PK

Apr 14, 2020
PK

PK is a 2014 Indian satirical comedy-drama and it was directed by Raj Kumar Hirani and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. It was jointly produced by Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banners Rajkumar Hirani Films and Vinod Chopra Films respectively. The film stars Aamir Khan in the Leading role with Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla and Sanjay Dutt in pivotal roles.

Initial Hirani named the film ‘Talli’, then changed it to ‘Ek Tha Talli’ which he loved but later on came to know that ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ was already in production . He dropped the idea and, after many titles, he came up with a title that only had initials, ‘PK’.

PK was released on 19 December 2014, the film was broke many box office records. The movie was the highest-grossing Indian film overseas at the time, The film’s final worldwide gross was ₹854 crore (US$140 million). It currently stands as the 5th highest grossing Indian film worldwide and 5th highest-grossing film in India.

The foundation of this film is the struggle of someone to come to terms with the failed promises of religion, The film follows an alien who comes to Earth on a research mission, but loses his remote to a thief, who later sells it to a godman. His mannerism and thirst for knowledge of this new planet result in questioning of basic premises of religions

Performance wise Aamir Khan is simply outstanding and his methodical acting in every frame is commendable. He never goes out of character and his emotional impact is superb, Anushka Sharma played beautifully in her role. Sushant Singh Rajput looks like a star and even in brief role he is too good. Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla and Sanjay Dutt is are very good.

Junaid Khan, son of Aamir Khan worked as an assistant director in this film, the soundtrack was composed by Shantanu Moitra, Ajay−Atul and Ankit Tiwari with lyrics written by Swanand Kirkire, Amitabh Varma and Manoj Muntashir.

PK asks innocent questions that disarm his opponents and make them think. Further, is a powerful criticism to charlatans and false religious leaders that manipulate their followers to take their money