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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

TCP: Living the American Dream

My TCP entry for this week is My Name is Khan. I am not so sure if it qualifies for Living the American Dream but somehow, I chose this because this is a story about a man from India who now lives in America and tries to build a family despite his condition.

Rizwan Khan (Shahrukh Khan), a young man suffering from autism, lives with his loving and supportive mother in India. When she dies, he travels all the way to San Francisco so that his younger brother, Zakir (Jimmy Shergill) could take care of him. Zakir’s wife, Hasina (Sonya Jehan), happens to be a psychologist and diagnosis Rizwan with Asperger’s syndrome, a neurological disorder that affects his behavior, i.e. making him sensitive to certain sounds and the color of yellow.

My Name is Khan is captivating, well-acted and heartfelt with inspirational, important messages about tolerance, compassion, endurance, hope, honesty and, above all, the power of love.




3 comments:

imriz said...

up to this golden era, many culture and people were still hoping for that american dream.

☆♥Shydub♥☆ said...

Ka update nimu miha basta movie lage

Dhemz said...

murag kita nako ani sa una mami...eehhehe!

labay ko dre before hitting the hay...ugma nako mi rampa...salamat sa dalaw ug comments...mwah!

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