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December 21, 2007
2hr 38min
Status: released

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Welcome Movie Details:

Movie NameWelcome
Country India
Language Hindi
Release Date21 December 2007
Running Time2hr 38min
CastAnil Kapoor
Nana Patekar
Akshay Kumar
Katrina Kaif
Paresh Rawal
Feroz Khan
Mallika Sherawat
Directed by Anees Bazmee
Written byAnees Bazmee
Rajiv Kaul
Praful Parekh
Produced byFiroz Nadiadwala
Narrated byOm Puri
Cinematography by Sanjay F. Gupta
Edited by Ashfaque Makrani
Music bySongs:
Anand Raj Anand
Himesh Reshammiya
Background Score:
Production CompanyBase Industries Group
Distributor UTV Motion Pictures
Indian Films
Budget₹32 crore
Box Office Collection₹117.91 crore

Welcome Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Anil Kapoor as Sagar Pandey “Majnu Bhai” Uday’s best friend, a gangster and an artist
  • Nana Patekar as Don Uday Shetty Bhai, Sanjana’s brother, Majnu’s best friend, a gangster who wants to become an actor
  • Akshay Kumar as Rajiv Saini, Dayal’s nephew, Sanjana’s love interest.
  • Paresh Rawal as Dr. Dayal Ghungroo, Rajiv’s uncle, Payal’s husband.
  • Katrina Kaif as Sanjana Shetty, Uday’s sister, Rajiv’s love interest.
  • Feroz Khan as Ranvir Dhanraj Xaka “RDX”, an Italy based gangster, Lucky’s father, Uday and Majnu’s boss
  • Mallika Sherawat as Ishika Kanojia, Payal’s sister, Rajiv’s best friend, Uday and Majnu’s love interest
  • Supriya Karnik as Niharika “Payal” Ghungroo, Rajiv’s aunt, Dayal’s wife, Ishika’s elder sister
  • Shereveer Vakil as Lucky Xaka: RDX’s son.
  • Asrani as Akhilendra Chandel
  • Charlie as Nandan Singh
  • Snehal Dabi as Kakhil
  • Paresh Ganatra as Purushottam Bhan (Pappu), Municipal Officer
  • Sharad Sankla as Aadesh Mehta, Municipal Officer
  • Adi Irani as Harkesh Sahni, Advocate
  • Mushtaq Khan as Balwish Dey alias Ballu
  • Sanjay Mishra as Pandit Manilal Shastri
  • Om Puri as Narrator
  • Vijay Raaz as Dhanesh Varman
  • Ranjeet as Rakesh Kapoor
  • Suniel Shetty as himself
  • Malaika Arora in item number song “Honth Rasiley”


A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.

About Welcome Movie:

  • Welcome marked the last screen appearance of Feroz Khan who died in 2009.
  • Budgeted at ₹320 million (US$4.0 million) which includes making and marketing costs, Welcome was distributed by UTV Motion Pictures.
  • It was theatrically released worldwide on 21 December 2007, coinciding with the Christmas festival. The film received mostly mixed to positive reviews from critics leading to stiff competition with Aamir Khan’s Taare Zameen Par. Nevertheless, Welcome was a major commercial success and went on to become the second highest grossing hindi film of the year with global revenues of ₹1.22 billion (US$15 million).
  • The film is the first installment of the Welcome series and spawned a sequel, Welcome Back in 2015 that also became a commercial success.
  • According to The Hindu, the film’s climax scene is a rip-off from the 1990 Tamil film Michael Madana Kama Rajan.