For his 56th birthday surprise, Akshay Kumar delighted his fans by announcing the third installment of the beloved comedy film series, Welcome, and we couldn't have been more excited.
What makes it even more fantastic is the star-studded cast that was revealed in a captivating video. This incredible ensemble features Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Lara Dutta, Jacqueline Fernandez, Disha Patani, Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Arshad Warsi, Paresh Rawal, Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Krushna Abhishek, Kiku Sharda, Daler Mehndi, Mika Singh, Rahul Dev, Mukesh Tiwari, Sharib Hashmi, Inaamulhaq, Zakir Hussain, Yashpal Sharma, and Vrihi Kodvara. It's truly a star-studded extravaganza!
In a video that he shared on his birthday, Akshay Kumar expressed, "Today, I've given myself and all of you a birthday gift. If you enjoy it and want to show your appreciation, I'd like to say Welcome 3. Mark your calendars for Christmas - December 20, 2024. It's time for Welcome 3!"
Welcome To The Jungle, the movie, has been brought to life through the production efforts of Jyoti Deshpande and Firoz A Nadiadwala. Directed by Ahmed Khan, this highly anticipated film is set to grace the theatres on December 20, 2024.
The inaugural installment of Welcome was released in 2007, followed by the second installment, Welcome Back, in 2015. Both of these films were helmed by director Anees Bazmee.
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Twinkle Khanna’s wish for his husband
On his 56th birthday, Akshay Kumar received warm birthday wishes from several industry friends. To mark the occasion, Akshay's wife, the author Twinkle Khanna, donned her "Mrs. Funnybones" persona.
Twinkle shared a delightful Instagram post featuring two pictures that will surely resonate with fans of The Simpsons. The first image is a charming caricature of herself and Akshay Kumar, while the second is a cheerful selfie of the couple beaming at the camera.
Twinkle's birthday message for Akshay Kumar playfully stated, "Happy birthday, Mr. K! I love you more than Marge loves Homer." For those who are unfamiliar, Marge and Homer are the beloved animated couple from the iconic American sitcom, The Simpsons.
It's worth mentioning that Akshay Kumar started his day by visiting the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain. A video shared by the news agency ANI captures the moment when he sought the blessings of the divine, accompanied by his son Aarav and niece Naomika Saran. Indian cricketer Shekhar Dhawan also joined them on this spiritual journey.
Wishes from Friends from the Industry
To commemorate this occasion, Akshay Kumar's colleagues and friends in the industry took to their social media to share their heartfelt birthday messages. Actress Katrina Kaif was one of the first to express her birthday wishes on Instagram. Katrina, who has shared the screen with Akshay Kumar in several successful films, penned, "Happiest birthday to this incredible person Akshay Kumar," accompanied by a heart emoji. Their collaboration includes movies like Namastey London, Singh Is Kinng, De Dana Dan, Tees Maar Khan, and Sooryavanshi, among others.
Actress Kareena Kapoor also shared a touching message for her "favorite" Akshay Kumar. To mark the occasion, Kareena selected a throwback picture from the set of their film Kambakkht Ishq (2009). In her heartfelt message, she wrote, "Happy birthday favorite... (red heart emojis) Love you tons, always have a fabulous one." Over the years, the duo has entertained their fans with their chemistry in movies like Tashan, Aitraaz, Bewafaa, Ajnabee, and Good Newwz, among others.
Ajay Devgn, on Twitter, shared a picture of himself and Akshay Kumar from the sets of Sooryavanshi and crafted a birthday message that cleverly alluded to both their film and Akshay's upcoming survival thriller, Mission Raniganj. His message playfully stated, "Kabhi helicopter se latak ke, kabhi coal mine mein use... If you need rescue, contact Akshay Kumar... Wishing you success in all your missions this year brother. Happy Birthday!"
Suniel Shetty, Akshay Kumar's co-star from Hera Pheri, posted a cheerful photograph and conveyed his birthday wishes with the message, "Wishing you a tremendously Happy Birthday, Akki, Akshay Kumar. Have an outstanding day, my dear friend!!"
In the meantime, Akshay Kumar's most recent appearance was in OMG 2. The actor's upcoming project, Mission Raniganj, is scheduled to grace the theatres on October 6th, 2023.
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