Copycat trouble for Satyamev Jayate site

  • Navdeep Kaur Marwah, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: May 24, 2012 00:41 IST
  • Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate has been widely appreciated by masses as well as people from film fraternity.

  • Bollywood actor Aamir Khan interacts with media in Mumbai on Sunday after good response of his television show Satyamev Jayate.(PTI)

  • The show was telecast in over 100 countries around the world, but sadly, not in Karnataka.

  • Aamir Khan has admitted he was quite nervous about his TV debut.

  • Aamir Khan said he was not bothered about the TRP's of the show but was afraid if he would be able to emotionally connect with ...

  • Aamir Khan's debut show Satyamev Jayate was all about the common man.

  • The music of the show was composed by Ram Sampath and lyrics were penned by Prasoon Joshi.

  • The show was simulcast in eight languages across all key channels of the Star network - Star Plus, Star Pravah, Star Jalsha, Star Utsav, Asianet, ...

  • Satyamev Jayate is Aamir Khan's first reality show which creates history by becoming the first ever programme to go live simultaneously on a private channel ...

  • Aamir Khan speaks during a press conference to promote his upcoming television show Satyamev Jayate.

Even as actor Aamir Khan on Tuesday tweeted ecstatically about Lok Sabha passing the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences bill after the subject was addressed in an episode of his TV show, Satyamev Jayate has landed in online trouble.

Many fake websites with the show’s logo, look and feel, have cropped up, misleading surfers. Though the official website of the show is, the fakes have similar names such as and, with content about the show.

“Some unscrupulous persons have in an unauthorised manner, hosted websites in relation to the program. These people have gone to great lengths to ensure that the look and feel of their fake website is an exact copy of our official website. It is obvious that the fake sites have been hosted to dupe innocent viewers to extract money. We shall not leave any stone unturned to take strong legal action,” says Deepak Jacob of the host channel, Star India.

It has also issued a cautionary statement in papers and on the show’s website.

Fans of the show say the copycats are going against a noble cause. “Call it a fan website and nothing else if it is so ... Don’t ruin something good like this,” writes Kartik on one of the fake websites.


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