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Box office collection : Race 2 collects 13.5 crore on its first (opening) day

Mumbai, Jan 26 (): Race 2 has made a good start on its opening day collecting about 13.50 crore approximately. This decent first day collection is the 8th highest of all time.

Directed by Abbas-Mustan, Race 2 is a multi-starrer, pure masala film and big-budget movie. The movie was released worldwide with much hype on January 25. The film received mixed and negative reviews from most of the critics but still the film is rocketing ahead at box office on day one. All across India, the film is received well, with each centre receiving very good collections.

Makers of ‘Race 2’ choose this day for their release, as they wanted to use the three-day long weekend – Eid on January 25 , Republic Day on January 26 and Sunday on January 27.

The film will have a jump in business today as it is a holiday for Republic Day which promises it a huge weekend. Trade experts predict 45 crore weekend looks almost certain if the film jumps 30-40 % on Saturday; there are also possibilities of it even going towards 50 crore mark which may be very tough for the film attain but possible as such big holidays have given huge collections over the last year or so.

This fabulous opening is the biggest ever for all the actors in the film from Saif Ali Khan to John Abraham to Deepika Padukone.

“Race 2″ opened very well with full packed houses in Delhi, UP, East Punjab, Gujarat and NCR. In other areas, the opening was decent.

“Race 2” has top-class actors such as Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Anil Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandes. Bipasha Basu does the cameo role in the movie. She will reappear as Sonia from the prequel “Race”. Race was a hugely successful movie and expectation for the sequel is also running very high.