Farhan Akhtar to release first look of Don comic at Comic Con Express

MUMBAI: Farhan Akhtar will release the first look of Don: The Origin comic novel at Comic Con Express Mumbai at the World Trade Centre on 23 of October.  

Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani for the first time will officially reveal and unveil the look of the DON: The Origin in public and talk about the film and storyline of the comic.

The comic is an original story; taking readers back in time and helping them understand how Don came into being.

“Comics are an instrumental tool to create and reach out to a new genre of audiences. Don: the Origin, is a pre-cursor to the eagerly awaited Film Don 2: the Chase Continues. It is a very positive development to see Indian Film makers realizing the enormous potential that the world of comics possess and thereby seeing them willing to adopt innovative ways to market their Films,” said Comic Con India founder Jatin Varma.

Sidhwani added, “Audiences have dictated the need to create. It started with the remake in 2006 and now comes the next chapter. The comic book is a prequel ….the making of Don. With this we expect to take Don’s fan following to the next level.”

Akhtar adds, “Don as a character, a master mind has created an iconic image for himself which has held good over generations…The second edition that released in 2006 made us realize it was time to comic book the icon. For me a dream is being sketched.”

Don 2: The Chase Continues is the upcoming Indian action thriller film produced by Excel Entertainment and directed by Farhan Akhtar. It is the sequel to the 2006 film, Don: The Chase Begins Again, which itself was a remake of the 1978 film Don. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Lara Dutta, Boman Irani, Om Puri and Kunal Kapoor.