New Delhi: Aamir Khan's 'Satyamev Jayate' has already become one of the most popular shows on television today. Earlier episodes of the show focused on social issues like female foeticide, child sexual abuse and dowry system.
While many claim that Aamir Khan’s show is capable of brining a change in the society, the actors claims that he just wants to raise the issues nobody is talking about. The first episode of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ reached out to 2.67 crore viewers. It opened with the highest television rating of 4.27. Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 5’ attained a 3.5 TVR in 2011.
‘Satyamev Jayate’ is aired in eight languages on nine channels. Even celebrities have a mouthful of praises for the show.
Third episode of the show which talked about marriages and dowry system wasn’t as hard-hitting as the previous ones.
10:58 AM: Minutes to Satyamev Jayate. We will live tweet the show with comment. Stay tuned.
10:59 AM: Does the fourth episode of Satyamev Jayate deal with medical malpractices? We'll find out in a minute.
11:07 AM: Fourth episode of Satyamev Jayate focuses on negligence of medical professionals.
11:10 AM: Major Pankaj Rai all set to share how he lost his wife, who was suffering from a kidney ailment.
11:14 AM: Pankaj Rai's wife Seema was operated by doctors without his permission. Isn't it shocking?
11:17 AM: Even after spending Rs 8.25 lakh, Rai couldn't save his wife. Rai calls these doctors 'Maut ka Saudagar'. The family feels cheated.
11:18 AM: Is this negligence or fraud?
11:27 AM: Dr Anil Pichad from Mumbai who owns a pathology lab reveals how doctors asked him for commission.
11:28 AM: Have you heard of the basin test?
11:30 AM: Dr Amol reveals how doctors scare their patients to extract money out of them.
11:38 AM: Everything was about paisa paisa paisa, says former Medical Council of India head, Major General (Retd) Som Jhingon.
11:39 AM: 'I have just joined MCI', current MCI head KK Talwar have no answers.
11:43 AM: Talwar is aware of how medical colleges are fooling the authorities. So how he plans to change the situation?
11:50 AM: Will cancelling the license of doctors change the situation?
11:51 AM: Till 2001, government opened 31 medical colleges and 106 private institutes were opened.
11:55 AM: Doctors ask for 30% commission from pharma companies, reveals Dr CM Gulhati.
11:56 AM: Why health is not a priority in India?
11:58 AM: 6% of GDP must be spent on health care in India. Only being ahead of Pakistan won't help. Do you agree?
12:02 PM: 35 heart surgeries are conducted in Dr Devi Prasad Shetty's hospital in Kolkata.
12:04 PM: Low cost insurance has helped many hospitals in making medical care available to poor people.
12:13 PM: 65% of Indian population still doesn't have access to basic medicines because of high cost.
12:15 PM: Dr Samit Sharma is trying to provide medicines at cheaper rates to people in Rajasthan.
12:16 PM: We don't need an East India Company to exploit us, we are again going in the same direction, says Dr Samit Sharma.
12:19 PM: At times, medicines are sold at a price about 50% more than what they should cost.
12:26 PM: Like Rajasthan government, every state government should open generic medical stores. Do you agree?
12:27 PM: If making money is the only thing on your mind, medical profession is just not meant for you.
12:29 PM: Young medical students should take a lesson from Dr Devi Shetty and Dr Samit.
12:30 PM: Ram Sampath ends the show on a musical note 'Ek Sooni Si Naav hai Zindagi.
12:32 PM: Fourth episode of Satyamev Jayate comes to end and leaves you with a few questions and stories in mind.