Piku(Deepika Padukone) an architect is in her 30s and her father(Amitabh Bachchan) with his constipation problems introduces his 30-year-old daughter to her suitors as a “financially, emotionally and sexually independent, non-virgin woman”. Padukone is a daughter who scolds her dad for his obsession with health and tells him it would have been better if he had some disease. Piku has one admirrer, Rana(Irrfan Khan) the manager of a hire-car fleet with
whom Piku has been involved in a legal tussle ever since her vehicle was rear- ended.
Amitabh portrays an ageing man who turns progressively childish in his demeanour like Auro of Paa. Irrfan Khan gives a stellar performance with a set of limited dialogues but his facial expressions and body language ensure your eyes are glued on to him every time he is on screen. Padukone emerges as one of the finest actor in the bollywood.
Soojit Sircar’s film received the nomination for Best Film in the 61st filmfare awards and Deepika received her second filmfare Award for Best Actress whereas bachchan set his record of settling fourth National Film Awards for the Best Actor at the 63rd National Film Awards and received setting the third filmfare Critics Award for Best actor for his performance.