Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on 21 Septmber 2013 selected for a US award for his television show Satyamev Jayate along with eminent American director Kathryn Bigelow and the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC).
The awards were constituted by a US Media Organisation, America Abroad Media (AAM) and the awards will be given at the inaugural awards dinner by the America Abroad Media (AAM) in Washington DC on 28 October 2013.
About Amir Khan’s Satyameva Jayate
Aamir Khan's TV series, Satyamev Jayate, explored India's biggest social challenges and has been seen by hundreds of millions of people in India and across Asia. Amir Khan was also recently selected as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people.
About Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow is the director of films like Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker, which have received widespread acclaim for their honest portrayal of war and counter-terrorism. In 2010, Bigelow became the first and only woman to date to win the Academy Award for Best Director.
About International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC).
Founded by Peter Ackerman, the ICNC produces award-winning documentaries on the role of non-violent resistance in promoting democratic change.The ICNC - which was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2013.
About America Abroad Media (AAM) Organisation
America Abroad Media (AAM) is a non-profit organization based at Washington D.C, US.
America Abroad Media's mission is to promote the free exchange of ideas, foster critical thinking, and empower self-governing citizens worldwide.
To achieve its mission, it has domestic and international initiatives, including radio programs, television documentaries, international town halls, panel discussions, educational modules, and journalism fellowships.
Who: Aamir Khan
When: 20 September 2013