Race 2 is a 2013 Indian 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 of Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Ameesha Patel in the lead roles while Aditya Pancholi and Rajesh Khattar are featured in supporting roles and Bipasha Basu is featured in a special appearance. Khan, Kapoor and Basu reprised their roles from the previous film. Made on a budget of ₹940 million (US$13 million), Race 2 was released on 25 January 2013 and opened to mixed reviews from critics and positive response at the box office, earning ₹1. 62 billion (US$23 million) worldwide. According to Box Office India, it was declared a semi-hit.