Why Do Deepika Padukone and Everyone on the Sets Call Amitabh Bachchan ‘Baba’?

By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites

PIKU-01Deepika Padukone Piku movie has been well in news since the day the film was announced and particular went on floors. Film’s images and the storyline have made the people really crazy for and now all eyes are set on the release as to what it has to offer to its audiences. Besides film’s catchy storyline, it is the unusual onscreen chemistry of Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone in the film, which has also generated quite a big buzz for the movie. In short, Shoojit Sircar’s movie is playing safe and beneficial among the cinema goers well before the release.

Where we have been hearing quite interesting stories from the sets, there is another story that has started making waves. Deepika Padukone, who plays the role of Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter in the movie, has now stared calling Bachchan Sahib ‘Baba’.


Both play a quirky daughter-father relationship in this movie. Behind Deepika’s calling Big B ‘Baba’ is a a strapping bonding between the two. This father-daughter relationship has developed into a manner that Deepika now calls Amitabh on and off the sets ‘Baba’.

Seeing Deepika, even Irrfan Khan and all on the sets to give the legendary senior actor a respect, which is deserves the most.

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Deepika Padukone Piku movie is set to release on 30th April this year. Let’s wait, but till then enjoy other posts on the website such as Shruti Haasan’s sizzling Filmfare magazine shoot (pictures), Why Katrina Kaif is mad to go to Kashmir and Himmanshoo Malhotra’s wedding photos.

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