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An Escapade From The Hustles Of City Life At Deulti

Stressed and tired of the everyday city life? Escape the commotion this weekend at Deulti. A quaint destination, Deulti is just an hour and forty minutes drive from Kolkata. You can reach the place via local trains and Paskura local is one of the best options to travel to this little hamlet of peace and serenity.


On The Way


Way Back

There are a number of resorts at Deulti, one being the Nirala Resort. From premium private cottages to affordable rooms, the resort offers you different types of accomodation amidst lush green meadows. As you play around in the cool waters of the swimming pool of the resort with your loved ones, the layers of stress wash away.


The Resort


Blossoms Of Beauty


The Soothing Greenery Of The Resort


Swimming Pool At Nirala Resort

Deulti also beckons you with its rich heritage. The great Bengali author, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay had spent much of his life here and his house is popularly known as Sarat Chandra Kuthi or Samtaber. The visiting hours of Samtaber is from 3 pm to 5 pm and you can explore the whole of this two storied Burmese styled house to get an insight into the simple living style of the ‘Katha Silpi.’


Statue of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay at Samtaber


The Burmese Styled Cottage Of The Author



Belongings Of The Author

Last but not the least; bask in the surreal beauty of River Rupnarayan at Deulti. A walking distance from the residence of the writer, the riverside is a sunset point; as the sun bids goodbye to the day, the fusion of red and orange rays create a magical aura over the blue waters of River Rupnarayan.



River Rupnarayan At Sunset

Hence, inhale some fresh air this weekend far from the maddening crowd, at Deulti.


Kolkata International Book Fair


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A rendezvous with books- Kolkata International Book Fair

Durga Puja is the biggest festival of Kolkata? Well, Kolkata International Book Fair is not far beyond, it is a festival for the City of Joy; whether you love books or not, Kolkata International Book Fair beckons all.


Kolkata International Book Fair is held every year during the last week of January and runs approximately for 10 days. From local book stalls to international book stores, you have a varied flavour of books here; United States, Costa Rica, Bangladesh and United Kingdom create a magnificent fiesta of books at the Milan Mela ground, Kolkata.

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Kids never feel left out at Kolkata International Book Fair; they are the special guests of the fair. From the colourful comics to the happy mascots, kids learn to love books at Kolkata International Book Fair.



Are you an academician? Dive into the ocean of knowledge at the book stalls specially stuffed with books of science, history, art and technology. While the English and Bengali detective books are there to sharpen your brains, discover the thrill of jungles with Jim Corbett.



Kolkata International Book Fair is just not about book stalls, it is a get together of creativity; throughout the fair, several literary meets are arranged at the halls along with the little magazine counters, where you get to see and hear your favourite authors; who want to miss the golden opportunity to autograph their favourite book from their favourite author?



Now, Kolkatans love food and hence any fair without food joints are incomplete; Kolkata International Book Fair is not an exception. From tangy chaats to sumptuous lunch platters, from lip smacking ice creams to piping hot tea, you have all to set off the right mood for books.



Kolkata International Book Fair is a huge event not only for the city but people throughout Bengal gathers here to feel books. Hence to keep the momentum, numerous buses are arranged for accessibility while subways look into the safety of the booklovers.


Hence it can be fairly said, how popular may be e-books, we still love to bask in the fresh smell of book pages.

Kolkata Bidhan Nagar Mela


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Kolkata Bidhan Nagar Mela- The Global Handicrafts Market

Have you just been to your neighbor’s house and fell in love with the Egyptian wall hanging? Well, now you need not visit Egypt or pay a high price online to get such exquisite handicrafts and wall hangings; just be at Bidhan Nagar handicrafts fair, popularly known as Bidhan Nagar Mela. Held every year during January, it runs almost a month and is a perfect New Year gift to the city.


Egyptian Paintings


Elegant Pakistani Onyx Inlays

Traders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Turkey have gathered at the Bidhan Nagar Mela 2016. While the stock of delicious dry fruits of Afghanistan attracts food lovers to their stalls, the grace of the Turkish mosaic lamps beckons people passionate about art and craft. The stalls of Egypt are as varied as their culture. While the paintings and sculptures represent the rich culture of Egypt, the small pyramids and sets of Egyptian wine glass glitters under the afternoon sun.


