Welcome grosses Rs 1.21 billion worldwide

MUMBAI: The Indian Film Company’s new release Welcome, produced by Firoz A. Nadiadwala and marketed, distributed by Studio 18 has become the highest grossing Hindi comedy film of all times, across the world.

In just 21 days of its release, Welcome has grossed Rs 1 billion (Rs 100 crores) in India and Rs 210 million (Rs 21 crores) internationally (UK/Ireland, USA/Canada, UAE, Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific).

Welcome is also the highest grossing Hindi film worldwide for a film released in December and the highest grossing film for producer Nadiadwala, director Anees Bazmee, and actors Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Feroz Khan, Paresh Rawal, Katrina Kaif and Malika Sherawat.