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Karan Johar shoots in Mumbai slums for My Name Is Khan

After Slumdog Millionaire, the West wants more of the Mumbai slums. Last week Karan Johar shot some key slum sequences in Borivali with the Slumdog Millionaire kid Tanay Chedda who plays Srk's childhood role in My Name Is Khan, and the incredibly underused Zarina Wahab who plays Srk's mother. Karan chose the boy to play the childhood part of Shah Rukh's life not only because of his facial likeness to Shah Rukh, but also because of Tanay's instant connectivity with the Mumbai slums and thereafter the Western audience. Says Karan, "Tanay is exceptionally talented. He was able to imbibe Shah Rukh's character traits and use them to make Srk's childhood look convincing." The director now intends to cast Tanay as junior Srk whenever required, much in the way that Master Mayur played the young Amitabh Bachchan in a series of films. Poll: Will film offers dry up for the

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