Race is the first film of the successful Race franchise which created a huge hype before its release due to its songs as well as the trailer. It started its journey at the box office on a solid note and witnessed an excellent growth over the first weekend.
Also, the drop on the weekdays was decent and Race crossed Rs. 30 crores in its first week. Even the second, as well as the third week, turned out to be successful for the film which led to its overall collection of Rs. 66 crores in the Indian cinema.
Race was the fourth highest grosser of the year 2008 and it earned over Rs. 100 crores all over the world. Due to its success, the filmmakers decided to come up with its sequels Race 2 and Race 3 which also collected a huge amount of money in the theatres.