‘Satyamev Jayate’ Independence Day episode: Was Aamir Khan’s show really successful?
Did Aamir Khan’s TV chat show work? The August 15 special episode traced the Satyamev Jayate team’s journey and the show’s impact
As the familiar tune of Satyamev Jayate from Aamir Khan‘s chat show reverberated from the TV screens today, it took us back to the many Sundays we had spent watching the show and admiring the actor-turned-crusader. This time though, the show was being aired on a Wednesday, for a very special reason: today is August 15 – the Indian Independence Day. It was a clever strategy by Star India to schedule the telecast of the final episode, titled Satyamev Jayate Ka Safar, for a time when most TV channels were airing I-Day specials and the National channel, the Prime Minister’s speech. So what was the response to Satyamev Jayate? Was it really a lasting success, or has the euphoria died down? Let’s take a look. Click here to read more
BIGG BOSS 5: Swami Agnivesh excited to be on the show
Swami Agnivesh says he will be in a relaxed mood on the show and people will see a lighter side of him
What would a saffron-clad, social activist, Arya Samaj leader do in the big, bad world of Bigg Boss? “Relax,” says Swami Agnivesh, who is geared up to reach out to India’s youth with issues like casteism, alcoholism and corruption through his entry into the controversial reality show Tuesday. The 72-year-old is “excited” about entering the secluded Karjat house, where 11 young, celebrity contestants are already fighting it out for survival. The inhabitants have no connect with the outside world and are under 24×7 camera surveillance. Click here to read more