Bollywood actor Isha Khoppikar was a part of the Don franchise, who played the character of Anita in Don (2006). The actress who played the pivotal role, although she was dropped from Don 2 which was lead by Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra.
Isha in a recent interview with Zoom dissed the film as she didn’t have a role in the same.
She was asked why she wasn’t being a part of Don 2 which made almost double the money of the first film. “I don’t know even I was expecting (to be a part of the sequel) but I don’t know what happened. They changed the entire...you know...it didn’t do very well in any case,” said Isha.
While the first film made a little over Rs 106 crore worldwide, while the second film made more than Rs 200 crore worldwide. Both movies have been directed by Farhan Akhtar.
Asked if she could appear in Don 3, Isha said, “Ya, ya let me go check with him tell him (Farhan) you know what my fans want me in Don 3, so you better have me in.”
According to reports, Don 3 has been in discussion for quite some time now. Talks have once again intensified after the failure of Shah Rukh’s last film, Zero.
A report in Asian Age quoted a source saying, “Farhan Akhtar has no script, not even an idea for a plot to do another film. He’s busy with his acting and music career. He hasn’t directed any film for the last nine years. His last directorial was Don 2 in 2011. It looks like the Don series is dead.”
Furthermore, Shah Rukh Khan was looking for a safe bet as a way to get back on his feet and that Don 3 would be his next film. But there has been no official confirmation about the project.