girl child News
Salman Khan wishes to have a baby daughter…aww!
The actor says if he ever has a child, he would wish it to be a girl, which wethinks is really cute
Actor Salman Khan, who is busy shooting for his film Jai Ho, has managed to take out time to create awareness of the Girl Child, Women Empowerment programme, and says if he ever has a child, he wishes it should be a girl. “If I ever have a child.. Insh’allah I will… Click here to read more
Priyanka Chopra and Irfan Pathan launch UNICEF website to support education for the girl child
The initiative is an extension of IPL team Delhi Daredevils’ Dare to Care campaign for young girls who are not able to complete their education
Bollywood and cricket joined hands against gender discrimination, as UNICEF brand ambassadors Priyanka Chopra and Irfan Pathan launched a website to support adolescent girls. 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
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 impact: Maharashtra seeks Aamir Khan’s support for girl child
Actors Ajay Devgn and Kajol are also doing their bit by making a documentary on ‘Save the Girl Child’ for the state government
After Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit reportedly turned down Maharashtra’s offer as brand ambassador for tourism, the state has sought megastar Aamir Khan’s support for its various public welfare schemes that aim to protect girl child, a top official said. Click here to read more
‘Satyamev Jayate’ special screening held in Maharashtra, Gujarat & Uttar Pradesh
The first episode of Aamir Khan’s debut TV show Satyamev Jayate was screened on Sunday, May 6, in some villages in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh where the villagers do not have access to television. “This is an important and relevant show for all of India and Star India is going all out to make sure that this show reaches out to all Indians even in places with limited or no TV connectivity,” said Gayatri Yadav, EVP- Marketing and Communications, STAR India, in a statement. “The show is about the people of India and it’s imperative it reaches every Indian,” she added.
Satyamev Jayate went on air Sunday on Star Plus as well as Doordarshan [you read it here first]. In fact, this is the first ever show to be beamed on a private channel as well as DD simultaneously. The special screening was organised by Star Plus on community TV sets in villages like Bhingara and Kahupatta in Maharashtra; Chepa in Gujarat; Jhunkar in Madhya Pradesh; Tikeri, Lalpur, Sarauta and Maaniram in Uttar Pradesh. Most of these villages have a population of less than 5,000. The initiative was taken to ensure that the show reaches all over the country as the show caters to the issues of common man. For instance, the first episode talked about female foeticide and its consequences.Click here to read more