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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 Amardeep Jha ... Jaggu's mother
Reema Debnath Reema Debnath ... Puljaria
Dheerendra Dwivedi Dheerendra Dwivedi ... Terrorist
Sai Gundewar ... Ticket Seller
Ram P. Sethi 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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Comedy | Drama

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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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2.35 : 1
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After starting the film, Raju Hirani felt PK was not a good enough title. He decided to change the title to "Talli". After a few weeks of shooting, Raju Hirani decided to go back to the original title. See more »

Goofs

When PK gives Jaggu cards to suggest names for him, "Sarfraz" comes up and Juggu still has cards in her hand. But when PK holds her hand there are no cards. 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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References Phir Subha Hogi (1958) See more »

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Love Is a Waste of Time
Lyrics by Amitabh Varma
Music by Shantanu Moitra
Sung by Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal
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the facial expression and eyes of aamir, the method acting of aamir, the direction of hirani and the superb screenplay.
21 December 2014 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

I saw this film with my entire family and everybody loved it. My ten year old daughter laughed the most in the first half. The story itself is very intriguing, it successfully provokes your thoughts and captures your imagination with interesting questions. In terms of comedy the first half is better than 3 idiots and munnabhai franchisee. The second half is thought provoking and social message. No action, no special effects - just good acting and direction and awesome message. It is a simple film, yet it has an everlasting message. Aamir acted brilliantly. Anushka was decent. Hirani's direction was very good. Prepare to be moved. Hats off to the director, actors and producers for tackling serious issues which is plaguing our country. Not getting scared by fringe elements and going ahead with this subject needs courage. Nowadays everybody wants to play safe and just earn money. There's two kinds of people in this world when you boil it all down. You got your talkers and you got your doers. Most people are just talkers, all they do is talk. But when it is all said and done, it's the doers that change this world. And when they do that, they change us, and that's why we never forget them. So which one are you? Do you just talk about it, or do you stand up and do something about it? Because believe you me, all the rest of it is just coffee house and bullshit. Bollywood can tackle social issues. Bollywood can really educate people. But 80% of bollywood is just talkers and hypocrites and gold diggers. Films like A Wednesday, Shahid, tare zameen par, dhobi ghat, 3 idiots, munnabhai part 1 and 2, paan Singh tomar, haider, sangharsh really belongs to doers.


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