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Don (I) (2006)

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A simple man (Vijay) from the city of mumbai is recruited by a police officer to masquerade as the Don, the leader of an international gang of smugglers. But things go wrong, the officer is killed and now vijay is on his own, with only his lover (Roma) and a lame ex con artist to help him to prove his innocence.

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Narang (as Pavan Mallhotra)
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Rajesh Khattar
Tanay Chheda ...
Deepu
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Chunky Pandey ...
TJ
Diwakar Pundir ...
Ramesh (as Diwaker Pundir)
Sandrine Verrier Seth ...
TJ's moll
Sidhart Jyoti ...
Insp. Verma
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Storyline

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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20 October 2006 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Don - Das Spiel beginnt  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£291,462 (UK) (20 October 2006)

Gross:

£1,265,798 (UK) (3 November 2006)
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Trivia

The password that the Joshi character mistakenly enters onto the computer at first (during Jasjit's flashback), is "F09AK74", which is a code for Farhan Akhthar's birthday. See more »

Goofs

In the introductory scene when Don hits golf ball his hair is messed up but when he turns to Narang his hair is perfectly done. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Don: [singing] Money... my obsession! / Wealth... my addiction! / Fear... my weapon!
[laughs]
Don: Crazy people, / don't you understand / from the smokes of fear / who I am?
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References Dil Chahta Hai (2001) See more »

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Mourya Re
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Shankar Mahadevan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Don reincarnated!
20 October 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The movie was stunning. You have to give full credits to Farhan Akhtar. His way of presenting the previously said story is completely unmatchable. At times, the movie was way over the top of exaggeration but in the end everything falls in place. The movie was fast tracked at many places and many sequences were skipped that were present in the previous version. Some plots were twisted to bring in the modern day touch and nothing seemed unnecessary. The sequences were copied very much to the exactness of the situation and it was a good effort to bring back the charisma that a personality like Don should have. One more special thing about this movie is its climax, which was not at all stereotype. One would not expect such a thing in bollywood movies and yet it was brilliantly done. I would say DON was an overall entertainer and is definitely worth a watch.


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