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PK (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 19 December 2014 (India)
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An alien on Earth loses the only device he can use to communicate with his spaceship. His innocent nature and child-like questions force the country to evaluate the impact of religion on its people.

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Rajkumar Hirani
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aamir Khan ... PK
Rajinder Sharma Nanu Rajinder Sharma Nanu ... Thief (as Rajinder Sharma)
Anushka Sharma ... Jaggu
Sushant Singh Rajput ... Sarfraz
Sai Gundewar ... Ticket Seller
Ram P. Sethi ... Elderly Man in Belgium (as Ram Sethi)
Ignace De Groote Ignace De Groote ... Belgium Security Guard
Donder In t' Hooi Donder In t' Hooi ... Musicians in the Boat (as Group)
Plabita Borthakur ... Jaggu's Sister
Amardeep Jha ... Jaggu's Mother
Parikshit Sahni ... Jaggu's Father (as Parikshet Sahani)
Saurabh Shukla ... Tapasvi Ji
Tia Sharma Tia Sharma ... Young Jaggu
Sanjiv Kishinchandani Sanjiv Kishinchandani ... Dentist
Sachin Parikh Sachin Parikh ... Tapasviji's Manager
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P. K. is a comedy of ideas about a stranger in the city, who asks questions that no one has asked before. They are innocent, child-like questions, but they bring about catastrophic answers. People who are set in their ways for generations, are forced to reappraise their world when they see it from PK's innocent eyes. In the process PK makes loyal friends and powerful foes. Mends broken lives and angers the establishment. P. K.'s childlike curiosity transforms into a spiritual odyssey for him and millions of others. The film is an ambitious and uniquely original exploration of complex philosophies. It is also a simple and humane tale of love, laughter and letting-go. Finally, it is a moving saga about a friendship between strangers from worlds apart. Written by Abhijat Joshi

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Aamir Khan played nine different avatars and during the course of the film, the actor had to eat over 10000 paans. "In real life paan is not a habit, I have it once in a while but for this film I chew paan for every scene. I would at times eat about 100 paans in a day. We had a paanwala on the sets," said Aamir Khan in the report. Apparently, for every take, Aamir had to eat a fresh paan to fill his mouth, also before beginning the shoot Aamir would eat at least 10-15 paans to get the right color inside his mouth and on his lips. See more »

Goofs

Jaggu listens to the tape recorded by PK, but PK was never shown pressing the record button in earlier parts of the movie. See more »

Quotes

P.K.: Which god should I believe? You all say that, it's only one god. I say, no... there are two gods. One is the one who created us all. The other one is the one created by people like you. We know nothing about the god who made us all. But the god people like you made is exactly like you... liar, pretend to act, giving false promises, meeting rich people sooner, letting the poor neglected, happy when get praised... People are afraid to even say a word. My right number is very simple, the God who ...
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Connections

References Phir Subha Hogi (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

PK Dance Theme (Instrumental)
Music by Shantanu Moitra
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The best Indian satire movie till date
19 December 2014 | by nishanthks373See all my reviews

Till yesterday, the benchmark for the best Hindi movie was 3 Idiots. But after watching PK, I would say that the benchmark should be changed. The same team that brought 3 Idiots has brought another magnificent movie. Everyone in the movie acted exceptionally well. The manner in which the social issues are depicted is very good. If we see the comedy aspects alone, 3 idiots is better. But if we see the social issues taken, PK is far better than the other movie. This is Aamir's best performance till date. Ranbir Kapoor comes in a comical guest role. Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput and Saurabh Shukla are the other main characters.

Overall rating- 9.5/10


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Official Sites:

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

19 December 2014 (India) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Rajasthan, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,565,258, 21 December 2014

Gross USA:

$10,616,104

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,370,104
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2.35 : 1
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