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Shahrukh Khan sex-determination case: BMC gives a clean chit!
The gender test allegations before the birth of Shahrukh’s son AbRam are baseless, says the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
A few months ago, Shahrukh Khan was in the news for alleged pre-natal sex-determination of his younger son AbRam. Though the actor had denied such claims right from the beginning, a social activist had filed a case against SRK 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
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
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: 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
Aamir Khan to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister on Wednesday
Aamir Khan plans to get in touch with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday, May 9 and discuss the issue of female foeticide at length. The actor has already raised this problem on the first episode of his show Satyamev Jayate and expressed his concern over it. Khan claims that his objective is to reduce the rampant practice of female infanticide across the country. On the show, he had taken a pledge to write to Gehlot and request him to take measures to clear pending court cases of doctors charged in the sex determination racket. We wish Aamir the best of luck and hope he gets the much needed support from the government.
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