Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Neena Gupta, Sarika, Danny Denzongpa and Parineeti Chopra, ‘Uunchai’ is evokes emotion with powerful performances set to win hearts.

Streaming via ZEE5 Global, ‘Uunchai’ tracks the journey of three aged friends, Amit (Amitabh Bachchan), Javed (Boman Irani) and Om (Anupam Kher) who decide to embark on a trek to the Everest Base Camp to fulfil the wish of their late friend Bhupen (Danny Dengzongpa), whose heart belonged in the Himalayas.

They are joined on the trek by Shabina (Neena Gupta) who is Javed’s wife, Mala (Sarika) who happens to be the long-lost love of Bhupen and Shraddha (Parineeti Chopra) who is their tour guide.

A simple trek to the Everest Base Camp turns out to be a personal, emotional, and spiritual experience as they battle their physical limitations and discover freedom.

Produced by Rajshri Productions in association with Mahaveer Jain Films and Boundless Media, ‘Uunchai’ is directed by Sooraj R Barjatya and marks his return to direction after 2015’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’.

It’s already seen positive reviews at the box office as immediately connecting with the audiences not just for the storyline but also for the performances of the actors. With an emotionally driven script and powerful performances by all actors, the movie won hearts of audiences across all ages.

ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, begins the new year with the exciting World Digital Premiere of ‘Uunchai’. Staying true to its promise of delivering meaningful content, the platform will bring forth the heart-warming tale of friendship with ‘Uunchai’.

Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said: “2022 has been an extremely exciting year for us with a series of blockbuster launches winning hearts across countries. We are now happy to start off the new year with yet another key announcement -the World Digital premiere of Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Uunchai’.

The film is a heart-warming tale of friendship and brings together some of the biggest names of Indian Cinema in a single frame. ‘Uunchai’ is sure to resonate with our diaspora viewers across the globe and inspire them to see the new year as an opportunity to dream big and scale newer heights.”

Director-Producer, Sooraj R Barjatya said: “‘Uunchai’ is a labour of seven-years of passion, hard-work and above all, love and after a successful run at the box-office.

“It’s sure to make the viewers chuckle and cry in equal parts and tug at their heartstrings as it will take the viewers through a rollercoaster of emotions. This film deserves all the love and I hope ZEE5 Global’s viewers across the 190+ countries, watch it with their loved ones and cherish this film.”