Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in South Block, New Delhi, media reports. The Prime Minister’s Office described the meeting in Modi’s office in South Block as a “courtesy call” but sources said Khan discussed the problems which he highlights in his TV programme ‘Satyamev Jayate’.
The Prime Minister’s office posted a picture and tweeted, ‘Noted film personality Shri @aamir_khan met PM @narendramodi today.’
Later, the 49-year-old actor and director Aamir tweeted: ‘Just came out of my meeting with Honorable Prime Minister of India Shree Narendra Modiji. Was very kind of him to spare his valuable time. Shared with him the overwhelming support that we got from people across the country through Vote for Change Campaign on SMJ (Satyamev Jayate) on the various issues that we tackled in our show.
The ‘Vote for Change’ episode, which was aired in the run up to the last Lok Sabha elections, focused on criminalisation of politics in India while urging the voters to cast their votes to make a difference.
Khan also presented a set of DVDs of his TV show Satyamev Jayate to Modi.
Aamir confirmed that Prime Minister assured him that he would look into the issues raised by him.