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."
Check out Anil Kapoor's tweet here:
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! It's amazing how some stories & characters just live on even years later... pic.twitter.com/1ccinArbNG— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) December 21, 2022
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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Thanks for giving #Welcome & Majnu Bhai so much love! @BazmeeAnees#NanaPathekar@akshaykumar#katrinakaif@SirPareshRawal@mallikasherawat#FirozNadiadwala— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) December 21, 2022
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."
Majnu Bhai's art has travelled far and wide @BazmeeAnees! This is literally priceless! pic.twitter.com/vI04OG5pAZ— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) May 31, 2019
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.