Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the Internet by storm with a video released by Discovery Channel, in which he is seen indulging in adventurous escapades with the host of the famous survival TV series, Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls. The show is all about surviving in difficult terrains across the world.
In a minute-long teaser video, Bear Grylls is seen exploring the terrains of Uttarakhand, a north Indian state, with his guide being none other than Narendra Modi. The aim behind the series will be to bring to light issues such as climate change, deforestation and animal killing. In the teaser, you can see Bear Grylls and Modi going on a safari and rowing a boat. Grylls will also be seen teaching PM Modi how to make makeshift weapons.
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 pic.twitter.com/MW2E6aMleE
— Bear Grylls (@BearGrylls) July 29, 2019
As the tweet says, people will get to see a very hidden and heretofore unknown side of the Prime Minister of India.
This episode of Man vs. Wild has been filmed in Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India. It’s a famous wildlife sanctuary in India, rich in flora and fauna and known for its Bengal tigers. Situated on the banks of Ramganga Reservoir, the sanctuary is home to tigers, wild elephants, and leopards.
Bear Grylls has also had former American President Barack Obama on his show Running Wild in 2015. The Man vs. Wild episode featuring PM Modi will premiere on Discovery Channel India on 12th August.