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My Name Is Khan (2010)

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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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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
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Razia Khan
S.M. Zaheer
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Dr. Faisal Rahman
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Jitesh - Motel Owner
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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.


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

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12 February 2010 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£936,454 (UK) (12 February 2010)

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$4,018,695 (USA) (30 April 2010)
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Director Karan Johar and scriptwriter Shibani Bathija interviewed Chris and Gisela Slater-Walker, the co-authors of the book that inspired the romantic relationship in the first part of the film. See more »

Goofs

Multiple times during the film, language is used that would not used in a Midwestern American town. One example being the use of the term "bloody" in the style of British English usage by youths while harassing Mandira's son. See more »

Quotes

Mama Jenny: Oh, you hungry child? You want a little dinner?
Rizwan Khan: No, I want lots of dinner.
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Khan Theme (instrumental)
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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KHANtastic movie !!
12 February 2010 | by (Kolkata, India) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best Bollywood movie I've seen so far. MNIK is awesome. Its a must watch for every human being. Its a movie for humanity. The way Shahrukh Khan has projected himself as an autistic patient is just awesome. Kudos to him. This is by far his best acting. After this movie, he has proved why he is called The King of Bollywood. He is in a league of his own. No one is even close to him. I have loved the movie. You will not be able to take away your eyes for a single minute in this 160mins movie. This is just fabulous. Kajol as Mandira was awesome too. She had played an excellent character and supported SRK very well. Their chemistry is to die for. Few moments in the movie will make you cry. The way he goes to an only Christian event and donates the money and says "Take this money for the Africans who are not Christians, darling" is awesome. This movie will be an all-time blockbuster. Go and Watch this movie !!


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