‘My Name Is Khan’ makes it to Oscars’ reminder listBy IANS
Friday, January 7, 2011
MUMBAI - Aamir Khans Peepli Live is India’s official entry for the 83rd Academy Awards, but Shah Rukh Khans My Name Is Khan has also made its way to the prestigious awards.
Director Karan Johar’s take on post-9/11 US through an Asperger’s patient Rizwan Khan, played by Shah Rukh Khan, My Name Is Khan has made it to the reminder list of movies eligible for this year’s Academy Awards.
” ‘MNIK’ started off as a movement and it’s heartening to hear that today it’s in the broad list of films eligible to be in the running in all categories. I’m honoured that the film has that kind of acceptance level on a global platform, Johar was quoted as saying.
Other films that are included in the list are Biutiful, Clash Of The Titans, The Expendables, Fair Game, Inception and Iron Man 2, among others.
‘MNIK’, also starring Kajol, was co-produced by Dharma Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment and distributed by FOX Star Entertainment.