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Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate takes Twitter by storm

Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, May 06, 2012
First Published: 13:03 IST(6/5/2012) | Last Updated: 13:34 IST(6/5/2012)

Even as we write, Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate is trending on microblogging site Twitter and how! The show took over eight out of 10 trending topic slots on Twitter India while Aamir Khan trended on Twitter Worldwide.

From celebrities to the 'common man', everyone on Twitter was busy tweeting about Aamir's debut show. While a countable few didn't seem impressed with the show's revelations, most of the Twitterati seemed thrilled and even hopeful of what lies in the future.

Here's a list of the topics that trended on Twitter when we last checked:

#SatyamevJayate - The name of the show
Aamir Khan - The mentor of the show
#smj - Short form of the show
Female Foeticide - Theme of discussion for today's show
Star Plus - The channel on which the show was telecast
DD National - The more broadbased channel on which the show was telecast
Swanand Kirkire (which replaced Oprah, the show Satyamev Jayate was being compared with) - The composer of the theme song of today's episode O Ri Chiraiya
Doordarshan - This was probably the first time in decades that this channel was given any importance again, thanks to the show



Celebs tweet:
Shabana Azmi @AzmiShabana: Aamir Khans show can bring a revolution. Thoroughly researched covers all aspects touches emotional chord n forces us to reexamine ourselves

Farhan Akhtar @FarOutAkhtar: Satyamev Jayate. A show with a heart. ?

Vishal Dadlani @V1SH4L: Aamir coulda made 3 Cr. a day for any kinda TV show. He CHOSE to make his airtime worthwhile. May his tribe increase. #satyamevajayate

Mandira Bedi @mandybedi: A reality show in its truest sense. Some stirring & troubling realities of our times.. I applaud @aamir_khan ... http://m.tmi.me/pxI5Y

Aamir gets emotional while talking about his show Satyamev Jayate (HT Photo)

Boman Irani @bomanirani: Good Show Aamir!

Harsha Bhogle @bhogleharsha: i absolutely loved #satyamevjayate. at least aamir is doing what all of us only talk about.

Kabir Khan @kabirkhankk: @aamir_khan For an hour this morning television stopped being the idiot box

Mini Mathur @minimathur: @aamir_khan I'm so proud of u. Youve put ur stature to use in the most straight n compelling way. TV has woken up to a new era @smjindia

Kiran Bedi @thekiranbedi: Amir Khan's TV serial Satya Mev Jayte on Star Plus going exceedingly so far! It is evidence based production!

Twitter talks:
Soumik Sen @bangdu: If Salman hosted #SatyamevJayate he would personally hunt down abusive husbands, in-laws and doctors n smash them to pulp. #InstantJustice

Saumil J @Saumil_J: baki sab baad me, 1st my own business. "@aseemrastogi2: I didn't understand why is #AamirKhan is charging 3 crs per episode #SatyamevJayate"

Debiprasad @debiprasad: Watched Satyamev Jayate today. Impressive. Now we need to change! Else it's a waste! http://satyamevjayate.in #SatyamevJayate

Harpreet Singh @TheTrendySingh: People criticizing #satyamevjayate, u r pissed off cuz you expected entertainment. Nothing big in this. You need to raise your standards.

Satyamev


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