A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. His childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter, and letting go.

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Sarfraz Yousuf
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Jaggu's Father
Amardeep Jha ...
Jaggu's mother
Reema Debnath ...
Puljaria
Dheerendra Dwivedi ...
Terrorist
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Ticket Seller
Ram P. Sethi ...
Uncle in Belgium
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Pakistan Embassy Receptionist
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Old Man who asked PK for money to pay Hospital bill
Pallavi Batra ...
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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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19 December 2014 (India)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,565,258 (USA) (19 December 2014)

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$10,572,800 (USA) (23 January 2015)
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Trivia

Junaid Khan, the son of Aamir Khan, worked as an assistant director in this film. See more »

Goofs

When PK is being pushed out of the church, the person says, "Jesus sooli pe latak gaya" [Jesus got hanged]. In response to this, PK's lips move as if to say, "Kya?" [what?] but instead the sound is "sooli pe!" See more »

Quotes

Jagat Janani: What is your name?
P.K.: I don't have any name. But i don't know why people called me PK... Pk...
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References Phir Subha Hogi (1958) See more »

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Chaar Kadam
Lyrics by Swanand Kirkire
Music by Shantanu Moitra
Sung by Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal
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Naive attempt at making a good comedy - DECEIVING IMDb SCORE
2 May 2016 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

I felt inclined to write a review for this film, only to help a random reader in realizing that THE IMDb SCORE, IN THIS CASE, REPRESENTS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.

I can't even imagine how socially damaged a person must be in order to find this amusing, funny or controversial in any way. It's full of clichés, starting with this need Indian movies have nowadays to shoot some part in Europe or any other candy-eye setting, even though it plays no role and it's completely out of context. The script is embedded in a corny emotional discourse and jokes are funny only because they lead you to think they were written by the fart of a 3 year old mentally retarded royal family member that has been fed with pop corn his whole life. Technically it's flawless, like a Korean music video, with good cinematography, but absolutely no substance. I don't know if the high score is due to a marketing campaign or the utter lack of taste and/or intellect of its fan base.


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