New Delhi: Sooraj Barjatya has shown the proverb “content is king” with his recent release, ‘Uunchai’, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, and Anupam Kher. The film was released on November 11 and has continued to run successfully in theatres ever since. Its initial weekend sales were also very successful. Uunchai has captured the audience’s affection.
Box Office Collection
Uunchai, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, and Danny Denzonpa, earned Rs 1.81 crore on its first day of release despite having a small number of theatres. Positive word-of-mouth gained the audience’s approval gradually throughout the weekend. On Day 3, November 13, the film’s box office earnings soared. According to trade estimates, it made Rs 5.05 crore in a single day. As a result, the total amount collected is now Rs 10.50 crore. On Sunday, Uunchai had a 50.63 per cent overall Hindi.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Have a look at the advance bookings of #Uunchai on Day 3, it’s an eye openerâ€¦ Forget mid-range films, not many biggies can boast of having #HouseFull/fast-filling shows in advance these daysâ€¦ Reiterates yet again, CONTENT IS KING AND AUDIENCES ARE KINGMAKERS (sic).”
#Rajshri has brought family audiences back to cinemas… Was getting difficult to get this segment to visit cinemas lately, especially in post-pandemic times and more specifically for mid-range films… But #Uunchai has done the trick. pic.twitter.com/Wx3qmjhYeh
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 13, 2022
Sooraj Barjatya, a director of family dramas, is the man behind the camera for Uunchai. After directing Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015, which starred Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, he makes a comeback with this movie. Uunchai, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, and Anupam Kher, hit theatres on November 11, 2022.
The movie is produced by Mahaveer Jain Films, Boundless Media, and Rajshri Productions. The plot of Uunchai centres on three elderly friends who climb to the Everest Base Camp to grant their fourth friend’s final request. For the three of them, what starts as a straightforward hike becomes a personal, emotional, and spiritual adventure. Amit Trivedi wrote the songs for Uunchai. Irshad Kamil is the writer of the lyrics. George Joseph is the composer of the movie’s score.