'Welcome Back' Official Poster
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Director Anees Bazmee's Bollywood movie "Welcome Back" starring John Abraham and Shruti Haasan in the lead roles, has garnered mixed reviews from audience across the globe.

"Welcome Back" is an action comedy film directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Firoz Nadiadwala. The film is the sequel to the 2007 blockbuster film "Welcome" starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. John Abraham and Shruti Hassan have replaced the lead pair in the sequel, while Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor and Paresh Rawal continued to play their roles.

Having said good bye to their underworld activities, Uday Shetty and his brother Manju have set up their own business in Dubai. They are in search of a suitable bride for their sister Ranjana (Shruti Haasan), but she falls in love with a gangster Ajju Bhai (John Abraham). What happens next will form the crux of the film.

After watching "Welcome Back" some viewers took to their Twitter pages to share their verdict on the film. They say that the movie does not have an interesting and fresh story. The first half is entertaining, but the second half is boring and forces the film goers to walk out of the theatres.

The audience say Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia and others have done justice to their roles. But they do not seem to be impressed with the performance of John Abraham, Shruti Haasan and Shiney Ahuja. Many of the viewers blame Anees Bazmee for the failure of the movie.

Here is the live update of "Welcome Back" movie review by audience:

Fatima (Raftie F) ?@FMM_AD

ENJOYED #WelcomeBack!!!???????? I've been laughing throughout the movie!???? & the cemetery scene !???????? it actually cracked me up!!! ??????

Moses Navgire ‏@MosesNavgire

#WelcomeBack delivers mad slapstick entertainment. Fun to see Nana, Anil, Paresh, Naseer, Dimple do comedy after long. One liners are mad!

Srabanti Chakrabarti ‏@srabantic

#WelcomeBack brought a large smile in my face. Mind blowing hilarious dialogues, full paisa vasool.

PictureBaba ‏@PictureBaba

#WelcomeBack is a quirky funny ride, story doesn't have any freshness but you can get some good laugh and a little bit of action.

RíĶíղ ‏@MumbaiEnjoy

#Welcomeback Not Upto Mark , 1st Half Was Fun , 2nd Half Was Not at all Worth ... Sorry just 2 Stars For This Movie

Pankaj Sabnani ‏@pankajsabnani

So #WelcomeBack wasn't as bad as I expected it to be. And it has some great pun-liners. :d

Rhea Srivastava ‏@VirtualRheality

Socho second half itna boring hai ki mere paas tweet bhi nahin hai. #WelcomeBack

Salilacharya ‏@Salilacharya

At times an assault on the senses , and at times well timed jokes and well dentigh stupidly funny #welcomeback Mostly when #john , #shruti and the new girl .. I dnt even care wat her name is .. When they come on screen .. I feel like running away .. Bachaooo #welcomeback But of course when #anilkapoor , #nanapatekar and #pareshrawal come its like ointment in the wounds #welcomeback Is it funny well yes and no , entertaining , yes and no .. Worth watching well yes and no ... 2.5 stars for #welcomeback And #akshaykumar was sorely missed in #welcomeback Though there is a flash of him in it Remove the girls and make it again #welcomeback And i feel so sad seeing #shineyahuja reduced to this #pity #welcomeback .. also #johnabraham ur a superbody bazooka just dnt EVER DANCE

Bae-Gum ‏@LeftOverWoman

Thank You Lord for I don't have to review and rate this lame movie. #WelcomeBack Just a tip for Anees Bazmee that when he decides to use stock photos in a film at least make sure they look slightly real. I hope all the cast dies in the end of the movie so that they drop the idea of making a third movie #WelcomeBack

Kamaal R Khan-KRK ?@kamaalrkhan

It's interval n believe me #WelcomeBack is very good film till here. Hope 2nd half will be superb also. What a great chutiyapa 2nd half of #WelcomeBack! How can a director waste 100Cr on such a crap film. I give 1.5*. More details in my review.

Why So Serious! ‏@surrealzakir

Scene 1 nunchi maintain chestunnadu tempo.... Intha consistency aa!!!! Oh my Sajid Khan Oh swary Aneez bazmi. #Welcomeback _/_ #Walkout #WelcomeBack Bafoonery is not considered as Comedy. Thank u.

AlwaysBollywood ?@AlwaysBollywood

#WelcomeBack review : ***1/2 (3 and half stars) : Again the same Majnu Bhai & Shetty Anna's jugalbandi keep you entertained till the end..

Bajirao Mastani ?@itsbajirao

Just Watched Welcome Back Hats Off To The Makers Rating- 3/5 Stars. A Must Watch Movie #WelcomeBack

iambiggboss ?@iambiggboss

#WelcomeBack just finished watching welcome back all alone as no one in dubai vox cinemas flop movie

Shiva Satyam ?@AsliShiva

#WelcomeBack is only waste of time & money no story no comedy nothing.It is going to flop at the box office i will give 1.5*.

Prakash Khetpal ‏@pkverdicts

#‎WelcomeBack‬ – Well Entangled Formulae succeeds to entertain. Welcome Back to the crazy ride yet again where Anees Bazmee succeeds with his formulae to entertain you in bits and pieces. Before you sulk in your seat he succeeds to pulls you out laughing out loud with his brilliant characters Uday Shetty and Majnu Bhai who are the two pillars of entertainment in the Welcome Back.

Awais Ali ‏@MRplanner1

#WelcomeBack is gud muvie specially Nana patekar and Anil kapoor they did awsme wrk what a great dose of laughter it was

Bollywood AM ‏@BollywoodAM

#welcomeback seniors @AnilKapoor @nanapatekar1951 @SirPareshRawal steal the show with few genuine laugh but 2nd half tedious wit poor climax #welcomeback suffers from over-the-top forced humor, terrible music @TheJohnAbraham tries hard @shrutihaasan fails @shineyahujaa forgetable

Anand Gangadharan ‏@anandgang

#WelcomeBack climax makes #Lingaa climax look like a Brian de Palma classic. One of worst movies in recent times

Naresh bijarnia ‏@naresh4098

#WelcomeBack: The first half is as stiff and monotonic as @TheJohnAbraham's character, hope the second half brings in some 2007 magic.

Rummana Ahmed ‏@reachrummana

#WelcomeBack Interval: It's been a fun watch so far, hope the second half is good too

Dhriti sharma ‏@dret2014

#welcomeback Nana Patekar's double role is a treat! Whistles and claps is the response #welcomeback Dubai sizzles! Movie is shot in scintillating locales #welcomeback The hunk John Abraham is back with his punches and rugged avatar

BollywoodJournalist ‏@BollyJourno

If versatility had a face, it would undoubtedly be of @AnilKapoor! Stylish & Flamboyant!! He and Nana Patekar are the soul of #WelcomeBack!

BollywoodLight ‏@bollywoodlight

After No Entry, Welcome, No Problem @AnilKapoor full form in #WelcomeBack. His comic timing is outstanding. Screen presence of @AnilKapoor in #WelcomeBack are enough for ur paisa vasool entertainment. Watch movie for Anil Kapoor aka Majnu Bhai..

Roshan Rabari ‏@RoshanRabari

it is interval..just one word Majnu Bhai @AnilKapoor..u r the best #welcomeback