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My Name is Khan

[cert 12A, 161 mins]

A Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, suffers from Asperger's syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism that complicates socialisation. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who mistake his disability for suspicious behaviour, however, a therapist helps him deal with his situation.

A man and a woman dressed in black sit on a bench

Director: Karan Johar

Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Harmony Blossom, Kajol

Level: AS, A2, KS4

Subjects: Film Studies, Media Studies, Religious Education

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