"Kipling's story The Man who would be King"

Rudyard Kipling's short story The Man Who Would Be King told of two British adventurers in India, Peachey and Dravot, who became kings of a remote region of the Hindukush (part of Afghanistan). John Huston directed a film adaptation in 1975, starring Sean Connery as Dravot and Michael Caine as Peachey.