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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DCP D'Silva
Narang (as Pavan Mallhotra)
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Diwakar Pundir ...
Ramesh (as Diwaker Pundir)
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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)


$804,388 (USA) (20 October 2006)

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Did You Know?


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 »


After killing Jayraj and his pattern Don is chased by police on a beach. There are several distant shots of this chase. However in none of the shots Jayraj's burning car or his and his partner's dead bodies are seen. See more »


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Excellent movie to watch
20 October 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Do not miss the start and do not miss the ending.

This movie has been shot very well, with the locations and cinematography at its best. The start of the movie goes a bit slow and then picks up pace.

I think Shahrukh has not over acted this time. The cast has been chosen perfectly to do their job.

This movie is a bit different from the original Amitabh Bachchan's DON, so comparing both the new and old movie is out of the question. Each one of them is good in its own league. For the people who have seen the original DON, at first, you start to think that it might not be so good, and justice has not been made to the original. As the movie goes on, you start to change your mind.

As for me, the overall the movie was really good and worth every bit of money paid to watch the movie.

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