Mumbai: Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif have impressed with their beautiful chemistry in several movies and ‘Welcome’ is one among them. Who will not remember the madcap directed by Anees Bazmee, which set the house rolling with laughter?
Anees Bazmee is ready with a sequel, but it would not be with lead pair Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. The sequel ‘Welcome 2’ will have ‘Shootout at Wadala’ star John Abraham and ‘Dabanng’ actress Sonakshi Sinha take center stage.
There were reports that Akshay Kumar would be a part of the sequel and it would have been interesting to watch Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha pairing again after their successful association in films like ‘Rowdy Rathore’, ‘OMG’. But John Abraham replaces Akshay Kumar in the sequel and will be romancing Sonakshi Sinha.
A source close to Feroz Nadiadwala, producer says, “We have finalized Sonakshi Sinha for Welcome 2, three days back.”
Mallika Sherawat’s role is to be reprised by Kainaat Arora who was seen in an item number, ‘Aila re’ in director Priyadarshan’s ‘Khatta – Meetha’
This is the first time John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha are being paired in a film, which will be interesting to see. Whether the magic what Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif have created would be there in this Jodi, we will have to wait and watch.