The infamous show is featuring Bear Grylls, ‘Man Vs. Wild’ went on to become more attractive as India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a new, exciting and indeed a bold step to get featured aside Grylls. Shot at the spot of Uttarakhand’s Jim Corbett National Park, the episode focused on wildlife conservation and issues related to environmental change.
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India- where you find lush green forests, diverse wildlife, beautiful mountains and mighty rivers. Watching this programme will make you want to visit different parts of India and add to discourse of environmental conservation. Thanks @beargrylls for coming here! @discoverychannelin
Man vs. Wild is a television series aired on Discovery and hosted by Bear Grylls. Also known by the names of Born Survivor: Bear Grylls, Ultimate Survival, Real Survivor Hero and Survival Game, this show portrays the host as aground in a remote region. Having his crew alongside, each episode shows how Grylls survives and discovers some ways to get out of such situations. In this process, he enlightens his audiences about many known and unknown facts about the land and the creatures residing in and around.
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So proud to bring you this exclusive episode where I take the Prime Minister of India, @narendramodi on a special adventure through the Himalayan foothills. Sir, you lead a truly remarkable and beautiful country. I am proud to be a friend of India. #nevergiveup कभी हार मत मानो @discoverychannelin @discovery #manvswild #pmmodiondiscovery #survival #india
When PM Modi was interviewed about the plan and experience, he said, “For years, I have lived among nature, in the mountains and the forests…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,”
However, many, especially the oppositions, viewed this act of his from a different perspective. This concerned episode of Man Vs. Wild was shot on 14th February 2019. On this very day, the Pulwama terrorist attack at Jammu and Kashmir took place, which made us lose 40 of our Indian Soldiers. Hence, political controversy is hovering over the episode.
The episode will be aired across 180 countries on all Discovery Channel in multiple languages. Reportedly, the episode will show Grylls, and PM Modi builds a raft and cross the jungle river together. “this was an opportunity for people across the globe to see the “unknown side” of the Indian prime minister. A promo released by the channel showed Grylls presenting Modi with a makeshift spear and promising to keep the “most important man in India” safe” Grylls said on his experience.