Illuminous Turkish Lamps


Yummy Pickles


The Golden Beauty

If you are in love with saris, a visit to the stalls from Bangladesh is must. With their infinite stock of Dhakai Jamdani and silk, these stalls can be your excuse to start puja shopping! Get wonderful gift items at the handicraft stalls of Pakistan. From onyx marble showpieces to large marble statues, you will be spoilt for choices here.


Gorgeous Bangladeshi Saris


Sparkling Souvenirs From Egypt


Classic Carpets



Precious Egyptian Showpieces

Last but not the least; you have numerous Indian handicrafts to fulfill your shopping spree. From soft hand woven carpets to embroidered pashmina shawls and salwar suits, you cannot ignore the magic of Kashmiri handlooms. The magnificent jewelry designs of Kolkata, clay toys from Krishanagar and lip smacking pickles from Suri represent Bengal at the Bidhan Nagar MelaBengal.


Colourful Bengal Clay Art




Delicate Mirror Work

Tired of shopping? Just sit and relax to enjoy cultural programmes organised everyday at the ground. The rides not only enhance the glamour of the fair but also are a fun place to the kids. Hence soak the warmth of winter sun filling your bags with precious antiques at Bidhan Nagar Mela.


Cultural Programmes


Exhilarating Rides


Rediscover spirituality within simplicity at Kamarpukur and Jairambati


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Ramakrishna Paramhansa, known as the Prophet of Modern Age and his wife and spiritual counterpart, Ma Sarada are known to bring renaissance to the religious life of the common men. With their simplistic lifestyle and preaching in lucid language, these nineteenth century mystics rule the hearts of masses till date. Ramakrishna Mission runs on the preaching of Lord Ramakrishna and Ma Sarada and is engaged in various social services.

The Divine Duo

The Divine Duo

A pilgrimage to Kamarpukur

Kamarpukur is the birthplace of Lord Ramakrishna, located at the Hooghly district of West Bengal. Besides regular bus service, you can also reach the place via car.


The Ramakrishna Math


The Durga Temple

As you approach the birthplace of the saint, you will come across several schools, guest houses and dispensaries constructed by Ramakrishna Mission for the upliftment of the locals. The guest houses are affordable, offering simple food and lodging. The best time to visit this place is during the ‘Kalpataru Utsav,’ which takes place every year during the first week of January; it is the celebration of the divine transformation of the Lord into a Kalpataru (magical tree) which has the power to grant all your good wishes.


The Vishnu Temple


The Deity of Lord Vishnu

The birthplace of Lord Ramakrishna is located within a complex, maintained by the Mission. The whole place is enveloped with peace and serenity; attain the evening aarti which is accompanied with melodious chants to rejuvenate your heart and soul. Among the other must visits are the ‘Haldar Pukur,’ the bathing ghat of the Lord and his family; the pond is also known as the ‘Choto Ganga,’ meaning the small Ganges.


Choto Ganga

Visit the ‘Pathshala,’ the village school where Ramakrishna Dev used to study. Just opposite the small school lies the Durga Temple of the Laha family, the then zamindars of Kamarpukur. The nearby Vishnu Mandir was the seat of Ramakrishna, (known as Gadadhar that time) for painting pictures of Goddess Kali, escaping from his school. The guides accompany you to these places narrating the remarkable incidents of Ramakrishna Dev that took place at Kamarpukur.

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A blissful journey to Jairambati

Located just 6 kms from Kamarpukur is Jairambati, the birthplace of Sarada Devi. Jairambati is located at Kotulpur region of Bankura district. You can also be at Jairambati first and then at Kamarpukur, as there are lots of vans available at Jairambati which take you to Kamarpukur. Both these spots have safe parking facilities.


The Hamlet of Peace


The Simple Life

As you reach Jairambati, you get a glimpse of rustic village life of West Bengal. The thatched huts, the small ponds and the easy lifestyle of the locals enhance the beauty of your journey. Here also the birthplace and the house of Sarada Devi (which is a mud house with thatched roof) is looked after by the Mission. Prayers automatically come out of heart as you sit in front of the large serene statue of Ma Sarada. The whole complex is not only stunningly clean instead of having so many visitors day in and day out but is also impressive with bright, aromatic flowers.


