As per a report in Bollywood Hungama, Suniel Shetty has joined the cast of Welcome to the Jungle. The other actors in the comic caper include Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi. Daler Mehndi, Mika Singh and Bobby Deol have also reportedly been roped in for the third film in the Welcome franchise. Shetty and Kumar will also be working together in Hera Pheri 3 along with Paresh Rawal.
A source close to the development said, “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,”
Ahmed Khan is likely to direct Welcome to the Jungle, which will release in Christmas 2024.