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Welcome (2007)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 21 December 2007 (USA)
1:19 | Trailer
A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.


Anees Bazmee


Anees Bazmee (dialogue), Anees Bazmee (screenplay) | 8 more credits »
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshay Kumar ... Rajiv Saini
Katrina Kaif ... Sanjana S. Shetty
Nana Patekar ... Uday Shankar Shetty
Anil Kapoor ... Sagar 'Majnu' Pandey
Paresh Rawal ... Dr. Dayal Ghungroo
Supriya Karnik ... Payal Ghungroo
Feroz Khan ... Ranvir 'RDX' Dhanraj Xaja
Mallika Sherawat ... Ishika / Isha
Sanjay Mishra ... Pandit Manilal Shastri (as Mishra Mahesh)
Sherveer Vakil ... Lucky Xaka
Asrani ... Akhilendra Chandel
Paresh Ganatra ... Municipal officer Purushottam
Adi Irani ... Advocate Harkesh Sahni
Mushtaq Khan ... Balu
Malaika Arora ... Dancer in the song 'Hoth Rashiley'


After the passing away of his dark-skinned wife, from who they sired Uday, Dubai-based criminal don, Shankar Shetty re-married a fair-skinned woman, who gave birth to fair-skinned Sanjana. After the couple's passing, Uday takes over in his dad's footsteps, and takes it upon himself to try and get Sanjana married - in vain, as no one wants to be associated with a crime family. Then Uday's associate, Sagar Pandey, aspiring live-action painter, who had loved Iravati, got beat-up by her brothers, and was re-named Majnu, assists in finding a young man, Rajiv, who lives with his maternal uncle, Dr. Ghunghroo and aunt, and through extortion compels Ghunghroo to accept this alliance. But Ghunghroo, at the very first opportunity, gets Rajiv to fall in love with another young woman in Sun City, South Africa. When the time comes to get Rajiv formally engaged to this woman, he finds out that Sanjana and she are the very same woman. With no escape from this predicament, the wedding is planned, ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Comedy | Romance


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Did You Know?


Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif would again work together in "Singh Is Kinng" (2008) also directed by Anees Bazmee. Both these films were critical and commercial successes. See more »


On the first scene of movie, patient cast is same as RDX's son, how can RDX son would have such low standard treatment and situation. See more »


Uday Shankar Shetty: I have written a fantastic dialogue,
Rajiv Saini: Please tell me!
Uday Shankar Shetty: Not a single potatoes sold out out till this morning! Nor a half onion!
Rajiv Saini: Till morning, not a single potatoes sold out, nor sold out a onion!
Uday Shankar Shetty: Half! half onion!
Rajiv Saini: Yeah! half! half onion! In which line you are in now?
Uday Shankar Shetty: It's film line!
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Alternate Versions

There are two versions of the title credits of the film. The main version credits Feroz Khan in the beginning of the credits, whereas an alternate version credits Anil Kapoor instead. See more »


References The Mask (1994) See more »


Hoth Rasiley
Written by Ibrahim Ashq
Composed by Anand Raj Anand
Performed by Shankar Mahadevan, Anand Raj Anand and Shreya Ghoshal
Courtesy of Junglee Music
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I want to go back in that time.
6 June 2019 | by amitwb-31821See all my reviews

What a time 2007 was!

& right we are lacking for a good comedy movie...

& yes Majnu bhai's painting is still famous in market.

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Release Date:

21 December 2007 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates See more »


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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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