Aamir Khan named one of 100 most influential people

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor


Aamir Khan

Bollywood superstar, Aamir Khan has been listed in the world’s 100 most influential people feature in Time magazine.

The 48-year old won praise from composer A.R. Rahman, “has been chosen for using his influence to raise social awareness in India.”

“In a world of false diplomacy and evasiveness, Aamir is a straightforward man,” writes Rahman noting, “He uses his gifts as a charmer to give his audience the most bitter medicine. Hypnotized, we take it without complaint.”

“Aamir has started a movement that will help change the world in which Indians live. Jai ho!” adds Rehman.

The list consisted of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, Delhi lawyer Vrinda Grover and California’s Indian-American attorney general Kamala Harris besides teenaged Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai and US President Barack Obama.