My Name Is Khan

My Name Is Khan (Hindi: माय नेम इज़ ख़ान);[4] commonly referred to as MNIK,[5] is a 2010 Bollywood film directed by Karan Johar, with a screenplay by Shibani Bathija, produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan, and starring Shahrukh Khan and Kajol,[6][7] who reunite after nine years (their last film together was Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001). It was overseen by both Dharma Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment and distributed by FOX Star Entertainment, which bought the rights for the film for a sum of INR 1 billion, thus becoming the most expensive Bollywood film of 2010.[8]It is also the highest buyover for any Indian film, breaking Ghajini's record of INR 900 million.
My Name Is Khan is the fourth directorial venture of Karan Johar. Cinematography is by Ravi K. Chandran, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy composed the film's score, choreography is by Farah Khan, and lyrics were written by Niranjan Iyengar.[9] Visual Effects are by Red Chillies VFX.
My Name is Khan debuted in Abu Dhabi, UAE on 10 February 2010.[10] It released globally in cinemas on 12 February 2010.[1] It was also screened as part of the 60th Berlin International Film Festival's official selection the same month.[11] In the months leading up to its release, the film has also been involved in some controversy related to international airport security and Indian politics.
Upon release, the film broke many box office records, and became the highest-grossing Bollywood film overseas.[12] Within four weeks, the film crossed the INR 700 million mark in India and became the first film of 2010 to do so. In the overseas markets, the film grossed Rs. 110.34 crores ($19.25 million).[13] The film was released in India on DVD on 28 April 2010. Blu-ray in India, plus a DVD release worldwide followed on 10 August 2010.[14]
Contents [hide]   * 1 Plot   * 2 Cast   * 3 Themes   * 4 Production and publicity       * 4.1 Pre-production and casting       * 4.2 Filming and post-production       * 4.3 Pre-release publicity...