Deepika Padukone shares nostalgic 'Piku' BTS picture on film's 9th anniversary: How much we miss Irrfan

On May 8, 2015, the endearing comedy-drama film "Piku" was released in theaters. To commemorate this milestone, lead actress Deepika Padukone posted a heartfelt behind-the-scenes photo to social media. Deepika is seen in the sentimental photo with her co-stars Amitabh Bachchan and the late actor Irrfan Khan, commemorating a special moment from their time spent making the well-received film.


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In the heartwarming image, Amitabh, Deepika, and Irrfan are seen seated together, with food being offered to Big B as he points a playful gesture at Deepika. Her caption for the picture further accentuates the sentimentality, as she reminisces about the bond shared with her co-stars and expresses heartfelt longing for Irrfan, who is dearly missed.

'Piku,' directed by Shoojit Sircar, revolves around the heartwarming yet challenging relationship between a daughter, Piku, and her aging father, Bhaskor, portrayed by Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan. The film's narrative beautifully captures the complexities of familial bonds and the nuances of caregiving, while also sprinkling in moments of humor and joy.

When "Piku" was released, movie was met with a great deal of praise from critics for its moving narrative, outstanding acting, and sympathetic characters. Apart from Deepika, Amitabh, and Irrfan, the film showcased gifted actors like Jisshu Sengupta and Moushumi Chatterjee, whose contributions enhanced the whole cinematic experience.