Don (2006 Hindi movie)
Don, also known as Don: The Chase Begins Again, is a 2006 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Farhan Akhtar. The film was produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Akhtar's production company Excel Entertainment. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra, with Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani, Isha Koppikar, and Om Puri appearing in supporting roles. Don is a remake of the 1978 film of the same name starring Amitabh Bachchan. The soundtrack was composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, with lyrics by Javed Akhtar.
|Directed by||Farhan Akhtar|
|Cinematography||K. U. Mohanan|
|Distributed by||Eros International|
|20 October 2006 (India)|
|Box office||₹106 crore|
The film was released on 20 October 2006, during the Diwali festive season, on the same day as Jaan-E-Mann starring Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta. It was generally well received by critics, with praise for Khan and Chopra's performances, the action sequences, music, production design, and cinematography. A major commercial success, Don grossed over ₹1.06 billion at the box-office against a production and marketing budget of ₹400 million and was the fifth highest-grossing Indian film of 2006. The film also received nine nominations at the 52nd Filmfare Awards, including Best Film and Best Actor for Shahrukh Khan. A sequel entitled Don 2 was released on 23 December 2011.
- Shah Rukh Khan as Don / Vijay (Double Role)
- Priyanka Chopra as Roma
- Kareena Kapoor as Kamini
- Isha Koppikar as Anita
- Arjun Rampal as Jasjeet Ahuja
- Boman Irani as Deputy Commissioner of Police De Silva, alias Vardhaan
- Om Puri as Inspector Vishal Malik
- Pavan Malhotra as Narang
- Rajesh Khattar as Singhania
- Tanay Chheda as Deepu Ahuja
- Satyajit Sharma as Mystery man
- Chunky Pandey as T.J.
- Sushma Reddy as Geeta Ahuja, Jasjeet's wife
- Diwakar Pundir as constable Shinde