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Aamir Khan Honored With America Abroad Media Award

Aamir Khan Honored With America Abroad Media Award
Oct 28, 2013, MuzicMag

Aamir Khan is huge in Bollywood, a superstar actor, director and producer, sometimes called the “Tom Hanks of India.” But
between films “Dhoom 3: Back In Action” opens in December – Khan,
48, has also become a television sensation, hosting “Satyamev Jayete,”
a Sunday morning show that means “Truth Prevails” in Hindi, and which
tackles some of India’s most pressing social problems: forced abortions
of unborn girls; domestic violence; child sexual abuse; alcoholism and
treatment of the elderly.

The show launched in 2012 and became so popular it propelled Khan onto the cover of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People In the World issue this year. On Monday night of 28th October, in Washington, he received the first America Abroad Media award, along with Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (“Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Hurt Locker”) and the International Center on Non-Violent Conflict, a 2013 Nobel Peace Prize nominee. 
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