Trailerama: My Name is Khan

Shah Rukh Khan gets the heavyduty out. Not only does he play a Muslim with Asperger’s Syndrome, but he runs afoul of Homeland Security after moving to San Francisco. Bollywood doesn’t really do subtlety, which means there will be plenty of anger and tears before Khan clears his name. Even the trailer makes us kind of warm and fuzzy. Can’t really see an Asperger’s victim getting down to many musical numbers, though. Directed by Karan Johar (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham …) The songs are by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

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2 Responses to “Trailerama: My Name is Khan”

  1. Must See Movies: February 2010 « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] My Name is Khan Release date: Feb. 12 The pitch: An autistic Muslim (Shah Rukh Khan) finds happiness with a single mom (Kajol) in San Francisco. Then 9/11 turns his world upside down. Fun fact: Last August, Khan was detained by Newark Airport security for questioning while promoting the film. Why it could be great: SRK stars in a story that’s sure to tug the heartstrings of discriminated-against immigrants and angry liberals alike. There’ll be a few musical numbers, too. Why it could suck: The emotional maelstrom reaches fever pitch when Khan embarks on an odyssey to meet Barack Obama himself. […]

  2. Berlin 2010 Preview: Competition, Part 2 « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] My Name is Khan […]

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