Uunchai Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review


November 11, 2022
2hr 43min
Status: released

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Uunchai Movie Details:

Movie NameUunchai
Country India
Language Hindi
GenreAdventure, Drama
Release Date11 November 2022
OTT Release dateJanuary 6, 2023
Running Time2hr 43min
CastAmitabh Bachchan
Anupam Kher
Boman Irani
Danny Denzongpa
Parineeti Chopra
Neena Gupta
Directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya
Written byAbhishek Dixit
Story bySunil Gandhi
Produced byKamal Kumar Barjatya
Mahaveer Jain
Late Rajkumar Barjatya
Natasha Malpani Oswal
Ajit Kumar Barjatya
Cinematography by Manoj Kumar Khatoi
Edited by Shweta Venkat Mathew
Music byScore:
George Joseph
Amit Trivedi
Production CompanyRajshri Productions
Mahaveer Jain Films
Boundless Media
Distributor Yash Raj Films
Budget₹20 crore
Box Office Collection₹48.99 crore

Uunchai Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Amitabh Bachchan as Amit Srivastava
  • Anupam Kher as Om Sharma (Omi)
  • Boman Irani as Javed Siddiqui
  • Sarika as Mala Trivedi
  • Neena Gupta as Shabina Siddiqui
  • Parineeti Chopra as Shraddha Gupta
  • Danny Denzongpa as Bhupen (Cameo)
  • Nafisa Ali as Abhilasha Srivastava (Cameo)
  • Sheen Dass as Heeba Siddiqui
  • Abhishek Singh Pathania as Valli
  • Pranav Sachdev as Siddharth Sharma, Om’s son
  • Raju Kher as Gagan “Guddu” Sharma, Om’s brother


Three aged friends — Amit, Om and Javed — take a trek to the Everest Base Camp, to fulfill their fourth friend Bhupen’s last wish. They’re joined by Mala along the way, who happens to be the long-lost love of Bhupen and regrets having not fought for their love. A simple trek turns out to be a personal, emotional, and spiritual journey as they battle their physical limitations and discover the true meaning of freedom.

About Uunchai Movie:

  • The film was announced in October 2021. The principal photography commenced in October 2021 and ended in April 2022, followed by post-production works.
  • Uunchai has been shot at various locations in Nepal including at Lukla and Kathmandu. It has also been shot at Kargil, Delhi, Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh.
  • Uunchai is the 60th film under Rajshri Productions.
  • The last time Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, and Danny Denzongpa appeared together on screen was in 1991 for Mukul Anand’s blockbuster Hum. In that movie, they all played enemies of each other and in this movie, they all played best friends.
  • Boman Irani initially rejected the film due to personal and professional commitments. But later Anupam Kher convinced him to do the film.
  • Sarika acts with Amitabh Bachchan after 16 years since Baabul 2006.Anupam Kher after 14 years since Tahaan 2008 and her first collaboration with Boman Irani.
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Danny Denzongpa team up after 18 years since Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo 2004.
  • Television actors Sheen Dass and Abhishek Singh Pathania make their debut.
  • Througout of the film Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Bomani Irani are together all the time. They didn’t shoot without each other.
  • Uunchai was theatrically released on 11 November 2022 by Yash Raj Films. The film received positive reviews for its direction, cast performances, screenplay, and cinematography, but criticism for its excessive length. It was digitally released on the OTT platform, ZEE5 on 6 January, 2023.
  • Uunchai earned ₹48.99 crore worldwide and was considered a box-office success.
  • The digital distribution rights of the film were acquired by ZEE5. The film started streaming digitally on ZEE5 from 6 January 2023.