Kumar's Hindi film Welcome, which was directed by
Anees Bazmee, was a super-hit romantic comedy film in 2007. Now,
producer Vishnu Babu, who has reportedly bought its remake rights,
has planned to bring it to Telugu audience. According to reports,
actor Naga Chaitanya will play the lead role
in this movie.
Welcome is all about a criminal don Uday Shetty (Nana
Patekar), who is planning to get his Sanjana (Katrina Kaif)
married, but none wants to be associated with a crime family. How
he forces Dr Ghunghroo (Paresh Rawal) to marry his nephew Rajiv
(Akshay Kumar) with his sister will form the crux of the story. The
movie opened to mixed reviews, but was a big success at the Box
Now, reports suggest that Naga Chaitanya will reprise the role
of Akshay Kumar in the Telugu remake of the film Welcome.
Babu is said to play Nana Patekar's role, while Srihari essays Anil
Kapoor's role from the original. The producers of this movie are
currently looking for a top-league actress to reprise Katrina
However, reports claim that a well-known writer is working on
the script of the Telugu version of Welcome and the
characters will be altered to suit the taste of Telugu film
viewers. The movie is expected to start rolling from the next
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