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Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate 2 to go on air from March 2: Watch promo!
Mr Perfectionist’s social hit show is back with its second season, which will go on air from March 2
Aamir Khan garnered appreciation for creating a debate on the country’s pressing social problems through Satyamev Jayate, that dealt with a number of hard hitting social topics. Click here to read more
‘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
Taslima Nasreen vs the Khans of Bollywood
The author remarked about Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate and went on to comment about Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan
Everybody and their cats are talking about Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate and the publicity hungry Taslima Nasreen is no different, choosing to talk about the show and throwing in her cat for good measure. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan to Parliament: Want FDI in pharma sector and cheaper drugs
The actor-filmmaker and host of TV show Satyamev Jayate wants reform in the pharma and medical sectors in India
The impact of Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate is unprecedented, even garnering response from the Parliament. He has discussed various issues on the show including female foeticide, dowry, domestic violence, child sexual abuse and medical malpractices. Click here to read more
Ajay Devgn: Girls take better care of their family than boys
The Bol Bachchan actor shares his thoughts on female foeticide while talking about his short film on the subject
Whenever Bollywood stars indulge in philanthropy, they raise doubts of a personal motive. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn is emphatic that his short film on the burning issue of female foeticide has no commercial purpose. Ajay has teamed with his actor wife Kajol for the social message-based short, which is yet to be titled. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s ‘Satyamev Jayate’ first episode: Female infanticide and the way ahead
The actor-filmmaker tackled the sensitive issue in Satyamev Jayate, his TV show that debuted on Star Plus and DD1 on May 6 at 11am
Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan’s much-awaited television show, Satyamev Jayate, premiered today at 11am on Indian television to glued audiences from across the country. Early viewer responses from social networking sites and websites displayed that people were taking to the show and discussing it as it was being telecast. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s ‘Satyamev Jayate’ in top 5 Twitter trends
The actor’s first TV show was the most talked about on the social networking site
The maiden episode of Aamir Khan’s first ever TV show, Satyamev Jayate that aired on Star Plus on Sunday, May 6, fetched rave reviews on social networking site Twitter, occupying the “top five trends” slot. Even before Aamir could wrap up the episode, which focussed on female foeticide, 2,254 tweets were notched up. From Bollywood celebs to journalists to the person on the street, and activists like Kiran Bedi, all gave the show the thumbs up. Satyamev Jayate was also trending on Facebook. But it was on Twitter that it was top trending. This is what the some of the Twitterati had to say on May 6: Click here to read more
SATYAMEV JAYATE: Aamir Khan defaming Rajasthan for publicity?
The state’s health minister accuses the actor of using Rajasthan as an example for female foeticide
Dr Rajkumar Sharma, Rajasthan’s Health Minister, is unhappy with Aamir Khan for ‘spoiling the image’ of his state. The minister is miffed that Aamir pointed out only Rajasthan while discussing female foeticide on his TV show, Satyamev Jayate. According to Sharma, the actor is doing all this for his show’s publicity. Click here to read more
Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan says doctors are supporting him
I’ve not insulted the medical profession, says Aamir Khan, claiming that the Medical Council of India is standing with him
Pats and brickbats – Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV show Satyamev Jayate. Fearless and convinced about the aim of the show, the actor-filmmaker says he is totally unapologetic about raising the issue of malpractices in the medical profession, thereby upsetting an umbrella body of 21 medical institutions. “I have absolutely no intentions of apologising because I have not done anything wrong,” Aamir said in an exclusive interview over phone from Mumbai. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan: ‘Satyamev Jayate’ viewers should look inwards
The actor-filmmaker and newbie TV host says his show does not aim to create a revolution. Excerpts from an interview
Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the “dream reaction” to his TV show Satyamev Jayate, says his purpose is served if his efforts make people introspect. Click here to read more
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to be global face of UN girl child campaign
The actor has agreed to be a part of the United Nations Save the Girl Child campaign
Even before Indian citizens and state governments went hysterical over the topic of discussion on Aamir Khan’s TV show Satyamev Jayate – female foeticide – actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was offered a chance to campaign for the girl child by visiting United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon. Click here to read more
SATYAMEV JAYATE Review: Aamir Khan’s calculated risk?
The actor’s TV chat show creates a sensation amongst viewers on debut. But will the euphoria sustain for the remaining episodes?
Aamir Khan cried and made others cry. But it was not a scene from one of his issue-based Bollywood movies. These were spontaneous reactions to people’s issues on his first TV show, Satyamev Jayate that premiered on Indian television on May 6. Read on to know what we felt about the show… Click here to read more
SATYAMEV JAYATE: Does Aamir Khan deserve a Bharat Ratna?
Bihar’s health minister wants the actor to be bestowed with India’s highest civilian award and seeks his support for Bitia Bachao campaign
Is Aamir Khan eligible for the India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna? Bihar’s Health and Family Welfare minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey wants the honour for the actor-filmmaker, as he is very impressed with how Aamir presented the issue of female foeticide on the first episode of his TV show, Satyamev Jayate. But does Aamir deserve the award? Click here to read more
‘Satyamev Jayate’ impact: Aamir Khan to meet parliamentary panel
The actor has been invited by the panel to discuss his insight into medical malpratices, which he highlighted on his TV show Satyamev Jayate
A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his Satyamev Jayate TV programme, for an interaction on the issue. He will appear Thursday morning with his team. Click here to read more