Don (I) (2006)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  20 October 2006 (India)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
DCP P De Silva / Vardhan
Pavan Malhotra ...
Narang (as Pavan Mallhotra)
Rajesh Khattar
Chunky Pandey ...
Diwakar Pundir ...
Ramesh (as Diwaker Pundir)
Sandrine Verrier Seth ...
TJ's moll
Sidhart Jyoti ...
Insp. Verma
Shamsher Sidhu ...


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 (

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Release Date:

20 October 2006 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Don - Das Spiel beginnt  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£291,462 (UK) (20 October 2006)


£1,265,798 (UK) (3 November 2006)

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2.35 : 1
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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 »


During the opening fight sequence the African man dies and falls on the floor. While falling he messes up the carpet on the floor. However in the consecutive shots it can noticed that the carpet has been re-arranged. See more »


Jasjit: I don't hate you as much as I love my son.
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Version of Sobharaj (1986) See more »


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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24 October 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Truly speaking after the performance of Srk in Kank, i thought that he would lost his possession.I am not a great fan of him but i do respect him. After watching Don, i believe that he is a true class actor. I never believed that bollywood can make a movie like Hollywood. But Don erased my doubts. This is the movie that we should accept and appreciate. According to me, this is the only bollywood movie till date that has shown bollywood has a capacity of making movie like Hollywood. Wat a scene, background, sleek, action, picturisation, and most of all the brilliance performance of Sharuk brings lump in viewers throat. The most awesome part of the movie is the climax. No one thought that climax would make in such a way and we believe that this is perfect ending. For more u have to watch urslef.

Sharukh never looked like a bollywood actor in this movie. He looked more like western guy. His facial expression is perfect. PPL this is the movie that u should encourage if we want our movie to be recognize globally.

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