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Race 2 to be released in more than 50 countries

Dibyojyoti Baksi Dibyojyoti Baksi Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, January 16, 2013
First Published: 17:15 IST(16/1/2013) | Last Updated: 18:31 IST(16/1/2013)

In an attempt to expand Bollywood’s fan base and cater to more viewers of Indian cinema, the makers of Race 2 will release the upcoming action film in new territories like Myanmar, Vietnam and Maldives.

Confirming the news Amrita Pandey, executive director, syndication, international distribution and Disney media distribution, Studios, Disney UTV, says,We have planned a massive international release for Race 2, in more than 50 countries on the same day and date. After many years, a Hindi movie will see a simultaneous release in Morocco in 4 to 5 screens, including theatres in Casablanca and Marrakech. Newer territories like Myanmar, East Timor, Maldives and Vietnam (with as many as 7 screens) are also in our release plan.

The second instalment of director duo Abbas-Mustan’s 2008 hit by the same name is being co-produced by TIPS and UTV Motion Pictures. Its worldwide release is scheduled for January 25. The film stars Saif Ali Khan and Anil Kapoor from the original, along with John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ameesha Patel.

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