Suniel Shetty joins Akshay Kumar in Welcome 3, film's release date announced

After the success of  Welcome (2007) and Welcome Back(2015), the much-awaited sequel Welcome 3 is finally happening. Following the recent confirmation of Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Sanjay Dutt, and Arshad Warsi joining the cast, another superstar is all set to enter the team. Suniel Shetty would be seen in the upcoming sequel.

One of the sources recently revealed, "Suniel Shetty shares a close bond with Firoz Nadiadwala and Akshay Kumar and when the opportunity to be a part of Welcome came his way, he was instantly on board. He is all excited to play a role that has not been explored before in the franchise. It’s a comic role, but in a new light with a new character shade". The source further confirmed that it would be a new character that Suniel will portray, the source added, "It’s a new character that he will be playing and has nothing to do with Yeda Anna or Shyam from Awara Pagal Deewana and Hera Pheri".

Alongside the news of the new addition, makers have also locked the date of the release for the film.The film is all set to release on Christmas, 25th December 2024. 

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