Rizvan Khan (Shah Rukh Khan), a Muslim man from India, moves to San Francisco and lives with his brother and sister-in-law. Rizvan, who has Asperger syndrome falls in love with Mandira (Kajol). Despite protests from his family they get married and start a small business together.
They are happy until September 11, 2001, after which attitudes towards Muslims undergo a sea-change. When tragedy strikes, Mandira is devastated and they split. Rizvan is confused and very upset that the love of his life has left him. To win her back, he embarks on a touching and inspiring journey across America.
'My Name is Khan' is the triumphant story of an unconventional hero overcoming obstacles to regain the love of his life.
Did you know?
Shah Rukh Khan had gone to the US for a publicity outing but was detained at customs for over an hour. People first thought this was a PR stunt but it was later revealed that it was not. The film's producers were furious that their star was treated so shabbily, not unlike Khan's character in the film. Read More