My Name Is Khan is the highest grossing film from Bollywood in the United States. On the other hand, if the Karan Johar production is able to secure an Academy Award, My Name Is Khan will also become the first film from the Hindi film industry to breakthrough at the final levels of the Oscars.
The story of My Name Is Khan is set at the backdrop of the 9/11 attacks in the US, a subject that is also relevant in America, therefore it is but natural that the film be liked by the American citizens. Also to be kept in mind is the fact that the Shahrukh Khan starrer has been distributed in the US by Fox Star Studios, the name behind the Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire. So, will Shahrukh Khan and buddy Karan Johar step on the Oscars platform? Keep the fingers crossed!