aamir khan the snake

Aamir Khan is one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors in India today. He became a star of Hindi cinema in the 1980s, and his greatest commercial successes have been the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time. Yet in 2012, Khan's career took an unexpected turn. Together with a childhood friend, he created a TV series called Satyamev Jayate which became the first prime time TV show in India to expose the country's most critical social issues - from rape to female foeticide and dowry killings. Aamir Khan was used to portraying macho men on a quest for vengeance and belongs to an industry accused of denigrating women and encouraging sexual violence. But now, the 48 year old actor with Peter Pan charm risks his career by challenging men to re-examine their attitudes and behavior towards women, confronting the spiraling wave of gender-based violence in India and defying age-old stereotypes. The snake charmer follows Khan on a journey through India's TV and Bollywood film industry, as he attempts to change the way Indians perceive and treat women. From the set of Satyamev Jayate, the film follows Aamir Khan backstage to his new Bollywood blockbuster Dangal. Khan's quest ultimately opens a window into a country in crisis and into the changes it is undergoing. More from Witness on: YouTube - http://aje.io/witnessYT Facebook - https://facebook.com/AJWitness Twitter - https://twitter.com/AJWitness Instagram - https://instagram.com/ajwitness/ Website - http://aljazeera.com/witness #Aamir Khan #bollywood #holywood

View more videos by Al Jazeera English

Related keywords:snake charmer aamir khan charmer aljazeera english al jazeera al jazeera english india bollywood aljazeera snakes amir khan al jazeera the snake charmer aamir khan the snake charmer aamir khan snake charmer aamir khan al jazeera al jazeera aamir khan amir khan dangal aamir khan exclusive interviews amir khan snake charmer witness al jazeera amir khan snake 🇮🇳 al jazeera documentary al jazeera witness आमिर खान bollywood latest news bollywood celebs

Digg StumbleUpon Del.icio.us Reddit Furl Mister Wong

Related Movies

Al Jazeera English |

Aamir Khan's Body In

The Power of Putin -

🇮🇳 India | Th

Aamir khan comedy sc

🇮🇳 Hair India