Zee Cinema to premiere 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' on 19 Nov

MUMBAI: Hindi movie channel Zee Cinema is all set to air the world television premiere of ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ on 19 November at 8 pm.

Starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao as central characters, Bareilly Ki Barfi depicts the oscillating dynamics of love between the sweet barfi Bitti (Kriti Sanon), an ‘Aashiq’ Chirag (Ayushmann Khurrana) and a ‘Romeo’ Pritam Vidrohi (Rajkummar Rao). Which of these two succeed in winning Bareilly Ki Barfi aka Bitti forms the crux of the story.

Bareilly Ki Barfi’s supporting cast comprising of actors Pankaj Tripathi, Seema Bhargava, Naila Grewal and Rohit Choudhary has also received many accolades for their splendid performance.

While the honesty in the story’s narration by Javed Akhtar has won hearts, Bareilly Ki Barfi’s music has also impressed music aficionados across the world. Be it Twist Kamariya composed by Tanishk Bagchi and Vayu or Nazm Nazm by Arko Pravo Mukherjee and other compositions like Sweety Tera Drama and Badass Babua, all the songs have been chartbusters.

Bareilly Ki Barfi is the story of Bitti who lives in a small town but harbours dreams of living a contemporary lifestyle often making her feel like a misfit in her community. While her father supports her through everything, it is Bitti’s failure to get married which irks her mother, eventually causing her to run away from home. But, when she reads a book titled ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ by an unknown author at the railway station, she realizes that there is hope for her and sets out to find the book’s author.

Concealing his true identity as the author, Chirag meets Bitti and falls head over heels in love with her. However, realising Bitti’s fixation in meeting the author, Chirag takes Pritam’s help with the aim to steer Bitti in Chirag’s direction. However, as fate would have it, the situations take a turn for the worst as Pritam advents on a mission to steal Bitti’s heart and complicate matters for Chirag!

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