01 November, 2020

The Good Muslim In Eternal Return

A film to bring that classic cliche—real versus reel—to boil

The Good Muslim In Eternal Return

My Name Is Khan
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Jimmy Shergill, Sonya Jahan, Zarina Wahab
Directed by Karan Johar

Bal Thackeray’s clampdown on My Name is Khan could prove to be a most erroneous political move. It might have forced sections of the audience to stay away but has only added to the significance of the film, a magnum opus on love, tolerance and acceptance. It has also blended reel and real roles for Shahrukh Khan in a manner that no scriptwriter could have ever been able to put on paper. It is not an exaggeration to say that this is SRK’s Mother India. Rizwan Khan, afflicted with Asperger Syndrome, pays a heavy personal...



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