Race 2 is a Bollywood action thriller film directed by Abbas Burmawalla, Mustan Burmawalla and produced under the Tips Music Films banner. It is the sequel to the 2008 film, Race and the second installment of Race film series. It stars an ensemble cast that includes Anil Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan reprising their roles as Robert D'Costa and Ranvir Singh respectively, while Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ameesha Patel are new additions to the cast. Aditya Pancholi is featured as an antagonist in a guest appearance. Bipasha Basu reprised her role of Sonia Martin in a special appearance. Ameesha Patel replaced Sameera Reddy who was assistant to Anil Kapoor in 1st installment.