Mumbai: The team of Welcome is Back as the film is scheduled to release December,19th 2014.Producer Firoz A Nadiadwala recently announced Welcome Back,the sequel of his 2007 blockbuster ,with an all-new starcast including John Abraham,Shruti Haasan,Nana Patekar,Anil Kapoor ,Paresh Rawal,Naseeruddin Shah,Dimple Kapadia,Shiney Ahuja and Ankita Srivastava.
Helmed by director Anees Bazmee ,who also directed the first installment of the franchise,the out-and-out entertainer promises to have audiences laughing off their seats with signature dialogues,great performances,some never-seen-before locales and an amusing narrative that will have you hooked on.
Confirming the news, producer Firoz A Nadiadwala says, “Welcome had released during Christmas in 2007 and the family audience made it a huge success and we are making every effort to make Welcome Back a successful film as well. The characters from the film like Majnu and Uday and their dialogues are still fresh in everyone’s mind and the sequel will be bigger and better than the prequel.”
Says the newest lead addition of the starcast, John Abraham, ” I’m really excited to be part of this franchise and to be working alongside talented actors like Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Paresh Rawal .”
Talking about reprising his role as Majnu bhai says Anil Kapoor, ” I enjoyed playing Majnu Bhai in Welcome because of its madness and fun, and the audience loved it too. I hope and pray that the audience enjoys Majnu Bhai even more this time “.
Director Anees Bazmee says, “Releasing the film on 19th makes sense as it is a Christmas week, which will guarantee maximum audience.It is a film that will have you laughing through the holidays.”
Produced by Firoz A Nadiadwala,Welcome Back directed by Anees Bazmee is scheduled to release 19th December 2014.