Mumbai, Jan 10 : Race 2, the sequel to Abbas-Mustan's 2008 hit is a multi-starrer now, with Sanjay Dutt joining the ranks, Mumbai Mirror reported.
While there are four actresses already - Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandes, Amisha Patel and Bipasha Basu, there were three actors - Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and John Abraham.
And now, there's Sanjay Dutt.
The report said, Abbas-Mustan were very keen to have Sanjay Dutt in the film.They even convinced the producers,Tips and UTV.
Sanjay Dutt's role in the film is however,being kept under wraps as of now.
The story takes an interesting turn when Dutt enters the film, say souces privy to the script.
While Bipasha Basu and Saif Ali Khan,who were also a part of the first will appear in the film simply to make the connect,the rest of the cast will take the story forward.
In fact,the scene between Bipasha and John was edited by the filmmakers since John and Bips were not required to be together in the film.
Race 2 was originally supposed to be produced by Tips alone.
However,with the cast getting bigger,UTV entered into a partnership with Tips.
Having produced Race with Tips earlier,the two production houses share a good working relationship.
They now have a two-film-deal to co-produce Race 2 and Riteish and Genelia starrer Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya.