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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Contribution of Aamir in non-acting roles

Aamir ‘the perfectionist’, well whatever he does , does that with perfection. If you thought acting was his strength, then go watch out for Taare Zameen par… Absolutely wonderful direction. So is with Script writing…go check that out in Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke..Here is a list of movie and their brief description which saw Aamir as Director/Assitant Director/Script Writer :

  • Manzil Manzil : Directed by Nasir Hussain and released in 1984. The movie stars Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Dimple Kapadia, Sunny Deol, Prem Chopra, Danny Denzongpa. Aamir was the Assistant Director for the movie.
  • Zabardast : Directed by Nasir Hussain and produced by Mushir-Riaz released in 1985. The movie stars Sanjeev Kumar, Jayapradha, Sunny Deol, Rajiv Kapoor, Rati Agnihotri and Amrish Puri. Aamir was the assistant director.
  • Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak: Aamir was the script writer. For details visit  Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
  • Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke: Aamir did the screenplay. For details visit   Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke
  • Taare Zameen Par: Aamir played three in one role of Director, Producer and Actor for this  movie. For details visit  Taare Zameen par

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)

P.K. (Peekay)

imgresP.K. (also spelled Peekay) is an upcoming 2014 political satire directed by Rajkumar Hirani,with Junaid Khan co-directing.The film stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma and had an initial projected release date of December 25, 2013.Delays in the filming schedule have pushed back the release date to an undetermined 2014 release.
Director Hirani has stated that the film will be a satire about “God and godmen”.

Hirani cast Sushant Singh Rajput after Kai Po Che director Abhishek Kapoor showed him Rajput’s rushes.Veteran actor Sanjay Dutt was also cast in the film, with an unnamed source saying that Dutt would be performing a pivotal role.Anushka Sharma, Ram Sethi, and Aamir Khan were all confirmed to be performing in the film, with Khan stated to be portraying lead character P.K.Arshad Warsi was briefly rumored to be involved with the film, which he later denied, stating that he while he had been offered a role in the film, he had turned it down due to scheduling issues.Rumors also stated that Hirani had approached Imran Khan, which Hirani also denied.