Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Don 3' Is in the 'Scripting Stage', Says Ritesh Sidhwani

The first film of the franchise released in 2006 and the second in 2011.

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Producer Ritesh Sidhwani revealed in a recent interview that the third instalment of the action thriller Don is currently in the scripting stage. The producer added that so far he is not aware of the plot details of the highly-anticipated film.


In an interview with PTI, he said:

"Till my partner (Farhan Akhtar) finishes writing it, we won’t do anything. Right now, he is in the phase of completing the script... Even all of us are eagerly waiting to see Don.
Ritesh Sidhwani, Producer

The film will feature actor Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role, as per the report. It will be directed by Farhan Akhtar. Ritesh is Farhan's partner at their production house, Excel Entertainment.

The first film of the franchise was a remake of the 1978 film of the same name. It was directed by Chandra Barot. the production house bought the rights to the film. The film starred Amitabh Bachchan, essaying the titular role and the film also starred Zeenat Aman, Iftekhar, Om Shivpuri, and Satyen Kappu in pivotal roles.

SRK's Don was made in 2006 and the second instalment came out in 2011. Both films were directed by Farhan. Shah Rukh, Priyanka Chopra, Boman Irani and Om Puri starred in the previous two films.

The producer is currently promoting the Netflix show Dahaad, directed by Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi.

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