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.