Barfi! is a 2012 Indian period film co-produced, written and directed by Anurag Basu. Set in the 1970s, the film depicts the story of Murphy “Barfi” Johnson (a mute and deaf Nepali boy from Darjeeling) and his relationships with two women, Shruti and Jhilmil (who is autistic). 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.
Made on a budget of approximately ₹30 crore (US$4.5 million), Barfi! opened worldwide on 14 September 2012. 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₹1.75 billion (US$26 million) worldwide.