Paulo Coelho Says SRK Deserved An Oscar For ‘My Name Is Khan’, Calls Hollywood Manipulative

‘My Name Is Khan’, in my humble opinion, is Karan Johar’s finest work till date. And if it is anything that helmed the already monumental film at its pinnacle, it’s Shah Rukh’s portrayal of Rizwan Khan, a person suffering from Asperger’s syndrome. And his journey, that made the film what it is.

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And now, even after seven years, the admiration and applause from the viewers (including me) have not stopped. In fact, it is not just home-bound, the love keeps pouring in from seven seas across and there is proof.

 

Recently, Paulo Coelho, an acclaimed writer of repute, took to Twitter to share his views about the film and his love for SRK, who he thought deserved an Oscar, if Hollywood wasn’t ‘manipulative’. 

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And soon, Shah Rukh reciprocated the sweet gesture in the most humble way possible. 

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But that wasn’t it, King Khan also felt sad at the disposition of several Muslims in the US after Trump’s ban and tweeted,

 

Even Karan Johar expressed his gratitude to the ‘Alchemist’ author in a way, a director should. 

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Honestly, after watching the movie for what it is, Paulo’s comments don’t come as a surprise to me. Also, what an example for the world to follow!

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