[Review] PIKU when Amitabh Bachchan acting different that ussually he is

Ester Magdalena Silalahi

The superiority and characteristics of Hindi’s films are the storyline that usually instill family values and life coupled with Hindi’s dances and stories that often invites emotion to tears. Not just it, the Hindi’s films also often to featuring stories of comedy.

And now, the film “Piku (2015)” that directed by Shoojit Sircar, and the writer’s Juhi Chaturvedi create interesting stories and gives a deep impression on the audience.

Piku displays a simple family story and the reality that is often encountered in everyday life. The film is presented with fresh comedy. Piku also does not display the glamour, romance and even dances that are usually found in Indian films. The warmth displayed on this film was supported from the dialogues which give the impression of a funny and actors and actress are very deep role.

The main character in the film is played by Deepika Padukone as Piku and Amitabh Bachchan as Piku’s father, Bhashkor Banerjee spotlight in this story. Also Irrfan Khan as Rana Chaudhary.

Piku (Deepika) is a woman who works as an architect and lives with his father (Amithab Bachchan). Her mother had recently died, so Piku had to care for her father alone. Piku can be said to be independent and patient woman. Patience because he had to confront his father’s stubborn, selfish and childish compounded his constipation problem.

Inside the house, there is no day without debate on constipation. It shows selfishness of Bhashkor that sometimes Piku become angry. Bhashkor often interfere with Piku’s job with reasons disease constipation. Selfishness Bhashkor also shown by always mention that Piku not virgins to every man who tried to approach Piku. Bhashkor do it because he did not want to get married so Piku become no longer take care of himself.

Every character in this story has a different problem. But over this story, they find a solution.

Conflict in the film began when Bhashkor insisted on going to Calcutta the place of his birth. There, he had a home occupied by his brother. Distance Piku’s home to Calcutta far but Bhashkor want to go there by car. Piku so ended up renting a car from an owner of a taxi company. For reasons that are often caused Piku to any taxi driver, so there are no drivers who are willing to take them to Calcutta. Until finally, Rana Chaudhary (Irrfan Khan) the owner of a taxi company be their driver to Calcutta.

There are many funny stories and memorable displayed on their way to Calcutta.

There are many factors that the main attraction in this film. Not just the story, Prominent of each actor and actress also strongly supports the success of this film.

Amitabh Bachchan plays his role very different from the role normally played. In this film, he played a father who sucks at once funny that makes you smiling see their behavior. plus, he became the angry, selfish and often discuss about WC and dirt(feses). He described suffering from hypochondriasis, which is an excessive anxiety because the disease but not too serious.

Deepika Padukone also played its role very natural. Piku a person who initially looked chatty, curt and high temperament, but we finally know that Piku is a good figure and compassionate.

This story may be less attractive if it does not present a figure Rana Chaudhary (Irrfan Khan) who participated warm up this story. He is more neutral and mediated between Bhashkor and Piku at its discretion. He is a figure who has the tough but good-hearted character. He became an adult and logic in solving problems. He also became a smart and prudent when giving advice to Piku even to Bhashkor to help solve the problem of constipation. Naturally, Irrfan become one of the classy actors.

The success of the film is also not possible without the power of Shoojit Sircar makes Piku not just a regular movie but featuring a very deep impression to the audience. He also not forget to enter the hallmark of the Hindi’s film dance song although not too much, but still cool and interesting. The story of Rana and Piku very simple without any hitch or kissing scene. No wonder the film is given a rating of 4/5. Not only in India, outside India are also many enthusiastic audiences.

In this film, he does not forget to describe the Hindi’s culture and beauty of the old buildings and the atmosphere in Calcutta that what is shown when Piku arrived in Calcutta surrounds the city and when Bhashkor surrounds the city by bike.

So many moral messages we can take from this story. Good for children, even for older people. We need to build a harmonious relationship between parents and children. As children, we should follow the example of the attitude Piku who still love his father in any condition. For parents, this story teaches us not to be selfish and self-centered. But we have to keep thinking about the future and happiness of children. In general, we also learned that all the problems can be resolved with a positive mind same with constipation disease problem.

There are many scenes that are more interesting in this film. The film is inappropriate and recommended for viewing by all ages. In addition to its moral value, we also entertained with his scene. And i would recommend this movie to anyone who likes to watch a story about a family and about daily life because this is very good film.

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piku

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3767372/

http://bongfeed.com/piku-trailer-to-make-bong-smile/

https://winnymarlina.com/2016/03/11/backpacker-ke-kolkata-tripindia/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypochondriasis

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