Unlike other celebrities who come up on television platform by being a judge of any reality show, when Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood decided to mark his presence on television, he opted TV show Satyameva Jayate which talks about social issues.
And now, to fight the problem of drought in Maharashtra the actor along with his wife Kiran Rao and with the team of his TV show Satyameva Jayate initiated an effort and set up an NGO Paani Foundation for fighting drought problem. The celebrity couple has also released a 45-minute-long episode titled ‘Toofan Aalaya, 2019’. In the episode, they discussed the scarcity of water in the state Maharashtra. They also seen talking about how their initiative has helped several villages to fight the battle against drought in the state.
While opening the episode, Aamir had said, “Three years ago we made a small start. The dream was that if people came together and work unitedly, Maharashtra would become drought-free one day. Paani Foundation was founded. Water Cup competition was started. Villagers began striving to make their village’s water abundant through voluntary labour."
The actor also took to twitter and wrote: “Hey guys, Please watch the first episode of Kiran & my TV show, Toofan Aalaya. Tell me what you think?”
The actor's wife and director also talked the audience about a special program 'Dhamaal Shaala' to the audience. 'Dhamaal Shaala' is for children for teaching them the importance of the relationship between nature and human being. Kiran explained how the Paani Foundation works to help the drought-affected villages by providing training and education to people.
Their foundation not deals with money in any form. They neither give nor take the money from them. The couple also seen hearing a letter in one of the segments of the show. The letters were brought by a postman from ‘Chala Hawa Yeu Dya’ and it bring inspiring stories of change. Toofan Aalaya will air on Zee Marathi every Saturday at 9.30 pm and will also feature the story of water cup.