Saif Ali Khan, John Abraham and Anil Kapoor starrer has topped the collection chart, pushing down new big releases like Vishwaroop and David to second and third spots, respectively. It has also surpassed Rs 100 crore mark at the desi collection centres and become the first film to achieve this figure in 2013.
Trade analysts had predicted that the collection of Race 2 would go down drastically as six new films like Vishwaroop, David, Deewana Main Deewana, Mai, Midnight's Children, Listen Amaya and Unsound hit the screens. Since all of them got average response, the Abbas-Mastan-directed action thriller continued to keep the bells ringing at the domestic Box Office in the second week too.
The business of Race 2, which had collected Rs 76+ crores in the first week, witnessed approximately 80% dip on second Friday, when compared to its first day collection. But the movie showed a big jump on Saturday and Sunday. It collected Rs 15.5 crores at the domestic Box Office in the second weekend.
Race 2 also fared well on weekdays too and its collection is much better than new releases. On weekdays, the movie raked in Rs 8.55 crores at the desi Box Office, taking its 14-day total to Rs 100.15 crores nett. Its breakup is Rs 3.5 cr on Fri, Rs 5.5 cr on Sat, Rs 6.5 cr on Sun, Rs 2.5 cr on Mon, Rs 2.25 cr on Tue, Rs 2 cr on Wed and Rs 1.80 cr on Thu.