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King Uncle (1993)

Stern, strict and prestigious Ashok Bansal is an industrialist and the eldest in the Bansal family. He is a very strict man especially when it comes to his family, his younger brother, Anil... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Bansal
Anil Bansal
Shanti - Orphanage Principal
Karim, the butler
Dewan Sarar
Fenni's father
Coca Cola
Pradeep Mallik
Pooja Ruparel ...
Munna (orphan girl)


Stern, strict and prestigious Ashok Bansal is an industrialist and the eldest in the Bansal family. He is a very strict man especially when it comes to his family, his younger brother, Anil, and sister Sunita who must all follow his rules and regulations pattern. Fail to act proactively and abide by these rules Anil decides to run away from home with an orphan named Kavita and seeks employment in a garage. His sister who loves a peon named Kamal is forced to marry the alcoholic, cruel, abusive and womanizer Pradeep Malik. Soon a run-away orphan named Munna ended up in Ashok's house. Where she decides to mend his ways. Will she be successful in doing so? Written by gAvInDrA (brave_loverboy2004@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Drama | Family





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5 February 1993 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Влюбленный король  »

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One of Rakesh Roshan's most underrated movie
13 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

I consider King Uncle to be a very overlooked movie. At the time of it's release it didn't make much of an impact at the box office. It's a shame really because it's a very enjoyable, fun filled movie with Jackie Shroff on great form in the main lead.

Anu Agarwal and Nagma provide good support and this movie is also notable for having an early performance from Shah Rukh Khan, before he really hit it big time with Darr. There is a pretty decent supporting cast consisting of Deven Verma, Dilip Tahil amongst others. As the main villain, I found Paresh Rawal to be terrifying as a child. Off course now he's more known as a comedy actor, I wish he would go back to doing the odd serious role like this one once in a while.

That said the highlight of the movie is Pooja Ruparel as Munna. Her acting is just so natural. After DDLJ, she disappeared from movies but in the past couple of years it seems that she's making a comeback, which is great news. The songs, as per usual in a Rakesh Roshan production are absolutely top notch. All in all rewatching King Uncle makes me feel nostalgic about a very happy childhood.

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