'Race 2' joins Rs. 100 crore club

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Abbas-Mustan's action thriller "Race 2" has become the first film of the year to enter Rs.100 crore club by grossing Rs.100.45 crore.

Made at a budget of Rs.60 crore, the film came out Jan 25 and earned Rs.100.45 crore in two weeks of its release.

"We are glad that 'Race 2' is continuing its great run at the box office and holding its position throughout," Gaurav Verma, director - India theatrical distribution, Studios, Disney UTV, said in a statement.

"We had complete faith in the film and are extremely happy that audiences have liked the film and have made it possible for the film to reach this position," he added.

Co-produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Tips Music Films, the film features an ensemble cast of John Abraham, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel.

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