Of Majnu Bhai And Paintbrushes: Anil Kapoor's ROFL Tweet On 15 Years Of Welcome

"It's amazing how some stories and characters just live on even years later," tweeted Anil Kapoor

Of Majnu Bhai And Paintbrushes: Anil Kapoor's ROFL Tweet On 15 Years Of Welcome

Anil Kapoor and Akshay Kumar in Welcome. (courtesy: AnilKapoor)

New Delhi:

As Anees Bazmee's Welcome clocked 15 years on Wednesday, Anil Kapoor shared a special tweet. The 65-year old actor referring to his iconic character Majnu Bhai from the 2007 film, wrote about picking up a paintbrush for the first time and the "rest is history." In Welcome, Anil Kapoor played the role of a gangster named Majnu Bhai, who also aspires to be a painter. However, his artworks tells a different story altogether (IYKYK). Anil Kapoor's tweet read: "15 years ago Majnu bhai picked up the paintbrush and the rest is history! Welcome was, is and always will be one of my most cherished films for the sheer joy it has brought people."

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In a separate tweet, Anil Kapoor thanked the film's cast and its makers. The actor tweeted: "Thanks for giving Welcome and Majnu Bhai so much love." He also acknowledged Anees Bazmee, Nana Pathekar, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Paresh Rawal, Mallika Sherawat and Firoz Nadiadwala in his tweet.

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Anil Kapoor loves to share posts about his Welcome character Majnu Bhai every now and then. Remember this 2019 tweet that the actor captioned: "Majnu Bhai's art has travelled far and wide Anees Bazmee. This is literally priceless."

In terms of work, Anil Kapoor was last seen in JugJugg Jeeyo. He co-starred with Neetu Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani and Prajakta Koli in the Raj Mehta directorial. His upcoming films include Fighter with Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, Animal with Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna.