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An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey.

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Cast

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Mandira Khan
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Sarah Garrick (as Katie Amanda Keane)
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Reese Garrick
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President Barack Obama (as Christopher B Duncan)
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Zakir Khan
Sonya Jehan ...
Hasina Khan
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Bobby Ahuja
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Raj Burman
Sugandha Garg ...
Komal - Rajesh's associate
Zarina Wahab ...
Razia Khan
S.M. Zaheer
Arif Zakaria ...
Dr. Faisal Rahman
Vinay Pathak ...
Jitesh - Motel Owner
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Storyline

Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, suffers from Asperger's syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism that complicates socialization. The adult Rizwan marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who mistake his disability for suspicious behavior. Following his arrest, he meets Radha, a therapist who helps him deal with his situation and his affliction. Rizwan then begins a journey to meet US President Bush to clear his name. Written by Auntie A

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An ordinary man, An extraordinary journey ... FOR LOVE.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 February 2010 (India)  »

Also Known As:

A nevem Khan  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£936,454 (UK) (12 February 2010)

Gross:

$4,018,695 (USA) (30 April 2010)
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Trivia

During a publicity outing, Shah Rukh Khan came to the US but was detained at customs for over an hour. People first thought this was a PR stunt but it was revealed that it was not. The film's producers were furious that their star was treated so shabbily, not unlike Khan's character in the film. See more »

Goofs

After Rizwan encounters Dr. Faisal Rehman at the mosque around August 2008, he uses a phone booth to call Zakir and Hasina. Although phone booths have become increasingly rare due to the popularity of cell phones, they have not ceased to exist. See more »

Quotes

Rita Singh: The reason for my being so different was defined in just two words. Asperger's Syndrome.
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Connections

Referenced in Table No. 21 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Allah Hi Rahem
Written by Niranjan Iyengar
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by Rashid Khan
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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MNIK Screening
26 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was able to see the first screening of MNIK. With a lot on Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan's shoulders, I must say the film exceeds all expectations and My Name Is Khan will deliver internationally.

Shahrukh Khan known for his commercial romantic roles steps outside his boundary with My Name Is Khan and delivers a magnificent performance.

Opposite him you have Kajol who matches Shahrukh Khan step by step. Direction, editing and visuals are all A rate. Not sure who gets credited for the story; Shibani or Karan.

My Name Is Khan should lead Bollywood to international fame. All we need to do now is wait for February 2010.


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