The Temple


Floral Exhibition

Devotees do not miss to have ‘bhog’ here, a simple but delicious lunch of rice, vegetable curry, sweets and fruits. You have lot of souvenirs to buy here; be it the idols of Goddess Kali or rare photographs of Lord Ramakrishna and Ma Sarada. Do sip the steaming hot tea and savory sweets to get the real taste of Bengal.


Yummy Sweets


Religious Souvenirs


Iron Utensils

Last but not the least; the visiting hours are stringent:

April to September:

6 am to 12.00 pm & 4 pm to 9 pm

October to March:

6.30 am to 11.30 am & 3.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Best Time to Visit: First Week of January which is the time for Kalpataru Utsav. 

Hence enjoy a weekend where a different facet of spirituality evolved; be at Kamarpukur and Jairambati.

The Colours of Winter


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Winters are like angels at Kolkata which provides respite from the scorching heat and perspiration. The chilly winter of four months ( November to February) is the time to enjoy long tours, get dressed in bright clothes, relish yummy dishes and last but not the least; brood under the soft rays of the sun with your favourite Bengali novel.

Winter Warmth

Winter Warmth

Sun is happy and kind during the winters. At Kolkata, winter afternoons are time to feel the soft sun rays, chit chat on the roof tops while kids are seen hoping around. Be it you or your lovable pet, the winter sun is sweet and inviting to all.

Winter Kaleidoscopic

Winners are defined by colours; science states that deep and bright colours absorb more sunlight and this is an excuse to experiment with all the colours that you want. Nature is no less excited with winters than the Bengalis. Winters come with some of the most beautiful blossoms, fragrant and vibrant; hence winter is loved by gardeners. Winter is the time to drench in colours of life.

Colours of Winter

Winter Blossoms


Winter Fiesta

The cosy winter weather is ideal for vacations and weekend escapades. While families prefer warmer tourist destinations like Jaipur, it is also the best time to explore the Indian jungles; Ranthambhore, Kaziranga and Sundarban, to name a few. The more adventure lovers prefer to enjoy snow drizzles at Darjeeling, Kulu Manali or Shimla.

Winter Vacations

Winter Vacations

Christmas and New Year are the major celebrations of the season. While the air is filled with the aroma of palm cakes, the jingle of bells spread a joyous mood. Park Street of Kolkata is the destination of every Kolkatan at this time. Lighting a candle at St. Paul’s cathedral or celebrating the birthday of Christ with Nahoum’s cake are no less important at Kolkata then celebrating Durga Puja.

Winter Festivals

Winter Festivals

And how can one forget the Kolkata fairs; be it the International Kolkata Book Fair, Film Festival or the several handicrafts fair held throughout the city, Kolkatans wrapped in shawls and sweaters make their winter afternoons happening at these fairs and festivals.

Winter Festivals

Winter Fairs

Winter Delicacies

Winter is ‘ Poush Parbon’ to Kolkata, winter is Christmas; hence food loving Bengalis do not miss to taste all types of cuisines this time, be it Bengali, Chinese or Continental. While every Bengali home is filled with the aroma of jaggery, delicious ‘pithe puli’ and payesh, preparations of turkey and Mughlai biriyani are hot favourites of Kolkatans at autumn.

Winter Delicacies

Winter Feast

Winter fashions

As you walk through the streets of Kolkata you can see folks of Bhutanese at road sides with their plethora of woolen garments. The soft and warm costs, jackets, sweaters and shawls exhibit a splash of colours and any winter better is incomplete without bargaining and getting a cute, hand woven woolen garment for yourself.

Winter Wraps

Winter Wraps

Hence as the mercury drops, the City of Joy is ready to plunge into festivities and enjoy life to the fullest.

Durga Puja @ Durgapur’15- A different aspect of devotion


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Siuli Flowers Declaring the arrival of Durga Puja

Siuli Flowers Declaring The Arrival of Durga Puja

As Ma Durga visits her father’s home from Kailash, Durgapur, the city named after the Goddess, begins the celebrations. If you want to experience the real feel of Durga Puja without suffering from suffocation and crowd, visit Durgapur.

