Work on script for third installment of ‘Don’ franchise has begun says Ritesh Sidhwani

Vastavam web: Work on the script for the third installment of “Don” franchise, featuring Shah Rukh Khan, has started, producer Ritesh Sidhwani said.On December 23, “Don 2” completed six years and Sidhwani said the film will happen soon.According to Sidhwani, the team would make an official announcement about “Don 3” next year.

Farhan Akhtar and Sidhwani’s production company, Excel Entertainment, owns the rights of the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 1978 film “Don”.”Don” (2006) and “Don 2″ (2011) also starred Priyanka Chopra opposite Shah Rukh Khan, who stars in the title role.Right now the film is in idea stage, it needs to come out in the form of story and screenplay. So it is too early to say anything,” he said.”Last year, had you asked me about it (making ‘Don 3’) I would have said, we are not thinking about it. But right now we are seriously thinking about it and have started working towards it,” the producer added.In terms of direction, it is unclear if Farhan will helm the film, who directed the first two installments.