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My Name is Khan

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    Box Office 2.0: The Worldwide Box Office Wrath of "Khan"

    As indieWIRE noted in this weekend's box office column, Fox Searchlight's debut of the Bollywood film "My Name Is Khan" was a huge success over President's Day. The Karan Johar directed-film - about a Muslim played by Shah Rukh Khan who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and is detained at LAX after 9/11 when security mistakes his disability for suspicious behavior - opened on 120 screens across America last Friday. For the 3-day weekend, "Khan" took in $1,944,027 placing 13th overall and averaging $16,200 - topping "Valentine's Day" as the best average of any film. For the entire holiday weekend, it grossed $2,264,983 - averaging $18,875, wh...

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