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PK (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 19 December 2014 (India)
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An alien on Earth loses the only device he can use to communicate with his spaceship. His innocent nature and child-like questions force the country to evaluate the impact of religion on its people.

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Rajkumar Hirani
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... P.K.
Anushka Sharma ... Jagat Janani / Jaggu
Saurabh Shukla ... Tapasvi Maharaj
Sanjay Dutt ... Bhairon Singh
Boman Irani ... Cherry Bajwa
Sushant Singh Rajput ... Sarfraz Yousuf
Parikshat Sahni ... Jaggu's Father
Amardeep Jha ... Jaggu's mother
Reema Debnath Reema Debnath ... Puljaria
Dheerendra Dwivedi Dheerendra Dwivedi ... Terrorist
Sai Gundewar ... Ticket Seller
Ram P. Sethi ... Uncle in Belgium
Rukhsar Rehman ... Pakistan Embassy Receptionist (as Rukhsar)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arun Bali ... Old Man who asked PK for money to pay Hospital bill
Pallavi Batra Pallavi Batra ... Maid of honour
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Storyline

P. K. is a comedy of ideas about a stranger in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for generations, are forced to reappraise their world when they see it from PK's innocent eyes. In the process PK makes loyal friends and powerful foes. Mends broken lives and angers the establishment. P. K.'s childlike curiosity transforms into a spiritual odyssey for him and millions of others. The film is an ambitious and uniquely original exploration of complex philosophies. It is also a simple and humane tale of love, laughter and letting-go. Finally, it is a moving saga about a friendship between strangers from worlds apart. Written by Abhijat Joshi

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English | Urdu | Persian | Kurdish

Release Date:

19 December 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

P.K. See more »

Filming Locations:

Rajasthan, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,565,258, 19 December 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,616,104

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$129,788,000
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

PK is the first film of Aamir Khan and Sanjay Dutt together. In the early 90s they were supposed to do the film Sahabzaade (1992) together but Aamir left the film and the role went to Aditya Pancholi. See more »

Goofs

The TV show at the climax of the movie is scheduled to being at 6PM in New Delhi. The evening light should be low/dim, while Jaggu's mother sits at her house with bright sunlight in background. If it is said that the show was not live, and instead was recorded, then Jaggu's mother could not have been watching it at the same time of telecast. See more »

Quotes

Jagat Janani: What is your name?
P.K.: I don't have any name. But i don't know why people called me PK... Pk...
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Connections

Referenced in The Kapil Sharma Show: Sultan In Kapil's Mohalla (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

PK Dance Theme
Music by Shantanu Moitra
Sung by Instrumental
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The best Indian satire movie till date
19 December 2014 | by nishanthks373See all my reviews

Till yesterday, the benchmark for the best Hindi movie was 3 Idiots. But after watching PK, I would say that the benchmark should be changed. The same team that brought 3 Idiots has brought another magnificent movie. Everyone in the movie acted exceptionally well. The manner in which the social issues are depicted is very good. If we see the comedy aspects alone, 3 idiots is better. But if we see the social issues taken, PK is far better than the other movie. This is Aamir's best performance till date. Ranbir Kapoor comes in a comical guest role. Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput and Saurabh Shukla are the other main characters.

Overall rating- 9.5/10


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