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Billu  (2009 - Hindi)

Billu cumulative rating: 2.7 out of 52.7/5 (90 users)

Billu critics rating: 2.85 out of 5 2.85/5 (6 critics)

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It all begins when a helicopter air-drops superstar Sahir Khan into the hitherto placid village of Budbuda. Till then, it's been a uncomplicated tale of Bilas Rao Pardesi aka Billu the local barbermore

Billu Barber has its heart in the right place, but you wish it didn't have its eye focused so firmly on the box-office. A simple story set in the fictional village of Budbuda in Uttar Pradesh, Billu Barber is amore

Priyadarshan is synonymous with ha-ha-thons, but the talented storyteller has been equally proficient while handling intense dramas like SAZA-E-KALA PANI, GARDISH and VIRASAT.more

You cast Irrfan Khan in your film and you have half your work already done. The actor takes a role and interprets it in a way that is purely his own. So much so, you begin to wonder where does Irrfan end and Billu beginmore

Irrfan Khan is Billu, and Billu is Irrfan Khan. As the impoverished but determined, good-humoured and humble village barber, he is a class apart. Indeed he is the main reason to watch Priyadarshan's Hindimore

Trust the man who came from Fauji to give us a film reminiscent of the good old Doordarshan days. Shah Rukh Khan's latest production is a simplistic, well-meaning take on a familiar story, and Billu -more