Bollywood star Aamir Khan has become the third Bollywood actor to feature on the cover of Time Magazine. Earlier actors Aishwarya Rai and Parveen Babi have graced the cover of the magazine.
Khan has featured on the cover with the caption ‘Khan’s Quest’. However, this time the actor is not on the cover for his Bollywood success but for managing the social evils of the society. But the question still remains if the an actor can change a nation?
Actress Parveen Babi had made it to the cover of the magazine in July 1976 while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan featured in the year 2003. Sachin Tendulkar was the last Indian to make it on the cover of the magazine.
The other Indians who featured on the cover included Mahatma Gandhi, Sania Mirza, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Narendra Modi. Mahatma Gandhi had made it to the cover three times. Aamir Khan’s show ‘Satyamev Jayate’ has been grabbing plenty of attention due to its sensitive subjects every week. The show even garnered plenty of TRPs and the impact on the audience has been noteworthy. Aamir started off the show with the issue of female foeticide and then continued to bring out new subjects which were otherwise not new to the society.