Action, Crime, Thriller
Director: Farhan Akhtar
Stars: Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Boman Irani, Om Puri
Don 2 is a 2011 Indian action thriller film co-written and directed by Farhan Akhtar. It is the second installment of the Don series. The film was produced by Excel and Red Chillies Entertainment. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta, Om Puri, Boman Irani and Kunal Kapoor. An international gangster turns himself in, then dramatically escapes – only to face treachery and betrayal.
A sequel to Don (2006), the film picks up five years after the previous film: The titular character, now the leader of the Asian underworld, plans to take over the European drug cartel. Meanwhile, Roma has joined the Interpol with a mission to hunt him down.
Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy returned to compose the soundtrack of the film, with Javed Akhtar penning the lyrics.
The film was released on 23 December 2011 by Reliance Entertainment in 2D and 3D formats, which also included dubbed versions in Telugu and Tamil languages. The film had a generally positive critical reception from critics, receiving praise for the cast’s performance, cinematography, production design and action sequences. At the time of its release, the film was one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time and is the fourth highest-grossing Indian film of 2011.
The film received a number of accolades across various ceremonies in India. The film received five nominations at the 57th Filmfare Awards, including Best Film, Best Director for Akhtar and Best Actor for Khan, winning Best Sound Design and Best Action.
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