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My Name Is KhanWhat ails Shahrukh Khan in K-Jo's film?
21st Oct 2008  12.30 IST
By ApunKaChoice  


In Karan Johar's next film My Name Is Khan , Shahrukh Khan will play a character who suffers from an Autistic disorder.

Despite what the movie's title suggests, 'My Name Is Khan' is not a biopic of SRK. But it's a movie based on a man who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome.




Scriptwriter Shibani Bhatija, who has to her credit films like Fanaa and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna , has penned script for this movie. Both Karan Johar and Shibani have worked diligently to come up with an evocative script which depicts the condition of Asperger's patients who are fighting hard to be a part of the society.

While writing the script Shibani reportedly conducted thorough research and also interviewed many people under the influence of this physical disorder.

Asperger's Syndrome is characterized by physical clumsiness and lack of proper communication skills in people who suffer from it.

According to sources, Karan Johar wants to convey a social message through his film which will be a sort of eye-opener for many, just like Aamir Khan enlightened many people about dyslexia through his lovely film Taare Zameen Par .

What's even more interesting is that 'My Name Is Khan' brings back the jodi of SRK and Kajol to the silver screen again.



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