Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy's music score is apt, while Ravi Chandran's camera captures San Francisco like never before. For the hard of hearing or partially sighted, there is an option for English description, and also an option where all of the Hindi dialogue is described in English. The film begins with the child, Rizwan Khan Tanay Chheda , a Muslim who has Asperger syndrome, growing up with his mother Zarina Wahab in the Borivali section of Mumbai. Sameer was not only my son, he was my dearest friend. While delivering beauty products to a salon he met Mandira, who works there as a hairdresser. All this, even as it entertains. By the time Rizwan finally meets the president to deliver his message, the entire nation knows his story.
. Rizwan also begins to work for Zakir as an herbal salesman and in the process he meets a Hindu woman, Mandira and her young son, Sameer or Sam Yuvaan Makaar , from a previous marriage. There was no way ahead. Not once does Shah Rukh lose his grip on the distinct character who has a distinct body language and a completely unchartered emotional graph. Imagine being detained at an airport in India for a long time, during a kind of interrogation. Shahrukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi.
He never once loses grip on his character, despite the mannerisms, the awkward body language and the distinct speech style. His mother takes him in, draws a match stick figure with a stick and another with a lollypop and asks the young Rizwan to pick out who's the Hindu and who's the Muslim from the picture. One of the most seminal scenes in the film entails a young Shah Rukh Tanay Chheda turning back from his balcony, spewing the hate-filled abuses he's just heard in the streets below which are getting violent and bloodied with an ongoing communal riot. He must tell the President in the hope that this simple message will filter down through society. First, is the struggle of Muslim in America after the September 11th attack, I saw how Other Muslims suffered in America even those Muslims are innocent and not belong to the group of terrorist that attract the world trade center.
It's well worth the 162-minute journey. Though the mid-week collections saw a drop of 60% from the opening weekend, it held up well against other major releases and secured the highest first quarter collections, a record previously held by the 2008 film Race. There were consequent protests and demonstrations against him and demands that cinemas in India refuse to screen My Name Is Khan. She was replaced in the role by. The film grossed the biggest opening day overseas, taking an estimated 170 million, beating the overseas opening day collections of. I think it is a procedure that needs to be followed. By 4 April 2010, the worldwide for My Name Is Khan from the box office was 36,145,870.
This conflict in particular brought to focus the simultaneity of Hindu and Muslim histories layered over one another in India, each struggling to assert contested histories in the postcolonial period Deshpande 264—9. His stepson is severely beaten by his classmates because he is believed to be a Muslim and dies from his wounds. Besides, I can never make a film without Shah Rukh. Then he can tell all those people that my Sam was not the terrorist son of a terrorist father. Khan grows up in Mumbai under the loving and watchful eye of his mother, following his brother to San Francisco after she dies. Sam gets involved in a fight with few school kids who blame him to be a terrorist. Upon arriving at in , he was pulled aside by immigration officers after his name popped up on their computers, questioned for over an hour Khan claims it was at least two hours about the nature of his visit, and was later released.
On the contrary he is very intelligent, but he dont understand people. In the fight Sam dies and the film takes a turn. It's telling a story with a strong message, professing humanity and goodness and putting it out on a big cinematic scale. Kajol is pure dynamite and casting her for this character was the most appropriate decision. I have not said anything that is anti-national. But despite, the things happened to him, Khan proved above all that he is a good Muslim, a caring person and someone who loves people even if he was not treated fairly before.
This supports the fiction that American society is free and fair to hardworking people Prashad 160. In Egypt it earned one million. In short, there are the three important components: a love story, Islam, and a mild form of. American actor was chosen to portray President Barack Obama. The film managed to retain the No. As of 21 February 2010, the film has a score of 50 out of a scale of 100 on the review aggregate website , based on 7 reviews.
My Name Is Khan tells the life story of Rizwan Khan, a Muslim man with Asperger disorder who embarks on a mission to meet the president of the United States Johar 2010. This time round, it's a whole new mantra for the two moguls and the Indian movie industry per se which might henceforth go something like: My name is Bollywood and I'm not just an entertainer. One afternoon, an argument between them turns into a racially motivated schoolyard fight between Sam and a number of older students. What is your general reaction towards to the film? Direction: Karan Johar comes of age. He is eventually released and when he hears that a Katrinaesque hurricane has hit Georgia he is compelled to return to the town to save Mama Jenny.