Amitabh Bachchan recently hosted his Uunchai co-stars Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, and Neena Gupta on his quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati. During the special episode, he also made a special request to the audience and viewers, asking them to go to the theatres to see the film.
"Theatre jakar, ticket khareed kar picture dekhne ka jo maza hai vo kujh aur hi hota hai," he explained. Kripya karke jaiyega theatre mein, aajkal badi maramari chal ri hai, koi ja hi nahi raha hai theatre mein. Haad jodte hain hum aapke, ticket lekar jaiyega (going to the theatre and watching a movie after purchasing a ticket is a different joy. The situation is dire these days, and no one is going to the theatre. I join my hands and ask that you purchase tickets to see our film in theatres)."
Neena Gupta also mentioned that ticket prices have dropped from $300-400 to $150, and she asked Amitabh to inform the audience of this as well. As a result, he was
During the show, Neena also stated that she was impressed and motivated by Amitabh, who went on to shoot a scene in the sun despite being sick with a fever. "Naukri sahi rahe iske liye kya kya nahi karna padta (what all is required to keep a job safe)," he joked.
The Sooraj Barjatya-directed film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, and Danny Denzongpa as four friends in their twilight years on a trek to Mt Everest that turns out to be a personal, emotional, and spiritual journey as they battle their physical limitations and discover the true meaning of freedom. Neena Gupta plays Boman's wife, and Sarika plays Danny's sister.