Bollywood celebrities including Madhur Bhandarkar, Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor have given the upcoming film “Piku” a thumbs up and hailed the performances of the main cast Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irffan Khan.
The slice of life film, directed by Shoojit Sircar, is about a young girl Piku (Deepika) and her relationship with her ageing father (Bachchan) and Irrfan is the mediator of sorts between the two.
“Guyss u have to watch #Piku coz it is suchhhh a cute film & @SrBachchan @irrfan_k @deepikapadukone are sooo amazing & lovable!@ShoojitSircar,” tweeted Shraddha.
— ShraddhaVINNIEKapoor (@ShraddhaKapoor) May 6, 2015
“Piku is a very special & a rare Gem.@deepikapadukone is effortlessly magnificent.@ShoojitSircar @SrBachchan @irrfan_k take a bow!!” actor Sushant Singh Rajput tweeted. Sidharth wrote, “#Piku is Lovely funny endearing @deepikapadukone is exceptional irfan is a super romantic and @SrBachchan is just the best!thank you Shoojit sir.”
“@deepikapadukone is a revelation yet again in #PIKU. With each passing film you’re entering a league of your own. More power to you! God Bless,” Bhandarkar posted.
Actress Radhika Apte said, “Outstanding performances! Loved the writing.. Loved everything! #PIKU @deepikapadukone @irrfan_k @ShoojitSircar.”
Director Anubhav Sinha said he had mixed feelings after watching the film.
“Dumbfounded.Jealous.Elated. So Simple.Real.Funny. @ShoojitSircar @SrBachchan @deepikapadukone @irrfan_k Do yourself a favor #PikuThisFriday.”
“Congrats to the team of Piku @SrBachchan @irrfan_k deepikapadukone and special congrats to @writeonj and ShoojitSircar wonderful job. #piku,” said comedian Kapil Sharma.
Actress Ileana D’Cruz wrote, “@SrBachchan is such a joy to watch onscreen n simply fantastic as Bhaskor Banerjee… deepikapadukone as Piku is complex endearing n lovely.
#Piku made me smile, laugh with that knowing shake of my head n caused a little lump in my throat n made me shed a tear…it was lovely ❤️
— Ileana D’Cruz (@Ileana_Official) May 5, 2015
“@irrfan_k is superb as always..I loved the crazy relationship Piku n her father share..made me wanna call my Pa just to say “I love you”.
“Piku” releases this Friday.