It’s been in the news for a while now as one of the most sort after projects that starts Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Moushumi Chatterjee and Irrfan Khan; well we are talking about Shoojit Sircar’s Piku.
Shoojit Sircar is set to roll out the second schedule of Piku in Kolkata after successfully rapping up it’s first schedule in Mumbai.
Produced by MSM Motion Pictures, in association with Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited and Rising Sun Films, Piku is set to be one of the most awaited films of 2015. Shoojit Sircar has earlier helmed projects like Vicky Donor ( 2012) and Madras Cafe (2013)
A slice-of-life cinema, Piku is a quirky roller coaster ride of a crazy father-daughter relationship essayed by Amitabh and Deepika, along with Irrfan in a pivotal author backed role. Piku also marks coming together of Shoojit Sircar, Ronnie Lahiri and Juhi Chaturvedi, the team that had scripted Vicky Donor.
“Piku is a story that will warm your heart and make you smile! We have the best of the talent coming together for a refreshing tale of a father-daughter relationship. I am privileged to direct Mr. Bachchan along with Deepika and Irrfan.They are three powerhouse performers and it doesn’t get better than this for me. ” states Shoojit Sircar who is once again set to create magic on celluloid.
“What makes the process of filming Piku extremely enjoyable is that it is helmed by Shoojit Sircar and also stars the immensely talented Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. The film has an interesting story and there is a lot of excitement on the sets.” states Mr. Bachchan who is essaying the role of Piku’s father.
Deepika Padukone, who is on a dream run and is basking in the glory of her recent hit Happy New Year states that it’s a huge honour to be working with such a talented star cast.
“It’s a huge honor for me to be working with such stalwarts on Piku. I am extremely nervous but also very excited as Piku is the kind of cinema I believe in. Every day I walk onto the set with butterflies in my stomach! I hope I do justice to Piku and bring her alive onscreen in a way that audiences fall in love with her.” adds a beaming Deepika Padukone who essays the title role in the film.
For Irrfan Khan this is one film he is looking forward to. Though he has not yet started shooting for Piku, he is very sure that this one is a sure winner.
“There are several projects that I undertake in a year but there’s always that one film that you look forward to and to me Piku is that film. I am really excited and look forward to begin work on this one.” states Irrfan Khan.
Piku is slated for release on April 30, 2015. Here’s wishing team Piku all the best.
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