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Aamir Khan: Bollywood star on new show

3 July 2012 Last updated at 00:13 BST

Bollywood actor, director and producer Aamir Khan has made his television debut with an issues-based chat show that is creating a stir in India.

It is estimated that one in three Indians - some 400 million people - have tuned in to watch Satyamev Jayte (The Truth Alone Prevails), even though it does not have a prime time evening slot.

But Khan's willingness to tackle tough subjects like female foeticide and medical malpractice has caused controversy - and has even prompted some states to change their laws.

Rajini Vaidyanathan met Aamir Khan in Mumbai to find out what motivates him.