Billu Barber

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FilmBillu Barber
AlbumBillu Barber(2009)
Director Priyadarshan
ProducerGauri Khan
Music By“Marjaani” by Sukhwinder Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan
“Love Mera Hit Hit” by Neeraj Shridhar and Tulsi Kumar
“Ae Aa O” by KK, Rana Mazumder, and Suraj Jagan
“Khudaya Khair” by Soham Chakrabarthy, Akriti Kakkar, and Monali Thakur
Star castIrrfan Khan as Bilas Rao Pardesi (Billu)
Shah Rukh Khan as Sahir Khan
Lara Dutta as Bindiya Pardesi (Billu’s wife)
Om Puri as Daamchand
Rajpal Yadav as Jhallan Kumar
Asrani as Naubat Chacha
Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra in special appearances as themselves (in song sequences)

“Billu,” also known as “Billu Barber,” is a Bollywood comedy-drama film released on February 13, 2009. Directed by Priyadarshan and produced by Gauri Khan under the Red Chillies Entertainment banner, the film is an adaptation of the 2007 Malayalam film “Kadha Parayumbol.”

Plot Summary

The film tells the story of Billu, a humble barber in a small village, who struggles to make ends meet. Billu’s life takes an unexpected turn when a famous Bollywood superstar, Sahir Khan, comes to the village for a film shoot. The villagers learn that Billu once claimed to be friends with Sahir during their childhood, and they pressure Billu to reconnect with him. Billu is reluctant and unsure if Sahir will remember him, leading to a heartwarming and emotional journey about friendship, humility, and the impact of stardom.

Star Cast

  • Irrfan Khan as Bilas Rao Pardesi (Billu)
  • Shah Rukh Khan as Sahir Khan
  • Lara Dutta as Bindiya Pardesi (Billu’s wife)
  • Om Puri as Daamchand
  • Rajpal Yadav as Jhallan Kumar
  • Asrani as Naubat Chacha
  • Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra in special appearances as themselves (in song sequences)

Music

The music for “Billu” was composed by Pritam, with lyrics by Gulzar. The soundtrack features several popular and catchy songs, including:

  • “Marjaani” by Sukhwinder Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan
  • “Love Mera Hit Hit” by Neeraj Shridhar and Tulsi Kumar
  • “Ae Aa O” by KK, Rana Mazumder, and Suraj Jagan
  • “Khudaya Khair” by Soham Chakrabarthy, Akriti Kakkar, and Monali Thakur

Reception

“Billu” received positive reviews for its performances, particularly Irrfan Khan’s portrayal of the titular character and Shah Rukh Khan’s cameo as a superstar. The film was appreciated for its emotional depth, humor, and the strong message about friendship and humility. The music also garnered a positive response, contributing to the film’s overall success. While it was not a major box office hit, “Billu” was well-received by audiences and critics alike for its heartwarming narrative and strong performances.

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Marjaani

You Get Me Rockin

Ae Aa O

Billoo Bhayankar

Jaoon Kahan

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