Aamir Khan specially screens Satyamev Jayate in villages

Aamir Khan‘s much awaited TV debut Satyamev Jayate premieres today. The show will be telecast in over 100 countries around the world, but sadly, not in Karnataka.
After months of hype and curiosity, D-day has finally arrived for Aamir Khan’s first TV show, Satyamev Jayate. The first episode of the non-fiction talk show will air today at 11 am across eight channels on the Star TV network, including four regional language channels which will feature dubbed versions. It will also be aired on national broadcaster Doordarshan.To make sure the show reaches people in remote areas who don’t own TV sets, the actor will hold special public screenings of the first episode for them on community TV sets in their villages. Bhingara and Kahupatta in Maharashtra, Jhunkar in Madhya Pradesh and Khannapurwa, Lalpur Sarauta and Maaniram in Uttar Pradesh are some of the chosen villages.

“It is a relevant show for the whole country and we are making sure that it reaches out to all Indians, even in places with limited or no TV connectivity,” says Gayatri Yadav, marketing and communications, Star India. Based on the response to the first episode, Star will consider screening subsequent episodes of the show in this manner as well.

Telecom brand Airtel, Satyamev Jayate’s sponsor, has reduced the cost of SMS responses to the show from Rs. 3 to Rs. 1. Also, reports say that the revenue collected via SMS and from caller tunes of the show’s title track will be donated to charity.

Aamir’s dream to reach out to every Indian might hit a roadblock however. Recent news reports have said that Karnataka has banned the show from being aired because of a state policy that disallows dubbed versions of non-Kannada serials on regional channels. At the time of goin to print, Star TV officials were trying to work out a solution.

7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: Remember Byomkesh Bhakshi and Tehkikaat? « Pins N Ashes
  2. Trackback: Aamir Khan (satyamev jayate) can bring a revolution in India | media laundry- @Dhobitalao
  3. Trackback: Satyam Eva Jayate… « For Whatever It's Worth…
  4. Trackback: India’s Oprah, Aamir Khan | media laundry- @Dhobitalao
  5. Trackback: Satyamev Jayate: Of downright manipulations and status-quoist revolutions « kracktivist
  6. Windows 7
    Mar 05, 2013 @ 00:09:56

    I don’t leave a great deal of responses, but i did some searching and wound up here Aamir Khan specially screens Satyamev Jayate in villages | kracktivist. And I actually do have a couple of questions for you if it’s allright.
    Is it simply me or does it seem like some of the remarks look as if
    they are written by brain dead folks? 😛 And, if
    you are writing at additional places, I’d like to keep up with everything fresh you have to post. Could you make a list of the complete urls of all your communal sites like your Facebook page, twitter feed, or linkedin profile?


  7. Social Wars Facebook Hack
    Aug 20, 2014 @ 21:04:53

    What blogs for political discourse could you suggest me to learn?
    I’m looking both for blogs giving fair, balanced commentary
    on all concerns or sites which have a liberal or
    left wing slant. Thank you.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


Kractivism-Gonaimate Videos

Protest to Arrest

Faking Democracy- Free Irom Sharmila Now

Faking Democracy- Repression Anti- Nuke activists


Kamayaninumerouno – Youtube Channel


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 6,227 other followers

Top Rated

Blog Stats

  • 1,855,596 hits


May 2012
%d bloggers like this: