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Don (2006)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 20 October 2006 (India)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Don / Vijay
... Roma
... Jasjit Ahuja
... Anita
... DCP D'Silva
... CBI Officer Vishal Malik
... Narang (as Pavan Mallhotra)
... Singhania
... Deepu
... Kamini
... TJ
Diwakar Pundir ... 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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Opening Weekend USA:

$804,388, 22 October 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$804,388, 22 October 2006
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Don's disc is actually a PSP UMD. See more »

Goofs

Jasjeet uses a walking cane with engraving on the shaft. The engravings are visible when Jasjeet opens the door to cross the bridge between the Petronas towers with Deepu. However in the very next scene when Jasjeet is fighting with Vijay, Jasjeet has a cane with a silver knob without any engravings. See more »

Quotes

Don: [while playing golf, Don kills a man by swinging a golf ball into his cranium]
Don: Now THAT was a good shot!
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Crazy Credits

Don's menacing laughing sound can be heard at the end before closing credits rolls. The closing credits are displayed in CG sequence same as the opening, thereafter the further crew credits are normally rolled. See more »

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Referenced in Tamasha (2015) See more »

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Main Hoon Don
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Shaan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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If SRK wanted a shot at 007, well he did a great job with DON
20 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

I sat spell bound this afternoon in a theater. It was great. In my opinion a 10 for my expectations. For the first time I never wondered where the fast forward button was on the movie. My opinion of the Kareena Kapoor changed completely. You have to see it to believe it. She is sexy! It's a 3 hour film. But it holds ones attention very well. SRK is a great villain as usual. Although they hint several times in the movie what the out come will be, until you reach the end it's not fully disclosed. There's one scene that is similar to a James Bond scene. The only thing is that the bad guy isn't Jaws and he doesn't land on a circus tent. It really is fun to watch on the big screen. Don't miss it. - And for those who have seen the first DON, SRK and Big B are different artists. They do things differently.


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