King Uncle

King Uncle, India, 05 February 1993

Ashok Bansal (Jackie Shroff) is a strict industrialist, inspired by the British 'stiff upper lip'. Ashok starts hating poor people & starts working hard to become rich. In the process of acquiring wealth, he neglects his family consisting of his younger brother Anil (Shahrukh Khan) and sister Suneeta (Nivedita Saraf). He gets Suneeta married to a man who turns out to be a golddigger although she is in love with Ashok's manager (Vivek Vaswani). Anil goes against his brother’s highhanded ways and marries Kavita (Nagma), opting to leave the house. Munna (Pooja Ruparel), an orphan arrives at the house & tries to thaw the icy strict Ashok. She creates havoc in Ashok’s home while he tries to get her taken back by the orphanage. When orphanage warden calls to take her back, he lets her go. Realizing that he misses her, he decides to adopt her and mend fences with his own family. He frees his sister from her abusive husband and brings her home.

  • Genre: Romantic
  • Runtime: 171 min.
  • Director: Rakesh Roshan

Story

King Uncle (Hindi: किंग अंकल, Urdu: کنْگ انْکل‎) is a Hindi movie which was directed by Rakesh Roshan and released in India in 1993. The film stars Jackie Shroff, Shahrukh Khan, Anu Agarwal, Paresh Rawal, Pooja Ruparel, Deven Verma and Nagma in pivotal roles. The movie was inspired from the 1982 English movie Annie that starred Aileen Marie Quinn and Albert Finney, which in turn is based upon the 1924 comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray.