The first schedule of the film - made by MSM Motion Pictures, Saraswati Entertainment Creations Limited (SECL), Shoojit Sircar and Ronnie Lahiri's Rising Sun Films - will go on the floors in August 2014. (Also read: Deepika Padukone's Piku Hero is Bengali Star Jisshu Sengupta)
Mr Sircar, who has worked with Big B in the yet-to-release Shoebite and forthcoming fiction TV show Yudh, is also looking forward to teaming up with the actors.
"The charisma of Mr Bachchan, seamless acting of Deepika with the versatile flair of Irrfan Khan and the evergreen Moushami Chaterjee will make Piku an experience for me. I am looking forward to this fantastic opportunity of working together with such gifted talent from the industry," the Madras Café director said in a statement.
The makers are confident that the team will do a great job. (Also read: Irrfan Khan to shuttle between India and the US for Jurassic World, Piku)
"Working with Mr Amitabh Bachchan yet again in my new role is an absolute honour. As for Mr Sircar, I have been an admirer of his work since Yahaan and I am really looking forward to working with him and the delightful ensemble cast which includes the very talented Deepika, Irrfan and many others," said Sneha Rajani, deputy president and head, MSM Motion Pictures.