|Directed by||Abbas-Mustan |
|Produced by||Ramesh S. Taurani, Kumar S. Taurani |
|Story by||Shiraz Ahmed |
|Starring||Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye Khanna, Sameera Reddy, Johnny Lever |
|Music|| Pritam |
|Production company|| Tips Music Films |
|Distributed by|| UTV Motion Pictures |
|Release dates||21 March 2008 |
|Running time||155 minutes |
|Country|| India |
|Language|| Hindi |
|Budget||₹350 million (equivalent to ₹680 million or US $10 million in 2016) |
|Box office||₹1.06 billion (equivalent to ₹2.1 billion or US $31 million in 2016)|
Race is a 2008 Bollywood thriller film directed by Abbas-Mustan and produced under the Tips Films banner. Released on 21 March 2008 worldwide, it stars Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye Khanna, Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor and Sameera Reddy in pivotal roles. The film also stars Dilip Tahil and Johnny Lever for thriller and comedy sketches. It is the first installment of Race film series.
Set and mostly filmed in Durban and Dubai, Race explores themes of sibling rivalry, betrayal and passion. It became the fourth highest grossing Bollywood film of the year. Race was dubbed into Tamil as Panthayam and in Telugu as Race Telugu. The film's sequel Race 2 was released in 2013, and was also a success.