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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Garrick (as Katie Amanda Keane)
Reese Garrick
President Barack Obama (as Christopher B Duncan)
Zakir Khan
Sonya Jehan ...
Hasina Khan
Bobby Ahuja
Raj Burman
Sugandha Garg ...
Komal - Rajesh's associate
Razia Khan
S.M. Zaheer
Dr. Faisal Rahman
Jitesh - Motel Owner


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi nombre es Khan  »

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Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£936,454 (UK) (12 February 2010)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


To give his 100% in movie, SRK used to spend time with the people having asperger's syndrome, used to watch the videos and used to read the books related to that sickness to learn how they behave, talk and walk. See more »


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 »


Rita Singh: The reason for my being so different was defined in just two words. Asperger's Syndrome.
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Spoofed in Ditch Please (2014) See more »


Khan Theme (instrumental)
Composed by Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Courtesy of Sony Music India
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User Reviews

King khan did it again
12 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

IF you believe that you have seen the best of srk think again. This movie will rock your world upside down and it will make you wonder how come an actor can make you fall in love with him every time he perform in a movie. the story, full staff of the movie every thing to the smallest details has been crafted as an unforgettable master piece that will live in the hearts and thoughts of audience for years and years to come. srk has raised the bar again giving all other actors and film makers a level that is hard to reach.

As for the movie and the story i believe the best thing to do is for you to just watch it. personally when i got out of the movie theater i felt like to buy another ticket and get back to see it again that's how attached and obsessed i came with this movie. if you want your life to be rocked go see it.

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