Satyamev Jayate : Aamir’s Debut into Television

imagesSatyamev Jayate (English: Truth Alone Prevails) is an Indian television talk show that aired on various channels within Star Network along with Doordarshan’s DD National.The first season of the show premiered on 6 May 2012 and marked the television debut of popular Bollywood actor and filmmaker Aamir Khan.While Hindi is the primary language of the show, it was also dubbed and simulcast in other Indian languages such as Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu.

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Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na

zv Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na (translation: Whether you know… or not) is a 2008 Indian romantic comedy film, written and directed by Abbas Tyrewala. The film stars Imran Khan and Genelia D’Souza in pivotal roles. Produced by Mansoor Khan, Aamir Khan and Ritesh Sidhwani, it marks the directional debut of Abbas Tyrewala, the debut of Imran Khan (Aamir Khan’s nephew) and Prateik Babbar as actors, and the re-appearance of D’Souza in Hindi cinema. Released on 4 July 2008, the film received positive reviews, and went on to become a Super Hit at the box office. The music is by A. R. Rahman.

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Madness In The Desert: The Lunacy Of Filmmaking

This is a Docu-Drama , ably directed by Aamir’s close friend Satyajeet Bhatkal. This is about the making of the historic movie Lagaan. The film very nicely captures the ups and downs,faced during the 138 days of shooting for Lagaan in Bhuj. Be it the slip disc problem with Ashutosh Gowarikar-the director, illness of A.K.Hangal-the senior actor or the light moments- all have been very aptly covered. The documentary runs close to two and a half hours, almost as long as the movie, Lagaan itself. 🙂

Delhi Belly

fsdDelhi Belly (Hindi: देलही बेली) is a 2011 Indian black comedy film written by Akshat Verma and directed by Abhinay Deo. It stars Imran Khan, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Vir Das, Poorna Jagannathan and Shenaz Treasurywala. Whil
e the original version was in Hinglish, a Hindi dubbed version was also released. The film is produced by Aamir Khan Productions and IBC Motion Pictures.

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Aamir in Guest Appearence

Aamir has acted in a handful of movies in short cameo’s as special guest. Following is the list of such movies:

  • Yaadon Ki Baaraat
  • Madhosh
  • Damini – Lightning is a 1993 Hindi film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi starring Rishi Kapoor, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Sunny Deol, Amrish Puri, Tinu Anand and Paresh Rawal in lead roles. The story is of how a woman fights against society for justice. Aamir Khan acted in a very special appearance in the stage show dance song.
  • Pehla Nasha – This is a 1993 Indian film directed by Ashutosh Gowariker who made his directorial debut. The movie is a remake of Brian de Palma’s 1984 thriller Body Double. Deepak Tijori plays the lead role alongside Pooja Bhatt, Raveena Tandon and Paresh Rawal.Aamir has cameo appearances along with Shahrukh Khan, and Saif Ali Khan as themselves(both als. It is the only film to feature Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan in a scene together. Ashutosh Gowariker recently commented that it may also be the last time the three actors share screen space together.
  • Luck by Chance is a 2009 Indian drama film written and directed by Zoya Akhtar. Produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, it stars Farhan Akhtar and Konkana Sen Sharma in the lead roles.Aamir appears as himself in a short guest appearence.
  • Bombay Talkies is a 2013 Indian anthology film consisting of four short films, directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar.Aamir appears in guest role as Aamir Khan(Himself)