Rajshri Productions (P) LTD in association with Mahaveer Jain Films and Boundless Media presents Uunchai. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta, Sarika, Danny Denzongpa, Parineeti Chopra and Nafisa Ali among others, Uunchai is written and directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya and produced by Rajshri Productions (P) LTD, Mahaveer Jain and Natasha Malpani Oswal. Uunchai is Rajshri Productions (P) Ltd.’s 60th film production and director Sooraj R. Barjatya’s 7th directorial venture.
The storyline of Uunchai is inspirational and is about how we can challenge ourselves, change the impossible into possible, never mind our age. It is a story of inspiration, where there is no age limit to do what we like… whether it is to learn a new language, a new gadget, or climb to the Everest base camp!
ABOUT RAJSHRI PRODUCTIONS
Since its inception in 1947, Rajshri Productions has been an integral part of the Indian Film Industry. From launching young talent to working with superstars, Rajshri Productions is one of the pioneers for new formats for film projection, production and distribution. Rajshri has enjoyed a special place in the hearts of Indian audiences for six decades by exploring new avenues and laying the groundwork in the entertainment industry while being rooted in the philosophies of promoting good and wholesome cinema, music and TV serials. Rajshri has always supported new talent and has been a launching pad for many famous actors, directors, music directors, singers, producers and cinematographers.
In 2019, keeping in sync with the digital age, Rajshri started its digital fiction wing that will be producing quality content for the OTT market, venturing via Web Films and Web Series. The current venture is Uunchai, Rajshri Productions’ 60th Film production that has been extensively shot in Nepal, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Mumbai.
SOORAJ BARJATYA – DIRECTOR
In 1989, Rajshri family’s third generation made history. Under the direction of Shri Sooraj R Barjatya, Rajshri became the trendsetter for a whole generation with films like ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ – a simple teenage romance – which was the biggest hit of the year and went on to win six Filmfare awards; ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!’ – a film that managed to rewrite history by being the highest grossing film of all time in Indian cinema and started the trend of glamorous musicals in India. ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’, still considered the quintessential family film across all the generations, it was one of the biggest star cast ensembles of its time. ‘Vivah’ is lauded for being one of the simplest and yet most profound romances till date.
‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ marked the return of superstar Salman Khan’s most beloved character – Prem and holds the record of being in the top five bracket of opening day collections. Along with being a super successful filmmaker, Shri Sooraj R. Barjatya is known for being one of the finest producers. His being a writer, director and producer himself, amplifies the importance of him helming a film.
PRODUCER – MAHAVEER JAIN
Two times National Award winner Mahaveer Jain is presently jointly producing the following films apart from Uunchai with Rajshri Productions –
• RamSetu with Akshay Kumar
• Good Luck Jerry with Aanand L Rai, Starring Jahnavi Kapoor
• A special feature ‘Mann Bairagi’ along with Sanjay Leela Bhansali
• Biopic of Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand with Aanand L Rai
• A film based on the life of Comedy King Kapil Sharma with Fukrey director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba
PRODUCER – NATASHA MALPANI OSWAL
Natasha Malpani Oswal is the founder of Boundless Media, a creative house that makes shows and films for a new India. Natasha holds an MBA from Stanford, and Masters degrees from Oxford and Cambridge. Natasha is also the author of two popular poetry books- Boundless and Reinvention, that encourage a young India to find its own voice and identity. She previously ran Dice Media, and was an Investment Director at a $1 billion impact investing fund in London.