- Actor-Shared Background: Shah Rukh Khan is also a Muslim married to a Hindu.
- Life Imitates Art: The movie starts with Rizwan being searched and detained for questioning in an airport because people mistake him for a terrorist. When he traveled to the US to promote the movie, Shah Rukh Khan was... searched and detained for questioning in an airport because his name lit up a red signal for terrorism. Oops.
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