Filmmaker Anees Bazmee’s comedy film “Welcome Back”, which is a sequel to the 2007 movie “Welcome” has collected almost Rs.15 crore since its release on Friday. Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar, Shiney Ahuja with family, Sonam Kapoor, Singers Mika Singh and Anu Malik,
Varun Dhawan and Ameesha Patel is seen here at the screening of “Welcome Back”. The ‘Desi Magic’ actress said that she loved the film and enjoyed it thoroughly. Also seen here are the Khans – Salim Khan, Helen and Sohail Khan. Sohail signed autographs for the kids collected there and also posed for pictures with them. Mohit Marwah and Sidharth Roy Kapur were also spotted at the screening.
The film, which features John Abraham, Shruti Haasan, Anil Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal and Dimple Kapadia, minted Rs.14.35 crore on its opening day, said a source from the production house.
“Welcome Back”, which did not have any other big films clashing at the box office, is expected to have a good week.
The sequel to the 2007 film is the comeback film for actor Shiney Ahuja, who faded into obscurity after he was accused of rape by his former domestic help and was last seen on the silver screen in 2012.
Shiney is seen essaying the “spoilt” son of Naseeruddin, who plays a blind don named Wanted Bhai in the film.