The Shahrukh Khan Remake Of Amitabh Bachchan`s Don

Episode 6,  Nov 26, 2015, 06:53 PM

We compare original Bollywood cult classic 'Don' to its 2006 remake with Shahrukh Khan with SRK superfan, Mohammed Baloch.


Meet Baloch: narcissistically unprofessional Podcast host of BollyCast & secret club dancer by night.

Baloch wants to remake everything!

Baloch and I discuss the business of remakes; should the creative be the main consideration or the business aspects of it?

I make Baloch concede that creative reasons for making films, should be the main consideration.

What was the original 'Don', and the impact it had on Bollywood at the time.

Baloch compares 1978 'Don' to other films of the time, and doesn't think it holds up.

The surprising sexism in the original 'Don'.

The even more surprisingly physical portrayal of Zeenat Aman as Roma in the original 'Don'.

The songs are integral to moving the plot forward.

The Cheesiness of 1978 'Don' is part of the story, and doesn't harm it as bad as others.

Random movie scenes remind Baloch of intricate Porn scenarios.

In a surprising turn of events, Shahrukh Khan super fan Baloch loves his version of 'Don' from 2006.

The portrayal of the Don character by both Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan are unique in their own ways.

Shahrukh Khan has to work a lot harder to be intimidating as an Gangster, than Amitabh Bachchan.

Influences of Shahrukh Khan's depiction of Don.

Clues left in 2006 remake of 'Don' that revealed the twist ending of the remake!


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