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After Bear Grylls' viral Man Vs Wild teaser, Modi says thanks with 'lush green forests' tweet

On August 12 Next Month, The Prime Minister Will Be Seen Trudging On An Unbeaten Path With TV Adventure Icon Bear Grylls On His Super-successful Show ‘Man Vs Wild’.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Surabhi Pandey | Updated on: 29 Jul 2019, 03:21:51 PM
According to a media report, Bear Grylls had come to India on February 14, the day of Pulwama terror attack.


Hours after popular TV host and outdoor adventure icon Bear Grylls posted a riveting teaser of the upcoming episode of Man vs Wild featuring none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the social media went crazy with the promo making it viral in no time. Prime Minister Modi has also replied to Bear Grylls tweet with a sweet thank you note. “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! @DiscoveryIN (sic),” the PM said on various social media platforms.

The TV host took to his official social media pages on Facebook and Twitter to make the announcement. “People across 180 countries will get to see the unknown side of PM Narendra Modi as he ventures into Indian wilderness to create awareness about animal conservation & environmental change. Catch Man Vs Wild with PM Modi Discovery Channel India on August 12 @ 9 pm. #PMModionDiscovery,” Grylls said on social media. Bear Grylls has become known worldwide as one of the most recognized faces of survival and outdoor adventure. Grylls spent three years as a soldier in the British Special Forces as part of 21st SAS Regiment. Despite a free-fall parachuting accident in Africa, where he broke his back in three places and endured many months in military rehabilitation, Grylls went on to become one of the youngest climbers ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. ‘Man Vs Wild’ is Discovery Channel’s Emmy award-nominated TV series, which became one of the most watched shows on the planet, reaching an estimated 1.2 billion viewers. Since then, he has hosted more extreme adventure TV shows across more global networks than anyone else in the world including the BAFTA award-winning “The Island With Bear Grylls,” “Bear Grylls’ Survival School,” “Man vs. Wild,” “Running Wild” for NBC and “Absolute Wild” for Chinese TV.

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First Published : 29 Jul 2019, 03:21:51 PM