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Second schedule of 'Piku' to begin next month in Kolkata

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Director Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', which brings together Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan for the first time, will begin shooting its second schedule in Kolkata next month.

The film's first schedule was completed in Mumbai from August-September 2014.

"We have the best of the talent coming together for a refreshing tale of a father-daughter relationship. I am privileged to direct Mr Bachchan along with Deepika and Irrfan. They are three powerhouse performers and it doesn't get better than this for me," Sircar said in a statement.

The director, whose previous work includes films like 'Vicky Donor' and 'Madras Cafe', has reteamed with Bachchan for the second time. Their first film 'Shoebite' remains unreleased.

"What makes the process of filming 'Piku' extremely enjoyable is that it is helmed by Shoojit Sircar and also stars the immensely talented Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. The film has an interesting story and there is a lot of excitement on the sets," Bachchan said.

Produced by MSM Motion Pictures (a division of Sony Entertainment Network), in association with Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited and Rising Sun Films, 'Piku' is slated for release on April 30, 2015.

First Published: Wed, October 29 2014. 16:05 IST