Uunchai box office collection Day 3: Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher’s film roars on 1st weekend

Uunchai stars Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Boman Irani in lead roles. The film did exceptionally well at the box office on weekend.

In Short

Uunchai released on November 11, 2022.
The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani and Danny Denzonpa.
It is helmed by Sooraj Barjatya.

By Grace Cyril: ‘Content is king,’ and Sooraj Barjatya has proved that with his latest release, Uunchai. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Boman Irani, Uunchai released on November 11. Even since, it has been successfully running in the theatres. It’s first weekend collections were a major hit too. Needless to say, Uunchai has won the hearts of the audience.

In spite of opening on limited screens, Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani and Danny Denzonpa’s Uunchai minted Rs 1.81 crore on its opening day. Gradually, over the weekend, it got the audience’s approval through positive word-of-mouth. The film skyrocketed in its box office collection on Day 3, November 13. It’s single day collection was Rs 5.05 crore, according to trade estimates. Hence, the total collection now stands at Rs 10.50 crore. Meanwhile, Uunchai had an overall 50.63 per cent Hindi occupancy on Sunday.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh had tweeted, “Have a look at the advance bookings of #Uunchai on Day 3, it’s an eye opener… Forget mid-range films, not many biggies can boast of having #HouseFull/fast-filling shows in advance these days… Reiterates yet again, CONTENT IS KING AND AUDIENCES ARE KINGMAKERS (sic).


Uunchai has been directed by Sooraj Barjatya, who is known for making family dramas. This film marks his return to direction after his 2015 film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, which featured Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani and Anupam Kher in lead roles, Uunchai released on November 11, 2022, in theatres. The film is produced by Rajshri Productions, Boundless Media and Mahaveer Jain Films. The storyline of Uunchai follows three aged friends who take a trek to the Everest Base Camp, to fulfil their fourth friend’s last wish. A simple trek turns out to be a personal, emotional and spiritual journey for the three of them. The songs of Uunchai are composed by Amit Trivedi. The lyrics are written by Irshad Kamil. The film score is composed by George Joseph.

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