Amitabh Bachchan, actor Irrfan Khan, Deepika Padukone, director Shoojit Sircar among others were present at the trailer launch of their upcoming film Piku.
At the trailer launch Deepika Padukone, Amitabh and Irrfan spoke
at length apart from director Shoojit Sircar.
Actress Deepika said, "Women will relate to Piku so
much as I play a working girl who takes care of her father. Shoojit
just narrated one scene and I said yes to the film."
She also said interesting facts about director Shoojit Sircar.
She said, "When one works with Shoojit, they can't ignore anything
about Bengali. Piku is born in Kolkata but grown up in Delhi. So
it's a mixed character."
"Even in real life I'm more like Piku worrying about my parents
health and other things. So most of my character is gone into
Piku," she added.
About Amitabh Bachchan and working with him, Deepika said, "I
have known Amitji outside our work. The chemistry came to us very
naturally. The way he is proactive is like my parents are with
Amitabh Bachchan told an interesting fact about how the name
Piku came. He said, "From Deepika it became Deepiku. All the
promotional ideas for the film is from everyone. More than the
story, this movie is about the character. So we wanted to make it
He also said the press conference was scheduled today to enjoy
and watch India-Australia semifinal match tomorrow.
Actor Irrfan Khan said, "It was a great experience for me to
share the screen with Mr. Bachchan. Amitabh is the role model for
everyone who aspire to be an actor. Even Amitji himself doesn't
know how great he is.
"Deepika's parents would be very happy and proud about her. It's
an honour to have a daughter like Deepika," Irrfan praised actress
The movie is set to release on May 8, 2015.