Director: Shoojit Sircar
Danish a.k.a Dan is a hotel management trainee, a career-oriented person who is working as an intern in a hotel in Delhi. Dan's personality is shown as a careless person who dislikes his job because of the low pay and has a strained relationship with most of his co-workers. One of his co-workers is Shiuli Iyer who on contrary is calm by nature and is very good at her job. Shiuli got his name after a flower which her mother loved. On New Year's all the hotel interns including Shiuli were partying at the terrace however, Dan was nowhere to be seen. While asking about his whereabouts, Shiuli falls off the slippery cliffs, which leaves her in a comatose state.
Eventually, Dan learns about her condition and visits her in the hospital. Seeing her condition, Dan starts to visit her regularly. Dan develops an emotional relationship with her after realizing that her last three words before falling off the cliff were 'Where is Dan?'. He is fired from his internship due to his absence at work and frequent visits to the hospital. After a few months, Shiuli starts to recover. Dan finds another job at a different hotel and becomes a manager. However, he is unable to take Shiuli off his mind. When Shiuli is discharged and is taken home, Dan starts taking care of her. What happens next is a sad tale to watch.
The exquisite drama, October gained positive response and was said as a 'thoughtful, meditative film about love, grief, mortality, and the making of a man'. The movie was simple yet it left a powerful impact on the audience. The performance of the cast was highly appreciated. October was made on a budget of 20 crores and it grossed an estimated of 54.74 crores at the box office.