"All members of Satyamev Jayate, are busy with this water problem and we think making Maharashtra drought-free is more important," says Aamir
"The response to Satyamev Jayate was so strong that we felt we will take one more step ahead and focus on one topic. We decided to work on water and Maharashtra. Water is important and Maharashtra is my birth place. I feel if we respect water, water will respect us so we all need to come together for this," said Aamir Khan
"As a citizen of the country, who has given us Satyamev Jayate, Aamir has every right to be worried. Why are people blowing it out of proportion? When people like Sadhvi make such remarks, that kind of thing is really divisive. But nobody chastised her, nobody took her to task as they took Aamir to task " Aparna Sen said
"I love him (Aamir). He has a magnetic quality. The activism and social justice work that he does is amazing. Also, his television show Satyamev Jayate is great. He (Aamir) is like Oprah Winfrey. Upfront, who used to spread awareness regarding several issues on the show," said Ava DuVernay
It was quite a packed day for Aamir Khan. The actor and Kiran attended the inauguration of Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital's new wing - Fertiltree International Fertility Center. The couple also attended 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup Awards 2016'. The competition judged water harvesting efforts of various villages.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has been invited to be one of the speakers at the 'Women in the World Summit' in New York. The actor's award- winning show Satyamev Jayate impressed organisers and the star was invited to participate and share the platform with high profile guests such as actors Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep, writer Elif Shafak and DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman.
This week, in conversation with one of the leading actors in the Indian film industry, Aamir Khan. The versatile actor talks about turning 50, his career, controversies and more. He also tells NDTV why he'll never join active politics and how he has a lot of hopes from PM Modi and his government: "We are hoping that they deliver all the promises they made." Asked if he was concerned about remarks by people like Sadhvi Prachi who asked for the Khan films to be boycotted and posters torn up, he retorted, " it has no impact... when ekka dukka people who come up and say, you know in life all kinds of people say all kinds of things." On concerns expressed by church leaders about safety and issues like the beef ban he said, "When minorities are threatened or majority, anyone is threatened... we look towards our leaders to take a strong and firm action but when we see silence from the people who we have selected in situations like this, it is disappointing." (Read transcript here)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five-year Clean India campaign has found a celebrity supporter in actor Aamir Khan. The Dhoom: 3 star told the press today: "I clean up at home and our office is waste-free. We should all support the Prime Minister in this step." Aamir, whose social activism TV show Satyamev Jayate has highlighted issues such as female foeticide and medical malpractices, also said, "I will be happy if they offer me this responsibility."