Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 41 years of Don, reveals story behind the title of the film

Amitabh Bachchan’s hit film Don completed 41 years on Sunday and celebrating it, the actor revealed how the film got its name
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Amitabh Bachchan, the Shahenshah of Bollywood, recently took to his blog to celebrate 41 years of his hit film Don. The film that also stars Zeenat Aman, Helen, Iftekhar and Pran, is an action thriller which released in 1978. Don is one of Amitabh Bachchan’s most popular characters. The film was remade in 2006 with Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Boman Irani in important roles. The film was loved by the audience and did well at the box office but for the true fans of Sr Bachchan, it was nothing compared to the original.

In his blog, Amitabh Bachchan shared the story behind the title of the blockbuster film. He wrote that many of the industry veterans were not happy with the choice of the film’s name. They never understood what it meant and did not feel that ‘Don’ was a good title for a Hindi film. Many found the name amusing. The superstar further said that the film’s title sounded like the name of a very popular brand of vests which had ‘DAWN’ written on them.

Written by Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar and directed by Chandra Barot, Don is a story of Bombay underworld boss Don and his lookalike Vijay, who is slum dweller. It was the third highest grossing Indian film of the year.

On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan will soon be sharing screen space with Emraan Hashmi in Chehre. The shooting of the film started a few days ago. Bachchan Sahab recently unveiled his first look from the upcoming film.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

DON .. shooting with those glasses that I got specially for the film .. but very sparingly used ..

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Amitabh and sharukh Khan can never be compared poles apart both of them are.... sharukh career is almost finished in the presence of the most versatile actor

who cares Sir. the current generation is young and not 41 yrs old. move on.

The original don by amitabh bachan is the best.hindi cinema ka di REAL DON. BIG B. THE ONE AND ONLY

The original Don was too good!

Big-Congrats! "Don!" The One & Only!

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