The much-talked about and much-hyped movie Race 2
debuted with a superb response with its occupancy ranging between
70% and 80% in the morning and matinee shows. The action thriller
showed further improvement in its business in the evening and night
shows. It has collected Rs 15.12 crores nett at the domestic Box
Office on the first day of its release on Friday.
Race 2 has done wonderful collection in all areas of
the country. Trade expert Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Race2
territorial breakup: Mumbai 5.25 cr, DelhiUP 3.10 cr, Punjab 1.25
cr, CP 75 lacs, CI 57 lacs, Rajasthan 1.05 cr, Nizam 80 lacs,
Mysore 90 lacs, TNK 30 lacs, WB 55 lacs, Bihar 25 lacs, Assam 15
lacs, Odisha 20 lacs. Total: 15.12 cr nett."
Saif Ali Khan's 2012 releases like Agent Vinod and
Cocktail had collected Rs 9.8 crores and Rs 11 crores
nett, respectively, at the domestic Box Office on the first day of
their release. Whereas John Abraham's 2012 release Housefull
2 and 2011 release Force had collected Rs 14 crores
and Rs 5 crores, respectively, at the desi Box Office on their
opening days. Now, Race 2 has become the biggest opener in
their acting career.
Race 2 is a sequel to the big hit movie Race
and it is a multi-starrer movie featuring Saif Ali Khan, Deepika
Padukone, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and
Ameesha Patel in leads. The film had a huge amount of promotion
prior its release. Its promos - videos and posters had created a
lot of curiosity among the film goers. Despite getting mixed
reviews from film critics, it has got positive response from the
However, Saturday is the Republic day holiday, which is expected to take the collection of Race 2 upwards further. Trade experts feel that the movie will cross Rs 50 crore mark at the domestic Box Office in the first weekend. It should be seen whether it would reach this mark.
Stay locked to this space to know the first weekend collection of Race 2.