PG-13 | | Drama
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Shah Rukh Khan remained in character at home.
Sam... Our Khan has managed to achieve, with his love and humanity, what my hatred could never achieve. My anger threw us apart. But today his love has brought us together in a way where we remember you with renewed hope.
Multiple times during the film, language is used that would not used in a Midwestern American town. One example being the use of the term "bloody" in the style of British English usage by youths while harassing Mandira's son.
The international director's cut (edited by Alan Edward Bell), which premiered at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles on April 24, 2010 and was released in the United States on May 7, deletes approximately 35 minutes of footage, including most of the Wilhelmina, Georgia subplot.
Hindi, Urdu, English
£936,454 (UK) (12 February 2010)
$4,018,695 (USA) (2 May 2010)
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