No Blind Spot for My Name is Khan

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It’s concern with the specially abled doesn’t end with Asperger’s Syndrome. The film is the first Hindi movie to be released in cinemas with audio description (AD). Audio description is essentially a voiceover, and referring largely to non-verbal developments and explaining what is happening. In other words, subtitles for the visually challenged.

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) worked with Twentieth Century Fox for the film. “Around 700 films are produced by Bollywood every year and our research tells us that blind and partially sighted fans want AD on these films. We hope other studios will follow our lead,” said Fazilet Hadi, director of RNIB.