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(2011)

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At the end of the movie, Don (Shah Rukh Khan) is seen riding a motorbike on a long motorway aboard a bridge. The license plate of the bike reads "Don 3" hinting at the possibility of a sequel.
According to the director Farhan Akhtar, Don's real name is Mark Donald.
Shah Rukh Khan jumped from 300 ft in the film himself.
this is the first time Shah Rukh Khan has been involved with a sequel.
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Katrina Kaif had always had a long-standing desire of contributing in some way to a film's post-production. While editing the film, Farhan Akhtar let Katrina edit a small portion to fulfill her wish.
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Many cars used in chasing sequences are manufactured by Hyundai. Shahrukh khan in brand ambassador for Hyundai.
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Priyanka Chopra refused to use a stunt double for the dangerous car chasing scene and chose to do most of the car stunts herself.
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Don 2 has been shot from october 9th until november 28th in Berlin, Germany.
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A car chasing sequence in the film used 67 cars specially shipped from Korea, and shut down some important streets in Berlin for three weeks, including the Brandenburg Gate. Every day, alternate routes and diversions were provided in lieu of the roads that were cordoned off for the shoot.
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Shah Rukh Khan will be performing his own stunts in Don 2. For this Shah Rukh needs to recover from this year's back surgery. This is why he allotted dates in 2009 to Karan Johar's My Name Is Khan (2010). It required very little physical exertion whereas in Don 2 he has a very audacious action packed role.
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As Farhan Akhtar prepares to shoot for Don 2, he has said that his father 'Javed Akhtar' will be no part of this sequel to Don (2006). The first part of the film had been written by Javed Akter. Don 2 has a different team of writers which includes Farhan.
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The film entered the Top 10 UK Box Office on its opening day, December 21st, two days ahead of its worldwide release on the 23rd December 2011.
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The film marks Farhan Akhtar's return to direction after a gap of nearly 5 years.
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In February 2011, the actors flew to Malaysia, where a few scenes were shot inside the Malacca Prison with real prisoners. A complete section of the prison block was made available for the shoot. In order to avoid any hitches, special crew T-shirts were made to differentiate crew-members from the prisoners as it was a high security zone.
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The last scene of the movie is shot in Langkawi, where much of 2006 movie Don was shot.
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Shah Rukh Khan bulked up his body and developed a six pack for the film.
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About Don 2 Farhan Akhtar says "The first film was my father's vision. He had written the original Don, along Salim, featuring Amitabh Bachchan. But Don 2 is being written by fans only. These are yours truly and two new enthusiastic boys Ameet and Amreesh who came to me with their ideas on how the story can be carried forward. I've thrown my ideas at them. Don 2 is basically being written by three Don fans who are having a ball carrying the story forward." About the exclusion of his father Farhan explains, "He cannot be a fan of Don because he conceived it."
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Kunal Kapoor had to drop out of a role in Tezz (2012) due its shooting dates clashing with those of this film.
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