New Delhi: In Barfi, director Anurag Basu has come up with a film that has been liked by almost every quarter of the society. Ranbirs Kapoors character seemed to be modelled on the lines of Charlie Chaplins on-screen avatars. Comparisons were inevitable, but the nuances that Ranbir infused in his character made it different from the usual Charlie Chaplin lookalikes. A blog on Tanqeed.com prompted us to re-look on the 'Barfi!' scenes.
But, there are films which have an impression on Barfi!. Have a look and decide whether it should be called as inspiration, copy or tribute.
Barfi! is a film with a deaf-mute boy at the helm of affairs. He is mischievous and leaves no stone unturned to make his point. Sometimes, the local administration comes into his way, but the sweet, charming Barfi keeps doing what he is best at. However, Charlie Chaplin played a similar role in The Adventurer in 1917.
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