Interesting facts about Don movie

“Don” is a 1978 Indian action-thriller film directed by Chandra Barot. The film was produced by Nariman Irani and G. A. Seshagiri Rao, and starred Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, and Iftekhar.

Here are some interesting facts about the film:

  1. “Don” was a remake of the 1973 film “The Return of Don”, which was itself a remake of the 1966 film “Don”. The film was a critical and commercial success, and has since become a cult classic in India.
  2. Amitabh Bachchan played the lead role of Don, a mastermind criminal wanted by the police. The character of Don was inspired by the real-life Mumbai underworld don, Varadarajan Mudaliar.
  3. The film’s music, composed by Kalyanji-Anandji, was a major hit and the songs “Yeh Mera Dil” and “Khaike Paan Banaras Wala” became chartbusters.
  4. The film was released in a record number of theaters, and went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of 1978.
  5. “Don” spawned a number of sequels and spin-offs, including “Don 2” (2011), “Don” (2006), and “Don: The Chase Begins Again” (2006).
  6. The film was remade in several languages, including Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.
  7. “Don” was the first film to be shot at a new film studio called Film City in Mumbai. The film was also the first to be shot in the newly developed widescreen process called Cinemascope.
  8. The film received several awards and nominations, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Amitabh Bachchan and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Iftekhar.
  • December 22, 2022

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