The Obama of MY NAME IS KHAN discovered?

S Abid By S Abid | 07 Jan 2010 12:21:32.5630000 IST

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It's now more or less clear to most, especially who follow their daily dose of Bollywood, that in Karan Johar's MY NAME IS KHAN, lead actor Shah Rukh Khan sets out on a mission to meet the president of the United States. The question then arises about who essays the role of President Barack Obama? Well, here's the exclusive inside information on the man chosen to play Obama in MY NAME IS KHAN.

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If sources are to be believed, the role of the president has been essayed by Christopher B. Duncan, the star of TV shows like, THE JAMIE FOXX Show. The enigmatic actor has the distinction of impersonating President Obama with much class and attitude in the highly popular Jay Leno Show and that may account for the reason for him being chosen for one of biggest and most hyped projects of Bollywood.

The much anticipated Shah Rukh- Kajol starrer MY NAME IS KHAN hits the screens globally this Valentine weekend.