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Satyamev Jayate 2 review: Aamir Khan needs to up his game!
There were huge expectations from the social awareness show this year; but has Aamir met our expectations? We don’t think so…
Aamir Khan created quite a stir with Satyamev Jayate last year, when he talked about issues like female infanticide and honour killing. 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
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 episode 6: Aamir Khan fights for equality for the differently-abled
On Satyamev Jayate this Sunday, the actor shed light on various difficulties that the disabled have been facing in the country, and the solutions to make their lives better
Every time people question Aamir Khan’s intent to spread awareness about real life issues on his TV show Satyamev Jayate, he answers them by churning out a thought-provoking episode. Click here to read more
SATYAMEV JAYATE episode 5: Aamir Khan discusses honour killing
Aamir strikes an emotional chord once again, with a discussion on the grave issue of honour killings
We settle down to watch the fifth episode of Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate, ably equipped with tissue papers et al. That Aamir leaves his viewers emotionally choked every weekend, is a given (though not many are keen to start their precious Sunday on a sombre note). Click here to read more
SATYAMEV JAYATE episode 4: Aamir Khan tackles fraudulent medical practices
The intelligent actor casts light on a slew of scandalous exercises ailing our healthcare system
Low on tears but high on shocking value, Satyamev Jayate’s fourth episode dealt with horrendous medical practices forthrightly. Right from the deceitful ‘Basin’ blood test to the ‘cut percentage’ offered by pharmaceutical companies, and from astronomical fees students have to shell out to pursue medicine to drug mafias casting a wicked web of incentives to pocket more profits – Aamir Khan daringly portrayed a vicious cycle that is deteriorating our basic healthcare system without pointing an accusing finger at anyone. 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