Anees Bazmee’s film Welcome (2007) went on to become the masala movie blockbuster of the year,which entertained hundreds and thousands of cinema audiences on a phenomenal international scale. Since reaping great success with this film, the good news is that Anees Bazmee will be making a sequel to be titled Welcome Back, slated to release mid next year! However, alongside the great news about Welcome Back being made we have some further exciting news to share with you!
Actress Shruti Hassan, who recently came into the limelight after her performances in D-Day and Ramaiya Vastavaiya, is believed to have successfully bagged the lead actress role in this film! This will be the first time the young female star will be seen paired opposite John Abraham on celluloid, and will in fact be seen sharing screen space with veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Anil Kapoor too.
There were of course much speculations made about which lead actress would be chosen for Welcome Back, in which both Asin and Shraddha Kapoor were apparently in the pipeline. However, director Anees Bazmee is believed to have been so impressed with Shruti Hassan’s work of late that she was ultimately finalised to be a part of the comic film.
We are pleased to hear the great news and hope Shruti does justice to her role! Watch out for more inside information on Welcome Back right here!