Among the two movies releasing this Friday, you have the much hyped ones called Piku. It is comedy drama, which revolves around the relationship of a father and daughter. The film is directed by the talented man called Shoojit Sircar, who is known for directing some competitive movies like Madras Café and Vicky Donor, while it is produced by a slew of people and production companies including the big brands like Yash Raj Films and Rising Sun Films. Piku portays Deepika Padukone as a titular protagonist who comes from a Bengali family and by profession an architect based in New Delhi, while Amitabh Bachchan plays the ageing father. The movie simply explores the dynamics of their relationship as they take a road trip to Kolkata. The other actors include Irrfan Khan, Moushumi Chatterjee and Jishu Sengupta. Time to dig deep into the film to find out its gist as under:
The Story Plot
As said the film is all about showcasing the dynamics of a father and daughter relationship. You have Mr. Bhashkor Banerjee played by Big B. He is an ageing father of Piku played by Deepika Padukone who is an architect based in New Delhi. His father is a old man often complains about constipation linking every health issue with his belly. Amidst all their life with health complains and typical father and daughter relationship, Mr. Bhaskhkor expresses his wish to visit Kolkata. There the Taxi Agency owner Rana Chaudhary comes into picture who’s services are often availed by Deepika and her father. Since no one agrees to take this road trip to Kolkata, Irrfan himself drives them to this Eastern City, which gives enough time for two young people to come closer. However, Piku-Rana relationship comes under the scanner when she says that she would marry a person who can even take care of her father as she cannot leave him alone in this aging phase of life. Now, what happens next is an important question to catch in the film.
Piku Review Star Performances
Needless to say that the film Piku has some of the best actor of B Town, which include Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Big B has been phenomenal in his performance, right from showcasing all his talents and experience to give one of the best show of a typical Bengali ageing father to accommodating the best to this character adopting a Bengali Character, the megastar has left no stone unturned to give his best over the silver screen. Indeed hats off to his incredible performance for the film, which can reach far and wide. Next comes the daughter Piku played by Deepika Padukone, she is an accomplished actress and pays too much attention to enter inside the character, she is doing for any film and this film is no exception. She was able to portray her hyper and simple expressions the best over the silver screen while playing a typical caring daughter of an ageing father. She is giver her best indeed for the character. Now, Irrfan Khan playing the love interest of Deepika is once again mind blowing. He never acts, he fives such a performance, which portrays the man too authentic to the character he is playing. He is among the veteran actors in the current generation of actors in B Town, who is known for playing versatile characters doing justice to everyone. Others too remained par to the character they have played.
Piku Review : Technical Sides
The director Shoojit Sircar is an accomplished filmmaker who is known to give some hit movies to B Town. Hence he is not seen disappointing us with his dexterity in direction. The script is simple and straightforward, which becomes the beauty of Piku, all thanks to the director. He has taken all care to portray every character with vivid emotions giving nothing but the best to audience. His way of storytelling in the film is simply outstanding, which has helped him stick to the film rather than moving from pillar to post losing the subject dealt in it. With strong story, screenplay, good cinematography and music, the film is able grip the audience for long. All the technical sides like screenplay, editing, music, cinematography, etc. have simply culminated the best to give an incredible movie to watch.
Piku Review Last Words
The movie portrays various emotions, which were vividly portrayed the best before the audience. Hats to the performances of the actors involved in it including Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, who together were able to give nothing the best in a content rich film. The film has all the potentials to captivate the audience for long without allowing any loo break. Though in the first half the film seems a bit slow but slowly and steadily the movie ends up becoming a master piece. The real fun lays in the climax, which is the crux of the film.