Aamir’s TV debut gets thumbs up from celebrities

Published: May 06, 2020

Superstar Aamir Khan’s much anticipated TV debut ‘Satyamev Jayate’ got a thumbs up from the Hindi film industry.

On Sunday morning, the celebrities took to their Twitter account and bestowed their positive reactions about the show that focused on social and real life issues.

The one-and-a-half-hour show on Sunday threw light on the issue of female foeticide in India. Case studies of three women residing in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Ahmedabad were presented.

“Watching Aamir Khan on Satyamev Jayate discussing female foeticide, I love this effort from him and thank him as a woman!,” posted Preity Zinta.

Salman Khan also urged people to watch the show. “Spend your Sunday with Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate on Star Plus. Don’t miss it sharp 11 a.m.”

Satyamev Jayate. A show with a heart,” posted Farhan Akhtar.

“Aamir does it again…and this time on TV, Satyamev Jayate touches the heart and opens the eyes to the country around us,” tweeted Ken Ghosh.

“Time for action. I absolutely loved Satyamev Jayate. At least Aamir is doing what all of us only talk about,” posted Raj Kaushal.

“Aamir Khan’s show can bring a revolution. Thoroughly researched covers all aspects touches emotional chord n forces us to re-examine ourselves,” posted Shabana Azmi.

“I always wanted something like this on TV. Thank you Aamir for stirring people who think Sundays are meant to be ‘lazy’ and ‘others’ problems are not theirs,” tweeted Dia Mirza.

Meanwhile ‘Satyamev Jayate’ was on Sunday screened in many villages which do not have access to television sets.

The first episode, which dealt with the issue of female foeticide, got a special screening at a centrally located place or a town hall of the villages in Bhingara and Kahupatta in Maharashtra, Jhunkar in Madhya Pradesh, Khannapurwa, Lalpur Sarauta and Maaniram in Uttar Pradesh and many more.

In order to make sure that the show reached the entire country, it is also being telecast in multiple languages and on Doordarshan.

Article source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article3391356.ece

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