Satyajit Bhatkal

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Satyajit Bhatkal is an Indian television and film director, best known as director of Satyamev Jayate,[1] a TV show focused on addressing social issues in India.[2]

Satyajit lives in Mumbai with his wife Svati and children Nayantara and Nishant.[3]

He is CEO of Paani Foundation,[4] a non-profit founded by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao, aimed at making Maharashtra drought-free.[5]

Satyajit has also directed Zokkomon, the country's first live-action film from Disney Studios India.


Film Year Role Notes
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India 2001 Miscellaneous crew(production executive)
Madness in the Desert aka Chale Chalo: The lunacy of film making 2004 Director Documentary film on making of the Lagaan
National Film Award for Best Exploration/Adventure Film
Zokkomon 2011 Writer (story and screenplay) & Director
Satyamev Jayate 2012-2014 Director TV Series aired on Star Network and DD National


  1. ^ Real heroes are those who risked coming on the show The team behind the TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' had its own share of surprises and revelations during its making. Director Satyajit Bhatkal and his wife and co-director and research head Svati Chakravarty share their experiences on making the show with Aamir Khan.
  2. ^ "Satyamev Jayate". Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Satyajit Bhatkal". IMDb.
  4. ^ "Team List & Board Members | Paani Foundation".
  5. ^ "Paani Foundation - A people's movement to fight drought". Paani Foundation. Retrieved 27 May 2019.