Amitabh Bachchan's National Award win was expected, hoped for Deepika too, says 'Piku' director

Piku also won for the best original screenplay and dialogues. Director Shoojit Sircar says he was not surprised with Amitabh Bachchan’s National award honour for his performance in Piku, but he was also hoping for film’s leading lady Deepika Padukone to win.