TV Review: Aamir Khan strikes the right chord with Satyamev Jayate
Aamir Khan’s television debut delivers more than it promises. The actor is successful yet again, not in terms of TRPs (too early to talk about it), but in touching the pulse of nation, writes Parmita Uniyal. Reality bite: Aamir’s opening act a winner
tvUpdated: May 07, 2012 10:19 IST
Aamir in a still from the show
The format is quite crisp. Talking about the emotional connect, there are moments when your eyes well up with tears, but the various segments ensure there’s more content than emotional drama.
It would be unfair to compare Aamir with his colleagues such as Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan by rating his hosting skills, simply because the show’s theme is so hard-hitting that we forget about the person who’s talking about it. We instead think about the sufferings of the real people.
It is rather interesting to note that when journalists turn entertainers by doing mindless stories on superstitions, entertainers like Aamir Khan have to step in to do what journalists are supposed to do – make a difference. The show is a classic example of that. As far as Aamir’s tagline for the show goes –
Dil par lagni chahiye, dil pe lagegi to hi baat banegi