The sequel to the hit film Race will now have Deepika Padukone playing the female lead as Priyanka Chopra opted out because of date problems. Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and John Abraham are confirmed for Race 2. According to sources, two more top heroines will play cameos in the film.
The thriller is being directed by Abbas-Mastan and produced by Ramesh Taurani with music being composed by Pritam.
The shooting of Race 2 will commence in January next year.