Actor Amitabh Bachchan is seen as the quizmaster on his show Kaun Banega Crorepati 14. However, in an upcoming special episode, Big B will also be promoting his movie Uunchai with close friends and co-stars Anupam Kher, Boman Irani and Neena Gupta. The four got nostalgic about the show and shared some interesting behind-the-scenes tidbits.
In the upcoming episode of the show, Amitabh, who studied at a university in Delhi, reveals that the best ‘chaat’ can be found in the capital’s Bengali market. Behind the shop they used for the movie, there used to be an avenue where he enjoyed chaat and paani puri. Anupam then reveals that Amitabh likes to have food like “it’s the most delicious food in the world”. Boman also adds that any time there was a food sequence during the shoot, Big B would have the food before the shoot.
The age of all the actors in real life is perfect for their characters in Uunchai. However, Anupam Kher revealed on the show that Boman Irani was initially not ready to be part of the film due to personal reasons.
To this, Boman confessed that he was in a different frame of mind at the time of the film’s casting, as he had lost relatives and his best friend during Covid. It was Anupam who then called him after speaking with Sooraj Barjatya. Anupam was very impressed with the story and then called Boman and told him to be part of the movie with a hook or a crook. Anupam revealed that he was aware of Boman’s mental state, but convinced him that missing this movie was like robbing a good movie.
Directed by Sooraj Barjatya, Uunchai also stars Danny Denzongpa, Parineeti Chopra and Sarika. The film revolves around the bond of friendship and how some friends decide to climb Mount Everest to fulfill the wish of their deceased friend.