Box-office: Opening day collection of ‘Welcome Back’

Opened with negative reviews, Anees Bazmee’s comic caper ‘Welcome Back’ managed to make a promising number of Rs. 15.50 crores at the box office, settled in the second slot after Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’.

Starring Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and John Abraham and Shruti Hassan in the pivotal roles, ‘Welcome Back’ has made a awesome opening day box-office collection which is above expectation. Sequel to the blockbuster ‘Welcome’, ‘Welcome Back’ has done extremely good business at single screens and a decent business at multiplexes.

The film has beaten Varun Dhawan’s ‘ABCD 2’ opening day collection and also beat Akshay Kumar’s ‘Brothers’ opening day collections of Rs. 15.20 crores.

The film revolves around two brothers Uday Bhai and Manju Bhai have left the underworld, and have started their own business ventures. They are on a lookout for a spouse to marry their sister Ranjana (Shruti Haasan), who accidentally falls in love with a gangster, Ajju Bhai (John Abraham). The film revolves around the lives of these gangsters and their sister's blooming romance with Ajju.

The film is loaded with high dose of entertainment and laughter. The numbers are expected to increase on Saturday and Sunday.