"T 1862 - Pranaam, Namaskaar and greetings for the affection shown towards PIKU...," Bachchan tweeted. Set in Delhi and Kolkata, the road drama also stars Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan and Moushumi Chatterjee.
The Shoojit Sircar-directed film hit theatres last Friday and has been recieving a good box-office response. It as got a thumbs up not just from the film fraternity and critics, but also movie buffs.

The medium budget film is steadily climbing the ladder of success at the box office and has collected over Rs 25 crore in its opening weekend. The film, which released on May 8 across 1,300 screens in India and in around 200 screens globally, features megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan.

'Piku' raked in Rs.5.32 crore on Friday, and witnessed a phenomenal growth via positive word-of-mouth on Saturday with Rs 8.70 crore and Rs.11.20 crore on Sunday -- taking its combined total to Rs 25.22 crore in its opening weekend, according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh.


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