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Don 2 (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 23 December 2011 (India)
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Don turns himself in and escapes with Vardhaan from prison, following which he recruits a team to steal currency printing plates from a bank in Berlin.


Farhan Akhtar


Farhan Akhtar (dialogue), Farhan Akhtar (story) | 5 more credits »
8 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Shah Rukh Khan ... Don
Priyanka Chopra ... Roma
Boman Irani ... Vardhaan
Lara Dutta ... Ayesha
Kunal Kapoor ... Sameer Ali
Om Puri ... CBI Officer Vishal Malik
Nawab Shah ... Jabar (as Nawwab Shah)
Alyy Khan ... J.K. Diwan
Sahil Shroff ... Arjun
Florian Lukas ... Det. Jens Berkel
Leonard Benhaus Leonard Benhaus ... Junior Agent
Hrithik Roshan ... Don - Special Appearance
Andreas Adam Andreas Adam ... SEK Officer
Marco Ammer Marco Ammer ... Hostage
Günter Barton Günter Barton ... James Werden (as Gunter Barton)


Having conquered the Asian underworld, Don (Shah Rukh Khan) now has his sights set on European domination. In his way are the bosses of the existing European underworld and all law enforcement agencies. The action shifts from Kuala Lumpur to Berlin as Don must avoid assassination or arrest, whichever comes first, in order for his plan to succeed. Written by Official site

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The King is Back See more »


Action | Crime | Thriller


Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


On 19 December, a week before Don 2's release, the Bombay High Court refused to stay the film's release; the court's ruling considered the film's scheduled release on 21 December overseas and 23 December in India, for which many theaters had been booked. See more »


The German central bank, the Bundesbank, is not located in Berlin, but in Frankfurt am Main. See more »


Don: Humhare dhandhe mein jab dusro ko tumhare zindagi se zyada tumhare moth se fayda ho, toh yeh samajh lena chahiye ke it's time to move on.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, only the titular character is introduced with written, SHAHRUKH KHAN IN AND AS "DON - THE KING IS BACK". However the title does not contain "2". See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was specially re-edited for the Home Video format & included footage not seen in the theatrical version. See more »


Follows Don (2006) See more »


Hain Ye Maya
Performed by Usha Uthup
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User Reviews

Don 2 is a watchable fare.......and a treat 4 SRK fans
23 December 2011 | by vivek-Don771See all my reviews

Saw Don 2 today morning at a Terrific theater atmosphere........even after reserving the tickets,we had a tough time entering the theater........

Now coming to the movie,Don 2 is a fast paced thriller that lies entirely on SRK and Farhan,what makes it a watchable thriller is SRK's energetic performance,Looks and Charisma and Farhan's direction.

Movie doesn't have much Story to offer.It starts off from where the first part ends......Don returns to Malaysia where he eventually surrenders to Interpol officers Roma and Malik.From there he goes to the jail to see his arch enemy Vardhan(villain in the 1st part)where he has set new plans for a robbery and then the film deals with the execution of the robbery and of course there are some twists and turns here and there....

Shahrukh as the villainous hero Don is the main highlight of the film.He portrays the role with ease.His looks and action scenes were top notch.His entry look was simply superb.I really liked the way he delivers the good one liners.The film entirely lies on his shoulders.Cant imagine any other person to do this role.(maybe AB.....he did it in 1978,But now there is no chance for him too)

Priyanka Chopra did her job very well....looked good in the movie.....but a bit boring in the 2nd half....didn't have much role when compared to the 1st part.Final song sequence was not needed though Boman Irani as Vardhan did what he was told too....not too outstanding and not too bad...... Kunal kapoor,Lara dutta and the Others did what was demanded.....not much to do though.......Hritik Roshan's Cameo was not very needed but it doesn't cause any harm to the film also....Like I said earlier,Its an SRK film and its SRK all the way overshadowing all the other others with his performance

Farhan Akthar who is known for trend setters like Dil chahta hai ,Lakshya returns to direction after 5 years with Don 2......He lives up to the expectations to a certain extent,His writing deserves a special mention.I loved the dialogues.But on the Whole,The movie could have been better.screenplay should have been more tight and romance of Don with Roma could have been removed from the film.......

The main drawback of the film is the lack of thrilling moments we expect from a thriller.Apart from a chase sequence in the first half,Ther are not many scenes to thrill.In the 2nd half,plot becomes predictable........and twists became very weak......we feel that we have seen it all somewhere....and that is where the movie fails.....

Music is also another drawback....yet i liked the track Zara dil ko tham lo from the movie....which i didn't like earlier.......Background score is awesome though.....

Well I would rate Don 2 as a watchable fare which could have been better.....SRK fans might love it......and In the box office,Don 2 is sure to set he cash registers ringing........Farhan should focus more on the story and screenplay if he plans for a DON 3........

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Release Date:

23 December 2011 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Langkawi Island, Malaysia See more »


Box Office


$16,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,673,921, 25 December 2011

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (Dolby Surround 7.1)| DTS | Dolby Digital EX | SDDS



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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