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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)
Balendra Singh Balendra Singh ... Bhudan
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 ... 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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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 »

Connections

References Teen Bhubaner Parey (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Journey Song
Written and Produced by: Anupam Roy
Performed by: Anupam Roy and Shreya Ghoshal
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Tree is important, its shadow is just the beautiful outcome.
12 May 2015 | by eklavya cwkSee all my reviews

DeePika is the Piku. Just watched this not so famous but quite praised movie of Indian cinema. But my opinion vary from others in a major aspect. To begin, I enjoyed the movie on a whole, it has many flaws technically still its worth 10/10 from me.

Piku is rewarded as great movie, simple movie, entertaining and light movie, warmhearted movie and what not. But I don't think its great for its entertaining simplicity. Just as an artist with something in his mind that reflects his views, emotional and intellectual, as a poem or a painting which is developed by him, film making is more or less the same depiction of artists thoughts and mood. In Piku, it is clearly seen that the director and the writer have certain perspective of life, certain interest points in day to day life, something that they give importance to. In the movie this is what they tried to do, being simple and heart- warming is just the outcome of the painting they created. Its like the shadow of the tree that you grow up in your yard.

Director and Writer has done a beautiful job and in this movie there is a good amount of sync between the both in terms of there focused points of life moments. Amazing acting was taken out from A-D-I trio. Except the scattered and hasteful ending, there is actual nothing that gets it down. Amongst the category of drama (Bollywood), realistic(Others mostly) and entertainment, Piku is entertaining one which has the illusive appearance of the realistic-drama.

Music and soundtracks were good, fresh trio combination, emotional development and the most powerful of all ; the dialogues, totally mindblowing, linked, connected and cohesive. Until the interval they barely stop, it was like a chain of punches. The story was great but the way it was crafted and laid upon was just like the makers blew up the bomb of their desire to have certain points in the film that are crucial in there view and think should also be anticipated by others as significant at least, upon the canvas. Not many will understand how successfully the film is made, yet its a movie watch-able and enjoyable by all.


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