Idol Making At The Eve Of Durga Puja

Idol Making At The Eve Of Durga Puja

As the tiny ‘siuli’ blossoms to fall like droplets on the dew drenched grass and the green fields are blanketed by white ‘kash’ flowers, Durgapur wakes up to celebrate the largest festival of the Bengalis, Durga Puja. Durga Puja at this smart city means gorgeous idols of the Goddess, glittering puja pandals, colourful fairs and an occasion to relish delicious platters.

The Gorgeous Devi Idol

The Gorgeous Devi Idol

The complete city of Durgapur rejoices the festival of Durga Puja. Most of the puja done at this city are ‘barwari’ pujas, that is, pujas organized publicly by different residential areas, popularly known as ‘parar poojo’.

Parar Poojo

Parar Poojo

Durga Pujas at this city are also influenced by the trend of theme pujas and you will find spectacular puja pandals here, encircled with astounding scenic beauty. The local artists do not leave any stone unturned to transform the mere pandals into exquisite temples of worship; innovative, perfect and artistic.

Spectacular Puja Pandals

Spectacular Puja Pandals

The deities of Goddess Durga found at these puja pandals are epitome of elegance. Every idol is different from the other, depicting the mythological tales lying behind this festival. While some deities are in the form of tribal idols, others are the varied incarnations of the Goddess of Power.

Different Incarnations of Goddess Durga

Different Incarnations of Goddess Durga

If you want to meet the crowd of the city, visit the joyous fairs of Durgapur. Simplicity is beauty; this is the untold theme of the fairs of the Steel City. From the delicately designed handicrafts of West Bengal to the day to day home products, from the tinkling sound of glass bangles to the exciting rides, these fairs are a world in themselves.

Colourful Puja Fairs

Colourful Puja Fairs

Now, Indian festivals are incomplete without lip smacking cuisines and Durga Puja is not an exception. There are numerous food joints throughout the city where you can relish authentic Bengali to Mughali cuisines, from Chinese to Continental dishes. All the five days of the puja people out here forget about diets and calories and treat themselves with crunchy papri chats, spicy and steaming hot ‘ghoogni,’ delicious egg chicken rolls; gulping ‘puchkas’ and devouring on ‘malai’ ice creams marks the conclusion of a hearty feast.

Puja Delicacies

Puja Delicacies

Students and the working mass of Durgapur who spend most of the year outside the city, are seem flocking to their hometown to spend some time with their childhood pals, parents and loved ones. Hence, Durga Puja is just not another festival to the locals; it is a celebration of life overlooking all flaws of life.

BIdding Goodbye to the Goddess

Bidding Goodbye To The Goddess

Durga Puja- The Celebration of Life


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Durga Puja is considered as one of the largest festivals in India. Be it West Bengal or any other part of India or world, Durga Puja has a special place in the hearts of Indians.

Traditional Idol

Traditional Idol

This festival is celebrated with great pomp and show at West Bengal. As the puffy clouds start floating at the autumn sky, milky white ‘kash’ flowers cover the green fields and the
aroma of dew drenched shiuli fill the air, nature announces the arrival of the Goddess, Devi Durga.

Durga Puja

Blissful Nature At Puja

The Durga Puja that we celebrate at the month of September or October; is the puja the Lord Rama did prior to his fight with Ravana. Sasti, Saptami, Asthami, Navami and Dusherra are the five days when goddess Durga is worshipped at Bengal.

Lord Rama Worshipping Devi Durga

Lord Rama Worshipping Devi Durga

Durga Puja is just not the worship of the goddess of power; it is the divine joy of reunion of parents with their children, friends, sisters and brothers, who spent the whole year at an unknown land and return to their soil during the puja. Hence, if you peep at the interiors of any Bengali family during the puja, you will find groups of people chit chatting, forgetting the world; popularly known as ‘adda.’

Durga Puja Adda

Durga Puja Adda

With time, Durga Puja has also gained momentum and the concept of theme puja has given a different edge to it. As you enterany puja pandal, you will feel as if you are entering an historic site; most of the puja pandals now-a-days are replica of historic monuments, like Khajuraho temple, Konark temple and many more.

Themed Durga Puja

Colourful Durga Puja Themes

The colourful lighting enhances the beauty of the puja pandals and also portrays different facets of life. The puja committees spend lavishly on the idols and the pandals to be the best of the town; there are several prestigious awards given at the end of the puja to the best puja, pandals and lighting. Thus, the traditional Durga Puja has also not been able to avoid the sting of competition and rat race.

