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Welcome (2007)

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


Anees Bazmee


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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?


The scene where Supriya Karnik hangs on the car bonnet was shot by herself. See more »


In his first scene, Uday has no red holy mark on his forehead, but when he sees himself in mirror, he has one. See more »


Rajiv Saini: Son, This rocket isn't straight, It could enter anywhere, Let it fly straight,
Kid at party: Uncle, It's my rocket, If I will fly it curve shape, then it will fly straight.
Rajiv Saini: Look, If you will keep it straight, It will go straight,
[the rocket after launched straight bends downward and ends up burning a building]
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Crazy Credits

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

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 »


Followed by Welcome Back (2015) See more »


Tera Sarafa
Written by Anjaan Sagri
Composed by Anand Raj Anand
Performed by Anand Raj Anand and Shweta Pandit
Courtesy of Junglee Music
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Depends on how you look at it...
18 July 2008 | by angelshalzSee all my reviews

What can I say about "Welcome!" ( I added the exclamation mark at the end because it fit so well) other than the fact that it rocked my socks off. It was hilarious, and yes, silly hilarious. Yet I know that it would not have been so entertaining if it weren't for the brilliant actors (Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar were amazing) and pretty good songs. Anyways, it would take a lot of talent to explain the plot to anyone because it's one of those chaotic slapstick comedies that you just have to check out for yourself, and only watch once. But in a nutshell, it is about this really decent man (Paresh Rawal tearing it up as the timid doctor) that would like his decent nephew, Rajiv (Akshay Kumar) to get married. Now comes in the hot Katrina Keif (who cares what her name was?) who, after a medley of hilarious situations, falls in love with Rajiv. There's only one problem with this, her brothers are big shots in the underworld…and are not very modest. "Welcome" is welcoming if you allow yourself to be invited. Don't go watching it with expectations that it will be the cleverest and most sophisticated movie you will see…and when it's not, don't restrict yourself from laughing away to glory

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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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Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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