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Satyamev Jayate 

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Aamir Khan hosts and produces this documentary/talkshow that explores the social issues affecting modern India.
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Aamir Khan ...  Self - Host / ... 25 episodes, 2012-2014
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Aamir Khan hosts and produces this documentary/talkshow that explores the social issues affecting modern India.

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The show became an instant hit with critics and audience, who praised the originality and the research put in by Aamir Khan and team on the various social ailments that plague India. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe: Bollywood Special (2013) See more »

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A must watch. Awesome stuff. 10/10.
4 June 2017 | by TakethispunchSee all my reviews

The first episode focused on the issue of female foeticide in India. The show began with some stories of mothers who struggled to give birth to their girl child. The first guest on the show was Amisha Yagnik from Ahmedabad. Yagnik was forced by her husband and in-laws to abort her female unborn children six times in a span of eight years and further shared her experiences in finally giving birth to a daughter. The second guest, Parveen Khan from Morena, Madhya Pradesh shared the story of her husband disfiguring her face by biting it, when she insisted on giving birth to a female child against his wishes. Another guest, doctor Mitu Khurana from Delhi was asked by her orthopaedic surgeon husband and in-laws to abort her girl twins 20 weeks after conceiving. Her story helped dispel the perception and myth among people that the abhorrent practice of female foeticide is practised only by rural people or those living in small towns or is confined only to lesser educated people.

The show claimed that according to 2011 Census, the rate at which the unborn female child is killed amounts to killing off 1,000,000 girls a year and there were 914 girls for every 1,000 boys.

The show focuses on sensitive social issues prevalent in India such as female foeticide, child sexual abuse, rape, honour killings, domestic violence, untouchability, alcoholism, and the criminalization of politics. It aims to bring the great achievements of people which often go unnoticed in order to encourage the audience to achieve their goals no matter what comes in between. It also aims to empower citizens with information about their country, and urge them to take action.


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Official site | satyamevjayate.in | See more »

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India

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Hindi

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6 May 2012 (India) See more »

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Truth Alone Prevails See more »

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Aamir Khan Productions See more »
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