Discovery channel India celebrates 25 years of Exploration and Curiosity
Report : Anustup Kundu
News Desk, News Nation 360: On August 15, 2020, Discovery will commemorate its 25th anniversary in India by hosting celebrations on-air, online and in the heart of communities around the country. To mark the milestone, Discovery has launched a new campaign #KeepExploring with noted actor Rahul Bose doing the voice-over. The network is also unveiling a slew of blue-chip documentaries and specials across genres such as Adventure, Survival, Mystery, and Wildlife to celebrate the 25th anniversary. The breath-taking line-up for the next few months includes titles including - Into The Wild with Bear Grylls, Expedition Unknown, Savage Builds, Mysteries at the Museum, Body Hack S3 and Walking The Elephants among many more. Over the past 25 years, Discovery has launched iconic, all-time favourite shows, such as ‘Morgan Freeman’s Through The Wormhole’, ‘How The Universe Works’, ‘How It’s Made’, ‘How Do They Do It?’, ‘Storm Chasers’, ‘You Have Been Warned’, ‘Man Vs Wild’, ‘MythBusters’, ‘Expedition Unknown’, ‘Walking The Himalayas’, ‘River Monsters’ and ‘Gold Rush’ etc. In India, the channel has launched a series of impactful shows on Indian armed forces including ‘India’s Paratroopers – Earning the Badge’, ‘Revealed: LOC’,’ Battle Ops’, ‘Revealed: National Defence Academy’, ‘Revealed Siachen’, and 1965: India’s Battles and Heroes’ and Breaking Point franchise on ‘Air Force Academy’, ‘Indian Submariners’, ‘High Altitude Warfare School’, ‘Women Fighter Pilots’ and ‘Commando School Belgaum’. Discovery’s ‘Man vs Wild with Prime Minister Modi’ is the highest-rated show in the genre till date followed by ‘Into The Wild with Bear Grylls and Superstar Rajinikanth’. Megha Tata, Managing Director – South Asia, Discovery, told they are proud to say that Discovery has ignited the passion inside all of them to be curious, explore and be more engaged with the natural world. In these twenty-five years, Discovery has emerged as the foremost, the most trusted broadcaster in real-life entertainment in the country. According to Rahul Bose, he loves the thought #KeepExploring - because that’s what Discovery leads you to do - explore new places, new concepts, new ideas for the future that one never dreamt existed. It urges people to go beyond the limits of human imagination.