Bollywood poster of the blockbuster Hindi film My Name Is Khan (2010) for sale.
This is an actual surviving Shahrukh Khan poster of the 2010 Hindi film My Name Is Khan that featured the “King of Bollywood” in the lead role opposite actress Kajol.
Directed by Karan Johar, My Name Is Khan was distributed by FOX Star Entertainment. FOX purchased the rights for the film for a whopping 1 billion rupees, making it one of the most expensive distribution deals in the history of Indian cinema in the year 2010.
My Name Is Khan reunited Bollywood's most successful couple, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol after a gap of nearly a decade. The two had last appeared together in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in 2001.
Upon its release, the film broke many box office records. My Name Is Khan was the highest-grossing Bollywood film overseas at the time of its release, making this Shahrukh Khan poster, highly collectible!
Printed and circulated during the first release run of the film, this glossy My Name Is Khan poster was originally designed for publicity of the film but never ended up being used. Shahrukh Khan and Kajol are seen in a close up on the top of this My Name Is Khan poster. An iconic still photograph of Shah Rukh Khan standing near a freeway is seen at the bottom.
A message at the bottom of this My Name Is Khan poster reads, “An ordinary man, An extraordinary journey … for love.” The poster is set against the backdrop of a faintly visible map of the United States of America.
My Name Is Khan was promoted in a manner previously unseen for an Indian film. It was screened as part of the 60th Berlin International Film Festival's Official Selection in February 2010. Tickets for the film's screening at the festival reportedly fetched record prices of £1,000 GBP each, selling out completely in seconds. In February 2010, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol became the first Indian movie stars to ring the opening bell of the New York stock exchange NASDAQ.
My Name Is Khan broke the four-year record of Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (KANK), and became the highest grossing Bollywood film in the UK. The film received numerous awards including Best Director (Karan Johar), Best Actor (Shahrukh Khan) and Best Actress (Kajol) at the 2011 Filmfare Awards.
The soundtrack of the film became a rage throughout the nation. Songs like “Tere Naina” are fondly remembered and played till today.