Welcome Back, an upcoming Bollywood comedy drama movie and the sequel of 2007’s movie Welcome. As its prequel the movie is directed by Anees Bazmee & produced by Firoz A. Nadiadwala & F M Khan under the banners A. A. Nadiadwala, Swiss Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. & Base Industries Group. The new installment is featuring the same star cast Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar & Paresh Rawal except the leads Akshay Kumar & Katrina Kaif. This time the lead roles are playing by John Abraham & Shruti Haasan, along with them Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia & Ankita Srivastava are in supporting characters.
Initially the Sonakshi Sinha was signed opposite to John in the movie, but due to dates issues she was replaced by Asin Thottumkal. Later on due to dates clashes Asin opted out and Shruti Haasan was selected in place of her, who has now become queen of many hearts because of her beauty. Fans of Akshay Kumar are very disappointed with his absence in the movie but still it is featuring well known faces of Bollywood.
Earlier Welcome Back was scheduled to be released in December 2014, but due to some distribution issues delayed to May 2015. Then rumors were coming that it will release in July 2015, but now it has confirmed that the movie is releasing on 4th September 2015; distributed by Eros International.
Couple of days ago, Eros International released the first look of Welcome Back from its official Twitter handle and announced the date of its trailer release. The good news is, official trailer of the movie is releasing today at 7 pm on YouTube/ErosEntertainment & www.erosnow.com. As Welcome was a super hit movie of the year 2007, so Bollywood lovers are excitedly waiting to see the glimpse of its sequel. But they have to wait for more hours, trailer will come out at 7 pm IST.