While most actors want to get life size wax statue of themselves, John Abraham got a 30-feet tall statue of his created for the shoot of a song in Welcome Back. The movie, a sequel to the Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer Welcome (2007) also stars Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Shruti Haasan,. John will be seen in a tapori avatar in this one. The actor wore the tapori uniform (made famous by Aamir Khan in Rangeela) during the shooting of the song that also features the statue.
The song, will mark John’s entry in the film. The song was shot over seven days with around 700 junior artistes in Mumbai.
John says, “The statue is an important part of the song as it signifies my personality in the film which is of a tapori.”