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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

Credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... P.K.
Anushka Sharma ... Jagat Janani / Jaggu
Saurabh Shukla ... Tapasvi Maharaj
Sanjay Dutt ... Bhairon Singh
Boman Irani ... Cherry Bajwa
Sushant Singh Rajput ... Sarfraz Yousuf
Parikshat Sahni ... Jaggu's Father
Amardeep Jha Amardeep Jha ... Jaggu's mother
Reema Debnath Reema Debnath ... Puljaria
Dheerendra Dwivedi Dheerendra Dwivedi ... Terrorist
Sai Gundewar ... Ticket Seller
Ram P. Sethi Ram P. Sethi ... Uncle in Belgium
Rukhsar Rehman ... Pakistan Embassy Receptionist (as Rukhsar)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arun Bali ... Old Man who asked PK for money to pay Hospital bill
Pallavi Batra Pallavi Batra ... Maid of honour
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Storyline

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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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English | Urdu | Persian | Kurdish

Release Date:

19 December 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

P.K. See more »

Filming Locations:

Rajasthan, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,565,258, 19 December 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,616,104

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$129,788,000
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Karishma Irnai palyed role Cameo in this movie. See more »

Goofs

PK slashes himself with chain blades during a Moharram festival religious practice. Later when he removes his shirt in front of Tapasvi he is shown with no marks on his back. When someone slashes themselves with chain blades the skin breaks and bleeds. Later there must be marks of the new skin. 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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Soundtracks

Love Is a Waste of Time
Lyrics by Amitabh Varma
Music by Shantanu Moitra
Sung by Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal
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PK will definitely win your hearts.
19 December 2014 | by sairam1087See all my reviews

You'll laugh your hearts out, you'll cry, you'll leave the theater inspired, and with a sense of joy, that only a Rajkumar Hirani film can give to you. Aamir was the heart and soul of the movie. You can't take your eyes off of him. Anushka Sharma was brilliant too. She has evolved as an actor over the years, and it clearly reflects in her role. Sanjay Dutt and Sushant chipped in with some brilliant cameos. This movie is definitely the best of 2014. In Rajkumar Hirani, we trust.

P.S. There's a pleasant surprise right at the end. Enough said, go book your date with PK.

Sai Ram


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