue her and eventually Shruti falls for him, but after taking her mother’s advice, she decides to go ahead and marry her fiancé.
Meanwhile, Barfi’s father falls ill and for his treatment, Barfi requires money. Given the circumstances, Barfi makes a dubious plan to kidnap Jhilmil – an autistic girl whose grandfather has left behind a fortune, in her name. Sadly, his father dies before getting operated and Barfi safely drops Jhilmil at her care-taker’s place. Jhilmil doesn’t like the idea of living without Barfi and follows him. Thus, begins an innocent story where two individuals despite their short-comings stand by each other, until Jhilmil is kidnapped again.
Who is the person behind Jhilmil’s kidnappings? Will the two ever meet again?
To find out what happens to Barfi! and Jhilmil’s love story, tune-in to Zee Classic on Friday, 16th February 2018 at 10 PM