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Ankur Arora Murder Case movie review: A gripping medical thriller!
The film is more relevant than many of today’s commercial hits
Film: Ankur Arora Murder Case; Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Arjun Mathur, Vishakha Singh, Paoli Dam, Tisca Chopra and Manish Chaudhary; Writer: Vikram Bhatt; Director: Suhail Tatari
Picture this. A mother watches her young son being wheeled into the operation theatre for a minor procedure. The child never returns. Medical negligence is passe. Medical arrogance is the new menace. 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
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
‘Satyamev Jayate’ impact: Bihar seeks Aamir Khan’s help to popularise generic medicines
The actor’s association would help the government to educate people about the importance of such drugs
Impressed by Aamir Khan‘s advocacy of generic drugs on his TV show Satyamev Jayate, Bihar has sought the Bollywood star’s help to create awareness and popularise the medicines among the people in the state, a minister said Sunday in Patna. 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
Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan refuses to apologise to doctors
The actor maintains that he has not insulted the medical profession
Actor Aamir Khan is in no mood to apologise to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and medical bodies such as Medscape India. Some doctors were miffed with the actor for showcasing a one-sided view of the medical profession on his TV show Satyamev Jayate – the fourth episode of the Sunday morning show covered medical malpractice. Click here to read more
Satyamev Jayate: Aamir Khan reaches Parliament to expose medical malpractice!
Aamir Khan has impressed many with his popular TV show Satyamev Jayate that concentrates on tackling sensitive social issues like child abuse, dowry and domestic violence. Among those who admire him are the Members of Parliament. Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Kumar of Bharatiya Janata Party, who is also the head of parliamentary standing committee on commerce, had invited Aamir Khan to enlighten the members regarding malpractices of the medical fraternity. Aamir has reached Parliament and this panel discussion is taking place right now. Soon we will know if Aamir has been successful in helping pass yet another bill for the welfare of the society! Watch this space for any updates.
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‘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
Satyamev Jayate: TV viewers support Aamir Khan against medical malpratices
Satyamev Jayate‘s audience thinks Aamir Khan is doing a great service by highlighting the issue
Aamir Khan’s effort to highlight malpractices in the medical profession in India through his pathbreaking TV show Satyamev Jayate may have upset many doctors, but viewers agree that discreditable practices are widespread and the actor was indeed doing a great service and would “get support from all Indians”.
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SATYAMEV JAYATE: Doctors demand apology from Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan’s show Satyamev Jayate did not highlight doctors who provide free treatment or those wrongly assaulted by patients, Medscape India claims
An umbrella body of 21 medical institutions Wednesday asked Bollywood star Aamir Khan to apologise for accusing doctors of malpractices in his TV talk show Satyamev Jayate. Medscape India said the representation of malpractices supposedly perpetrated by doctors was “rather sad” and Aamir should offer his apologies. Click here to read more