Colurful deities

Ecstatic Beauty of Devi Durga

Shopping is an indispensable component of Durga Puja. Shopping starts much before the festival, as people of all ages start preparing themselves; everyone wants to greet Mother Durga in their best attire.

Crazy Shopping Crowd

Crazy Shopping Crowd

Last but not the least; Durga Puja is the best time to relish authentic Bengali cuisines. During this festive season, the day at a Bengali house starts with a lip smacking breakfast menu of piping hot luchi, aloo dum and rajbhog, the lunch and dinner is sumptuous with steaming hot rice or pulao, varied fish items and spicy mutton curry.

Puja Platter

Puja Platter

Bengalis are in love with street food and hence near every puja pandal you will surely find numerous food stalls, selling egg and chicken rolls, chaats and puchkas. Sweets have a special place is the hearts of the Bengalis and hence are a must in the festive season. Barfi, nariyal and besan ladoo, rasamalai, rasgullas are to name a few.

Street Food Fiesta

Street Food Fiesta

Durga Puja hence is just not a religious occasion, it is a time when people from all walks of life revive from the daily stresses and spend some moments of pure happiness and life.

Durga Puja Crowd

Durga Puja Crowd

A spiritual journey to Deoghar


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Deoghar, the cultural capital of Jharkhand, is a gem of Incredible India. If you are looking for a short weekend trip, you can visit this city, encircled by green hills and free-flowing rivers. The place is easily accessible via train and roadways.

Natural Beauty of Deoghar

Natural Beauty of Deoghar

Deoghar is a pilgrimage for the Lord Shiva devotees. Throughout the holy month of “Sawan” devotees in saffron attire carry water from the sacred Ganges, at Sultanganj to the Baidyanath Dham to worship the Lord; the temple is known to house one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Baidyanath Dham is of great mythological significance as Lord Ravana worshiped Lord Shiva here to gain supreme power.

Baidyanath Dham

Baidyanath Dham

You can visit the temple on rickshaws or enjoy a rare ‘tanga’ ride, that is, a ride on rickshaws pulled by ponies. Time seems to revert to the old days as the ‘tangas’ move through the narrow lanes of Deoghar.

Before entering the temple you can bath in the pious and cool waters of Shiv Ganga; the temple complex is at the banks of this river. There are adjoining shops where puja offerings can be purchased; the priests of Baidyanath Dham, popularly known as ‘panda’ guide tourists into the temple to offer puja. Be ready for chaos as you enter the temple.

Besides the Shiva temple there are 21 other temples at Baidyanath Dham, temples of goddess Parvati, Kal Bhairab, goddess Kali and others; the deities are sculpted from black stone. There are many photographers here assisting tourists to capture the memorable moments with Baidyanath Dham at the backdrop. If you want to avoid chaos and crowd you can visit the Basukinath Temple, at Dumka, just 40 km from Deoghar. This shrine is also dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Baskinath Temple

Basukinath Temple



Get a glimpse of the simple lifestyle of sages at Tapoban.  Surrounded by dense forests, this is an ideal place for meditation. There are several temples here where puja offerings are of beads.




Trikut Pahar is a paradise for trekkers. This majestic hill is visible from a distance as a green landmark of Deoghar. The Trikut Hills is the natural habitat for monkeys. If trekking is not your cup of tea, opt for the ropeways to reach the peak. It is a thrilling experience as you pass over the rocky hills and mottled greenery.

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Rock Art @ Trikut

Rock Art @ Trikut

Naulakha Mandir is often visited by locals and tourists. Constructed with a lump sum 9 lakhs by Queen Charushila, this amazing architecture resembles the Belur Math temple of Kolkata. Dedicated to Radha and Krishna, the temple is decorated with breathtaking sculptures.

Naulakha Temple

Naulakha Temple

Girls cannot resist wearing the multi-colored beautiful bangles sold at the streets of Deoghar. You can also checkout the rare antiques available at the Government store of Santhal handicrafts, located near Baidyanath Dham.

Colourful Deoghar


Colourful Deoghar

If you are visiting Deoghar at ‘Sawan,’ you can have only vegetarian food here. From hot and soft rasgullas, cool and creamy rabri to refreshing lassi, you can satisfy your sweet tooth here. The aroma of mouthwatering pera floats in the air of Deoghar.

