Updated: October 5, 2021 5:38:04 pm
Bollywood comedy film, Welcome, may have been released in 2007 but its popularity, especially surrounding the iconic ‘Majnu Bhai ki painting’, has refused to die down. Time and again it keeps getting mentioned and new interest is generated among desi fans and Bollywood stars alike. Recently, a fan came across a version of the famous painting, which has, however, left netizens divided.
A Twitter user Anchal (@ohbatra) recently shared a photo of herself standing in front of a vibrant painting drawing comparison to the one seen in the Anees Bazmee film painted by Sagar, aka Majnu Bhai played by Anil Kapoor. “Can’t believe I found majnu bhai ki painting today,” the Delhi-based woman wrote.
For the uninitiated, the artwork referred to here is of a donkey painted standing atop a horse.
Asked where she found the real-life closer version of the famous painting, the woman added it was spotted by the India Habitat Centre’s Art Gallery.
Can’t believe I found majnu bhai ki painting today. pic.twitter.com/boi3YdfgKr
— अंचल🌋 (@ohbatra) October 2, 2021
Although not many Twitter users agreed that it matched with the painting from the film, it did garner a lot of attention on the microblogging site. Many came up with jokes and memes, reminiscing how the famous fictional artwork never seizes to find its way through iconic moments.
From appearing in a morphed photo of cricketers with Queen of England to Anil Kapoor meeting Prime Minister Modi, somehow the popularity of the famous photo refuses to die down, and it keeps going viral.
Here’s how netizens reacted to the woman’s claim that the painting was identical to the one in the film:
You need to watch that movie again 😂😂 https://t.co/ynLhWI3FPl
— Deepankar Trivedi (@deepwithtwoEs) October 3, 2021
That looks like MF Hussain if I m not wrong https://t.co/QuhHZxq6NJ
— By God, Dil Garden Garden Ho Gaya! (@realmesam) October 3, 2021
— Rahul ‘Set’ Arora (@arorarahul32) October 4, 2021
Neverrrr Everrrrrr compare that shit with this😂 pic.twitter.com/bIgbgHytmg
— Vision👁️ (@iiTzVision) October 3, 2021
Painting should be an NFT 😛
— Sahil (@sahilypatel) October 2, 2021
y h asli wo to kisi ne nakal ki h 😑 pic.twitter.com/B1kKouDj0k
— M. Jiraiya (@masterjiiraiya) October 2, 2021
The whole universe was conspiring for you to discover it ! Lol
— kaustubh (@kauschiku) October 2, 2021
— Ashish Jain (@In_Sane_Saint) October 2, 2021
Majnu bhai pic.twitter.com/heeRdIYyHE
— Shaan (@Falana_dikana) October 2, 2021
— smart (@smart94962010) October 2, 2021