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Satyameva Jayate

Satyameva Jayate is the national motto of India. It is also a mantra from the ancient scripture Mundaka Upanishad.

The words 'Satyameva Jayate' are inscribed on one side of all Indian currency. The words 'Satyameva Jayate' translates to 'Truth alone triumphs'.

Television Programme

Satyameva Jayate is also a television programme starring Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan. The show is based on real stories and would be broadcasted on Doordarshan and Star Plus simultaneously in eight different languages. The show is aired every Sunday since May 6, 2012. Aamir Khan promoted the show in several cities across the country.

Show Details

  • Debut: May 6, 2012
  • Telecasted on: Star Plus, Star Pravah (Marathi), DD National, Star Utsav, ETV (Telugu), Vijay (Tamil), Star Jalsha (Bengali), Star World (English) and Asianet (Malayalam)

Second Season

Second edition of Satyameva Jayate will premiere on March 2 at 11 am. The episode will be telecast in six languages of Star. The show is divided into three parts and the season will have 13 to 14 episodes.

TRP Ratings

The 'Satyameva Jayate' reached out to 8.96 people in the age group of 4+ according to data provided by TAM Media Research. The show gained an overall rating of 4.27 TVR in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.


The show host Aamir Khan promoted the Satyameva Jayate show in Kochi in May 2012. Speaking on a promotional event, Aamir Khan asked people should come forward to support the social causes in order to strengthen democracy in the country.


After the first episode was aired and became a big hit, the show was accused of copyright violation. Euphoria's lead singer Palash Sen sent a legal notice accusing the team of having picked up the show's anthem tune from one of his songs.

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