Khan's Satyame Jayate episode that showcased it was possible
for alcoholics to get out of alcohol addiction gave hope for lakhs
of people around the country. Around 3 lakhs of alcoholics and
their families reached out to the Alcoholic Anonymous.
Satyamev Jayate, the only show on
Indian television that has a Bollywood star like Aamir Khan
showcasing realities on screen and bringing the hard facts that are
usualy sweapt below the mats. One such issue was alcoholism in
India and the issues millions are facing because of it.
The Star Plus show, by presenting the realization that total
de-addiction was possible offered hope to those whose lives had
been drowing in alcohol for years. The show proved to them that it
was possible to come of out the addition fully and lead a happy
life sans the addiction.
"Alcoholics Anonymous and it's lakhs of members, who were at
some point of time were themselves addicts have shown to us that
it's possible," said Aamir Khan.
"The day on which the Satyamev Jayate episode aired is a turning
point of my life," said one of the anonymous addict who has
recovered from his addiction and has thus far been able to lead a
hppy life with his family.