Deoghar Sweets

Deoghar Sweets

Hence drive to Deoghar this weekend to redefine your way of living.

The unification of heaven and humanity-Dakhineshwar


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Located at the outskirts of Kolkata, Dakhineshwar used to be a small village. Dating back to the 19th century, when British ruled India, the Dakhineshwar Temple was built by the reverent and fearless queen of Kolkata, Rani Rashmoni, as a fulfillment of her dream.

Dakhineshwar Temple

Dakhineshwar Temple

Temple Premises

Temple Premises

The deity of goddess Kali worshiped here is known as ‘Bhavatarini,’ meaning the ultimate power which can release the soul from the cycle of birth and death. Dakhineshwar temple was also the seat of the great preacher of universal brotherhood, Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa.

Bhavatarini Idol

Goddess Bhavatarini

This popular Hindu pilgrimage is located at the banks of the sacred Ganges and people are often seen bathing in the cool river waters before offering ‘puja’ at the temple. As per folklore, a bath in the pious Ganges can wash away all sins of life.

Bathing Ghat- Dakhineshwar

Bathing Ghat of Dakhineshwar

The temple is encircled by twelve identical Shiva temples, representing ‘Aat Chala,’ the typical Bengal form of architecture. Your ‘puja’ is believed incomplete unless you worship the Shiva Lingas.

Shiva Temples

Shiva Temples

The temple building is really attractive with its bright red color blended with off white texture. There are several shops outside the temple premises where you can get the ‘puja dala’ consisting large red hibiscus garlands, incense sticks, sweets and vermilion.

Puja Items

Puja Items

As you enter the temple premises, you will see happy faces in spite of standing in long queues while the aroma of incense sticks and the continuous sound of bells create a divine atmosphere.

Waiting Devotees

Waiting Devotees

After the ‘puja’ do not miss the delicious ‘hing kachoris’ served with ‘cholar dal’ at the adjacent food stalls. Dakhineshwar is famous for the mouth watering pickles. There are several kinds of pickle available here which can add variety even to the simplest platter.

Lip Smacking Pickels

Lip Smacking Pickles

Amazing Picles

Pickle Shops

Like the other major tourist destinations, Dakhineshwar has several shops glittering with beautiful costume jewelries, items of worship, pictures and idols of Dakhineshwar temple and goddess Kali.


Collection of Sakhas


Devotional Souvenirs


Devotional Artefacts

People visiting Dakhineshwar do not miss a visit to Adya Pith and Belur Math. You can enjoy an enchanting boat ride from Dakhineshwar temple to Belur Math over the Ganges while several ‘toto’ rickshaws ride you from Dakhineshwar to Adya Pith.

You can reach Dakhineshwar from Kolkata via trains, which are available at regular intervals. Regular bus service and taxis also make the place easily accessible.

Visit to the Dakhineshwar Temple hence is a nice weekend escape from the daily hustle and bustle.

Love that our parents want- watch Piku


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The harsh truth of modern days is our lack of time and energy for our parents. We are so busy with our work and personal lives that often the wishes and expectations of our parents take a backseat in the journey of life. Piku paints the beautiful bonding between a father and a daughter; a relationship desired by all families.

Piku (Deepika Padukone) is a successful architect residing at Delhi with her 70 years old father, Bhaskar Banerjee (Amitabh Bachhan). Piku’s father is always scared of dying from the problem of constipation and desires a peaceful death. He is dependent on his daughter Piku and hence is reluctant to get her married.


Piku on the other hand is a responsible daughter who loves her father from the deep core of her heart. Though most of the time she screams at her father for his reluctance to get her married and for his extreme obsession for his constipation problem.

The story is a treat for the Bengali spectators with the use of Bengali words in complete Bengali accent and by the beautiful depiction of Bengali culture, with several scenes from the daily Kolkata life style.

The story also has a subtle romantic aspect revolving around Rana Chaudhary (Irrfan Khan) and Piku. Piku is a very spontaneously told story with no over drama.

Throughout the movie there is very less time when you will not feel like laughing and as the movie ends, a sense of emotional warmth remains in your heart.

Watch Piku to fall in love once again with your parents and rejuvenate the parent-child relationship; Piku is an inspiration for the sons and daughters busy with their job and personal lives.