The decision to dub the movie was taken recently by Fox STAR Studios India after it felt breaking the language barrier can pave for a bigger market for the movie. Vijay Singh, CEO of Fox STAR Studios India said that the idea was to release the movie is 25 non-traditional markets for Bollywood. He added that the process of dubbing and adding subtitles had already started and from March to June the movie will be released in these markets.
My Name Is Khan is set post-9/11 period in US and deals with issues like terrorism and racial bias. The movie brings in Kajol and Shahrukh together after a gap of seven years.