'Don ka intzar to saat mulkon ki police kr rhi hai lekin don ko pakadna mushkil hi ni namumkin bhi hai...' We can never forget this dialogue said by bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan. But it's equally true that if there's any actor who could have played one in a remake it was Shah Rukh Khan. Amitabh Bachchan in Don, Deewaar and Agneepath
Ajay Devgn in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai and Company
Ajay recently announced that he enjoys mafia films. Ajay's dons are more real than glamour-struck. He plays them straight and exploits his intense appeal to the fullest. Of course, most directors, including Ram Gopal Varma who directed him in Company and Milan Luthria in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, often cash in on the fact that Ajay's mafia films are generally well-
Sanjay Dutt in Vaastav
Bollywood khalnayak Sanjay dutt played Raghus role in Vaastav. As he gets deeply entrenched into the world of crime he becomes more and more driven, ruthless and self-centred. In a scene that seems a conscious tribute to Deewaar, Raghu's mother seizes control of him, eventually relieving him of his worldly duties.
Emraan Hashmi in Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai has another crowd-pleasing performance; by Emraan Hashmi who for some reason gets the best dialogue in the film.The line in question, 'Zindagi ho to smuggler jaisi, saari duniya raakh ki tarah neeche aur khud dhuen ki tarah upar', earned the most applause.
Manoj Bajpai in Satya
It's one of the rare times when an intended supporting character walks away with the limelight. Bhiku Mhatre's shadow lies heavily over Satya.