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scored a box office hat trick for his earlier three releases of
2007, Akshay Kumar triumphs once again on the silver screen with
the release of Welcome.
latest release is a rollercoaster journey paying homage to the classic
formula of Bollywood movie 'masala' magic. The film opened on 21
December 2007 in the UK cinemas.
Kumar stars in the latest comedy, Welcome
a mega 2007 release from distributor Studio18, Welcome boasts lavish
locales, chartbusting music and major star power, headed by Bollywood's
very best, Akshay Kumar, all making for the biggest knockabout comic
caper of 2007.
has been the year of the Kumar. As a celluloid superstar, Akshay
Kumar has topped the UK box office with consecutive successes like
Namastey London, Heyy Babyy and Bhool Bhulaiyaa.
a spectacular finale to what has been a victorious year for Bollywood,
Welcome combines all the classic ingredients of the basic Bollywood
formula, to ensure that it makes for a fitting climax for the end
is one of Bollywood's most respected actors.
by Firoz Nadiawala (of the Phir Hera Pheri fame) and directed by
Anees Bazmee (of No Entry fame), Akshay Kumar is supported by an
impressive list of fellow industry A-listers, in a role that sees
him warm the hearts of Bollywood fans and critics once more.
Kumar plays handsome bachelor, Rajiv, who falls for Sanjana (played
by Akshay's lucky lead lady from Namastey London, Katrina Kaif)
on a cruise trip, unaware that he is soon to become embroiled with
his sweetheart's troupe of sibling comic mobsters.
about the imminent release of Welcome, Akshay comments, "I
am extremely excited about the release of my new film. I really
wanted to get involved in a film project that goes back to the true
essence of the Bollywood 'masala' movie, and Welcome is exactly
glad that I'm ending 2007 on a high with Welcome, my highest
says Akshay Kumar
continued, "There is something in it for everyone; it is high
on entertainment and feel good factor.
Welcome was such a pleasurable experience, and that will certainly
come across to audiences who see this movie. Welcome is a befitting
climax to 2007 and is the perfect film for the festive season."
a historic opening, the Indian Films-Studio 18 mega release, has
outstripped competition with other Bollywood releases this month
and emerged a winner at the UK box office creating a new record
for the superstar.
UK preview screenings and opening weekend grossed an amazing £370,000
from 40 screens by entring the UK top ten charts at number 8.
Akshay Kumar of breaking his record, "Three previous hits and
now Welcome creating records, 2007 has been a year of box-office fortune!
I'm glad that I'm ending 2007 on a high with Welcome, my highest UK