The never-seen-before avatar of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to be seen by millions of people around the world on August 12 when he ventures into the wilderness of India’s oldest National Park situated in the lush green forests of Uttarakhand with Bear Grylls.
PM Modi’s Discovery TV episode to air on 12 August
Bear Grylls is popularly known as the fearless and renowned adventurer who hosts the popular television show ‘Man vs Wild’ on Discovery Channel. On the other hand, PM Modi is known as the daring and energetic Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy. So, just imagine how this combination of Bear Grylls and PM Modi will work? Well, for us it sounds pretty amazing!!
The whole world is going to watch the historic Discovery Exclusive, ‘Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls & PM Modi.’
This special episode was shot in the Jim Corbett National Park, and is going to be a “frank and freewheeling journey”. This episode will throws light on wildlife conservation along with highlighting environmental change issues.
Bear Grylls has also shared a small clip from the episode on his Twitter account, where PM Modi can be seen riding a small dinghy in a river along with the show host.
Grylls wrote in his twitter post: “People across 180 countries will get to see the unknown side of PM @narendramodi as he ventures into Indian wilderness to create awareness about animal conservation & environmental change. Catch Man Vs Wild with PM Modi @DiscoveryIN on August 12 @ 9 pm. #PMModionDiscovery”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, regarding the show and this special episode said, “For years, I have lived among nature, in the mountains and the forests. These years have a lasting impact on my life. So when I was asked about a special programme focussing on life beyond politics and that too in the midst of nature I was both intrigued and inclined to take part in it.”
He added, “For me, this show presents a great opportunity to showcase to the world India’s rich environmental heritage and stress on the importance of environment conservation and living in harmony with nature. It was a great experience spending time in the jungle once again, this time with Bear, who is blessed with indefatigable energy and quest to experience nature at its purest.”
On the other hand Bear Grylls also speak about this special episode, he said, “It is such a privilege to be taking Prime Minister Modi on an adventure into the Indian wilderness and I feel truly honoured to get to spend time with this remarkable world leader. The wild reminds us that we need each other and that together we are stronger. I am so excited to spend time with the PM and to get to know the man who leads this great nation,”
Man Vs Wild With Bear Grylls and PM Modi is going to premiere all together on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 21:00 hrs on total of 12 Discovery channels in India which also comprises of Discovery Channel, Discovery HD World, Animal Planet, Animal Planet HD World, TLC, TLC HD World, JEET Prime, JEET Prime HD, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, Discovery Kids and DTamil. The premiere on Discovery and Discovery HD World is also going to be available in 5 different languages comprising English, Bengali, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.