7.6/10
24,591
104 user 36 critic

Piku (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 8 May 2015 (USA)
Trailer
2:35 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Prime Video

A quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy.

Director:

Shoojit Sircar

Writer:

Juhi Chaturvedi
Reviews
Top Rated Indian Movies #179 | 25 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Pink III (2016)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

When three young women are implicated in a crime, a retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names.

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
Stars: Tapsee Pannu, Amitabh Bachchan, Kirti Kulhari
Vicky Donor (2012)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic.

Director: Shoojit Sircar
Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam, Annu Kapoor
Hindi Medium (2017)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A couple from Chandni Chowk aspire to give their daughter the best education and thus be a part of and accepted by the elite of Delhi.

Director: Saket Chaudhary
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Saba Qamar, Dishita Sehgal
Jab We Met (2007)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A depressed wealthy businessman finds his life changing after he meets a spunky and care-free young woman.

Director: Imtiaz Ali
Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora
Barfi! (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal.

Directors: Anurag Basu, Sunil Subramani
Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Prem and his oversized wife Sandhya are supposed to spend a lifetime together. Will a regular arranged marriage turn out to be a perfect mismatch?

Director: Sharat Katariya
Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra
Queen (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A Delhi girl from a traditional family sets out on a solo honeymoon after her marriage gets cancelled.

Director: Vikas Bahl
Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Set in the small-town of Bareilly, Bitti is a free-spirited young girl who lives life on her own terms and refuses to be pressured into getting married. Her life takes a shift when she meets Chirag Dubey and Pritam Vidrohi.

Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao
Talvar (2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An experienced investigator confronts several conflicting theories about the perpetrators of a violent double homicide.

Director: Meghna Gulzar
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Neeraj Kabi
Kahaani (2012)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh
Stars: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Indraneil Sengupta
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An account of the romance between the Maratha general, Baji Rao I and Mastani, princess of Bundelkhand.

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Stars: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Director: Zoya Akhtar
Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deepika Padukone ... Piku
Amitabh Bachchan ... Bhaskor Banerjee
Irrfan Khan ... Rana (as Irrfan)
Moushumi Chatterjee ... Chhobi Maashi
Raghuvir Yadav ... Dr. Srivastava (as Rhagubir Yadav)
Jishu Sengupta ... Syed (as Jisshu Sengupta)
Balendar Singh Balendar Singh ... Bhudan (as Balendra Singh)
Swaroopa Ghosh Swaroopa Ghosh ... Moni Kaki
Sajal Bhattacharya Sajal Bhattacharya ... Binod Kaka
Rupsa Banerjee Rupsa Banerjee ... Eisha
Nutan Mathur Nutan Mathur ... Sansaari (Rana's Mother)
Prerna Chawla Prerna Chawla ... Ritu
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury ... Nobendu
Bishwadeep Chatterjee Bishwadeep Chatterjee ... Tapo Mesho
Avijit Dutt Avijit Dutt ... Bodo Mesho (as Avijit Dutta)
Edit

Storyline

A quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Motion Se Hi Emotion

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English | Bengali

Release Date:

8 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Пику See more »

Filming Locations:

Kolkata, West Bengal, India See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone had acted earlier in Aarakshan (2011) directed by Prakash Jha. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, Piku tells Rana that her address is 'C-124, C.R. Park'. However, the gate says 'B-201', not 'C-124'. See more »

Connections

References Teen Bhubaner Parey (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Journey Song
Written and Produced by: Anupam Roy
Performed by: Anupam Roy and Shreya Ghoshal
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A comical, heartfelt tale of an ageing father and his accommodating daughter
8 May 2015 | by lavina-54209See all my reviews

This year has been quite dull for Hindi cinema so far, but director Shoojit Sircar ups the bench with his latest release Piku ~ a comical, heartfelt tale of an ageing father and his accommodating daughter.

Deepika Padukone plays the role of Piku Banerjee, a 30-year-old Bengali architect living in New Delhi with her father Bhaskor, who has suffered from constipation throughout his life and has to yet find a cure for it.

From his medication to his health reports and his regular blood pressure checks, Piku is responsible for every aspect of his health and constantly finds herself nursing her demanding father, often at the cost of her own sanity and her personal life.

It seems like Bhaskor's character has been created keeping a needy child in mind. Everything he says is a call for attention or a complaint about his health. Piku, on the other hand, appears to be frustrated with her father's childish behavior and his constant need for her attention for the smallest of things. She gets irritated when she is updated on each and every cell's movement in her father's body, and they often argue and banter about his self-imagined health issues.

The film progresses as Bhaskor demands to take a trip to Calcutta to visit the family property, and insists on traveling by road as being in a train or a plane will disturb his bowels. Piku then arranges a car and a driver to drive them.

When the driver of the rent-a-car company ditches them, the owner Irrfan Khan steps in and decides to take charge of the journey. And so, the 3 principle characters of the film set out on a long road trip full of disagreements, toilet breaks, and eventually, some bonding sessions between the characters.

The casting of the film couldn't be any better, with Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone boasting superb father-daughter chemistry whenever they are on screen. Both play their part with brilliance and prove that they are truly Bollywood's finest actors in the business. Masuma Chatterjee plays Deepika's aunt in the film and makes the audience roar with laughter with her one-liners and her perfect comic timing. Irrfan Khan as Rana Choudhary is suitable for the role and also initiates many of the humorous scenes in the film.

Last year it was Queen, and this year it is Piku that touches your heart and brings a large smile on your face as you exit the cinema hall. If you haven't watched it yet, then stop everything else and book your tickets to watch this year's best film so far.


11 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 104 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed