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Don (2006)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 20 October 2006 (India)
A simple man, Vijay, is recruited by a police officer to masquerade as Don, the leader of an international gang of smugglers. But things go wrong when the officer is killed and Vijay is left to fend for himself.

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CBI Officer Vishal Malik
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Narang (as Pavan Mallhotra)
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Singhania
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Deepu
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Kamini (as Kareena Kapoor)
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TJ
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Ramesh (as Diwaker Pundir)
Sandrine Verrier Seth ...
TJ's moll
Sidhart Jyoti ...
Insp. Verma
Shamsher Sidhu ...
Vikram
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In 2006, the drug trade is booming; trafficking between Asian and Europe is at an all time high. It is at this time that the Malaysian intelligence and Anti-Narcotic department are called upon for assistance by their Indian counterparts. There are rumors that the gang recently moved their operational headquarters. The cartel is headed by the dreaded Singhania, but what many people do not know is that the business is truly managed by his lieutenant, Don. A man who lives life on the edge, Don is constantly expanding the size of his empire while evading arrest or death at the hands of his enemies, both within and outside the law. He is unstoppable in his pursuit of absolute power. His chief pursuer is an Indian police officer, Desilva. He is a man who has sworn to put an end to this nexus of evil and knows that in capturing Don lies the key to unlock this puzzle. And one day he succeeds. Don is captured and Desilva puts his plan into action. Unknown to even his own department, Pesilva ... Written by gAvInDrA (brave_loverboy2004@hotmail.com)

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Don - Das Spiel beginnt  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$804,388, 22 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$804,388, 22 October 2006
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Trivia

During the shooting of " Lakshya" , Farhan was listening to the CD of the album " Bombay The Hard Way- Guns Cars Sitars". In this album they have the title music of " Don". While Farhan was listening to it, it reminded him how much he loved the original as a child. He then got the idea of remaking the film . See more »

Goofs

When Don throws his suitcase towards Jayraj there is a blast and both Jayraj and his pattern are engulfed in flames. In the very next shot Don's car emerges from the flames from the same blast. It would have been impossible for Don to throw the bag, get in the car and drive his car through the flames from the blast with in such a short time. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Don: I am the king!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits actually starts after a run-time of 5:40, which includes an opening CG sequence and the cast and crew names are displayed in digitized billboards, posters and dissolve into the face of Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tamasha (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Yeh Mera Dil
Written by Indivar
Composed by Kalyanji Veerji Shah, Anandji Veerji Shah, Shankar Mahadevan,
Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Great Slick James Bond Type Entertainment
3 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

Don was great James Bond type entertainment. It had action, music, babes, great photography, good music and a surprise ending. What more do you want? It also bought some old memories back. I was amazed at the quality of production like special effects, camera angles, shooting locales, car chase, sky diving etc. SRK tries his best to fit the larger than life role of Don and does a good job. The women are just fillers. SRK is the movie.

For all the people out there who posted negative feedback and criticized the movie....Did you guys expect this to be an art movie? Have you seen how stupid the original Don is? Compared to the original this is a great improvement.

I think there is going to be a Don 2 coming soon.


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