Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has become the third Indian actor to be featured on the cover of Time magazine, for taking up social issues on his show 'Satyamev Jayate'.
Aamir has been making waves for his social awareness show 'Satyamev Jayate'. He is featured on the cover of Time with the caption Khan's Quest. The blurb says, "He's breaking the Bollywood mold by tackling India's social evils. Can one actor change a nation?"
It was only after his show, Rajasthan government promised to set up fast track courts to resolve pending female foeticide cases in the state. Aamir was also invited to Parliament to discuss issue of FDI in pharmaceuticals. Aamir also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to emphasise the plight of manual scavengers.
The other two Bollywood stars who have made it to the cover of Time magazine are Parveen Babi in July 1976 and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 2003. Other than Bollywood actors, people who have made it to the cover of the magazine include Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Mirza, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Narendra Modi.
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