|Directed by||Abbas-Mustan |
|Produced by||Ramesh S. Taurani |
|Story by||Shiraz Ahmed |
|Star Cast|| Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, |
Jacqueline Fernandez, Ameesha Patel, Aditya Pancholi
|Production company||Tips Films |
|Distributed by||UTV Motion Pictures |
|Release dates||25 January 2013 |
|Running time|| 145 minutes |
|Budget||₹60 crore (US $8.9 million) |
|Box office||₹162 crore (US $24 million)|
Race 2 is a Bollywood action thriller film directed by Abbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla and produced under the Tips Music Films banner. It is the sequel to the 2008 film, Race and the second installment of Race film series. It stars an ensemble cast that includes Anil Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan reprising their roles as Robert D'Costa and Ranvir Singh respectively, while Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ameesha Patel are new additions to the cast. Aditya Pancholi is featured as an antagonist in a guest appearance. Bipasha Basu reprised her role of Sonia Martin in a special appearance. Ameesha Patel replaced Sameera Reddy who was assistant to Anil Kapoor in 1st installment.
Made on a budget of ₹600 million (US $8.9 million), Race 2 was released on 25 January 2013 and opened to mixed reviews from critics and highly positive response at the box office, earning ₹1.62 billion (US $24 million) worldwide. The film was the first one to enter the domestic and worldwide; Bollywood's 100 Crore Club in 2013. According to Box Office India, it was a Hit worldwide.