My Name is Khan

My Name is Khan
This Bollywood movie is set partly in the USA and has a large Western cast. It takes a look at the problems of being an Asian Moslem in the USA, after the 9/11 attacks. Our hero is an autistic man who marries a single mother. Her son becomes a target due to his new Moslem dad, so dad tries to sort things out, but the authorities react in a way he did not expect ... In Hindi language with English subtitles.

159 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Language, Violence, Prejudice).
Drama, Romance, Bollywood.

Not currently showing on the local cinema circuit.

Wish Forest Gump was here ....
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Shahrukh Khan, Christopher B. Duncan, Kajol, Steffany Huckaby, Katie A. Keane, Carl Marino
Karan Johar
ScreenplayShibani Bathija, Niranjan Iyengar
MusicShankar Ehsaan Loy
CinematographyRavi K. Chandran
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2010
Produced byDharma Productions, Red Chillies Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, romance
LanguageMild to moderate, infrequent, low impact
SexBrief references to sex, infrequent, in social context
ViolenceMild to moderate, in context, not bloody or graphic.
PrejudiceInterrogates racial and religious prejudice and negative stereotyping. Overall message is that it is disrespectful of human dignity.
Drug abuseNone
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconHighly recommended
Cape Times

Average .. 63%



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