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Movie Review: Piku (2015)

★★★☆☆
Box Office: Hit

Piku-2015What’s the movie aboutPiku (Deepika Padukone) is a working girl in a cosmopolitan city. An architect by profession, she is a simple, Independent and strong girl from Delhi. She is grounded and rooted to what matters most – family… and in this case, her father, who she looks after. Piku is the kind of girl who doesn’t shy away from responsibilities. The film takes audiences through the ups and downs and everyday problems she faces with her father.

Baba – Bhaskhor Banerjee (Amitabh Bachchan) is Piku’s father. He is retired and spends most of his time obsessing about age-related issues. He is stubborn, dramatic and comes with his own set of problems… he has very specific, but unconventional, likes and dislikes and fixed ideologies. He is not a man who enjoys socialising. Baba is not the hero here, but the film takes a look into his household.

Rana – He (Irrfan Khan) is the outsider who has nothing to do with the Banerjee family but gets entangled with them and all their drama. He is the owner of a taxi service, who comes with his own quota of problems and then happens to get some more, when he finds himself entangled in the Banerjee family. Things take a funny turn once Rana gets involed with the family.

Reviews:

Good Reviews  |  Average Reviews  |  Bad Reviews
Positive Reviews
4.5 “Piku may be the finest Hindi film of 2015”
Rediff: Raja Sen
4.5 “Must-watch for the thundering trio of Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, and Irrfan Khan”
DAN India
4.5 “One of the finest representations of familial bonds on screen.”
koimoi
4.5 “it is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable rides about life’s fundamental needs, which you will thoroughly enjoy!”
Indiatvnews
4.0 “Don’t miss this gentle rollercoaster ride. Piku’s motions and emotions must be enjoyed.”
Timesofindia
4.0 “‘Piku’ is one such film, which might revolve around irregular bowel moments, but will end up winning hearts and minds…”
movietalkies
4.0 “You will fall in love with Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan!”
zeenews
3.5 “PIKU is a must watch this season as it brings back the memories of the legendary directors Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Basu Chatterjee and likes.”
Bollywood Hungama
3.5 “Piku is an absolute must watch. “
NDTV
3.5 “PIKU has many such hilarious and eccentric moments which make sure you’re smiling throughout. It’s a feel good, heartwarming, slice of life drama, most of us can relate to”
glamsham
3.5 “Simple and soulful, it leaves a sweet aftertaste that lingers for a long time after the lights go off.”
deccanchronicle
3.5 “A lovely tale which will touch your heart”
India Today: Suhani Singh
3.5 “The eccentric family of Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone is endearing”
hindustantimes
3.5 “Do watch this one, more so, if you are a Bengali. I bet you won’t stop smiling for most of the two-plus hour duration.”
Mid-Day
3.5 “It may touch and eventually change just a little something inside all of you. “
Apunkachoice
3.5 “Piku a delectable ride. Watch and drool. “
masala
3.0 “Shoojit Sircar’s Piku is a simple and funny movie which starts with bowel issues of Amitabh Bachchan, goes through the romance of Deepika and Irrfan, and ends up touching your heart.”
filmibeat
3.0 “Perfect family film, high on drama, humour and emotion.”
filmfare
Average Reviews
2.5 “Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan’s movie sparks in moments”
indianexpress
Negative Reviews

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