Indo-Asian News Service
May 06, 2012 17:40 IST
Aamir Khan's maiden episode of his first ever TV show Satyamev Jayate fetched rave reviews on Twitter, occupying
the "top five trends" on the social networking site.
Even before Aamir could wrap up the episode, which focused on female foeticide, 2,254 tweets were notched up.
From Bollywood celebs to the person on the street, to activists like Kiran Bedi, all gave the show the thums up.
This is what the Twitterati had to say:
Kiran Bedi: I would give full marks to Aamir Khan's TV Prog Satyamev Jayate, very creative, evidence based and emotionally connecting, inspiring! Thank u.
Preity Zinta: Watching Aamir Khan on Satyamev Jayate discussing female foeticide. I love this effort from him and thank him as a woman.
Dia Mirza: I always wanted something like this on TV. Thank you Aamir for stirring people(Sic).
Farhan Akhtar: Satyamev Jayate. A show with a heart.
Boman Irani: Good show Aamir.
Shabana Azmi: Aamir Khan's show can bring a revolution. Thoroughly researched, covers all aspects, touches emotional chord n forces us to reexamine ourselves.
Neha Dhupia: Watching Aamir Khan address the unreal problems of real India. I am a fan as always.
Mandira Bedi: A reality show in its truest sense. Some stirring and troubling realities of our times.. I applaud Aamir Khan.
Kabir Bedi: Aamir Khan's 1st episode of Satyamev Jayate exposes killing of baby girls, India's darkest secret. Brilliant.
Mini Mathur: Aamir Khan I am so proud of you. You have put your stature to use in the most straight and compelling way.
TV has woken up to a new era.
Kabir Khan: For an hour this morning. Television stopped being the idiot box.
Maria Goretti: An hour well spent watching Satyamev Jayate. Aamir Khan take a bow, poignant issues, heartfelt and emotional content TV never felt as good.
Others too hailed the show.
Mitali Chatterjee: The concept of Female Foeticide...needs every voice it can get .. thank you Amir #Satyamev Jayate.
Jaydeep Sarkar: Bravo, Aamir Khan! Thank you for not wasting the nation's time on game shows/ cultivating greed. THIS is how stardom should be used.
Dinesh Dasa: Aamir Khan is providing a best example of how stardom earned could be returned back 2 society 4 societal cause.