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Piku (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 8 May 2015 (USA)
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A quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy.

Director:

Shoojit Sircar

Writer:

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

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Motion Se Hi Emotion

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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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 »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

There is a scene when the lead actor dance in the song 'Jibone ki pabo na' from a famous Bengali movie 'Teen bhubaner parey' which was sung by the legend Manna Dey. 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 »


Soundtracks

Teri Meri Baatein
Written, Produced and Performed by: Anupam Roy
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A Sweet & Simple Film...
8 May 2015 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

Shoojit Sircar reigns supreme as his latest offering 'Piku', is a hugely entertaining, simple & sweet film, that also has some amazing performances working for it. Here's a film that has humor, emotions & the pace, one expected from it.

'Piku' examines the life of a father & daughter, along-with a dry-humored car-hiring company owner/chauffeur.

'Piku' is about relationships & responsibility. The narrative wonderfully narrates the relationship of an overbearing, constipated father & his hard-working daughter. Even the part of the car-hiring company owner is so nicely written. In fact, the diversity between its primary characters is what makes 'Piku' such an absorbing watch. There are moments when you laugh-out-loud & there are times when your heart just melts. You feel for the characters & that kind of connect, is a huge bonus for any film.

While the first-hour builds-up the structure of the film with some hilarious moments, the second-hour shifts into the emotional zone, especially in the penultimate portions. 'Piku' is a lovely blend of humor & emotions.

Juhi Chaturvedi's Screenplay is first-class. She has created a world of difficult, diverse minds with precision. A Special Mention for the fantastic dialogue all through. Shoojit Sircar's Direction is excellent. Sircar is only getting better & better with every film. He's undoubtedly, among the most precious filmmakers working in the Hindi Film Industry today! Cinematography, Editing & Art Design, are superb. Music & Background Score by Anupam Roy is wonderful.

Performance-Wise: 'Piku' is enriched by amazing performances. Deepika Padukone is at her natural best as Piku, the daughter of a selfish father, who's torn between responsibility & her own ambitions. Deepika is believable & affecting throughout. Amitabh Bachchan, as the selfish & constipated old-man, is outstanding. Right from speaking Bengali with the correct dialect, to delivering some of the spiciest lines, the legend doesn't seem to miss a single beat. Irrfan is fabulous. He's given some of the film's best moments & the talented actor only elevates those moments with his superior act. Moushumi Chatterjee is flawless. Its so nice to see the veteran back after a hiatus. Raghuvir Yadav & Jishu Sengupta lend able support.

On the whole, 'Piku' is one enjoyable ride! Go, have a good time! Recommended!


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