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Man Vs Wild: This is my first vacation in last 18 years, says PM Modi to Bear Grylls

Discovery Channel Said The Episode Will Be A Frank And Freewheeling Journey Which Will Throw Light On Wildlife Conservation.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 12 Aug 2019, 09:58:17 PM
PM Modi to star in Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls (Image: Twitter Discovery)

PM Modi to star in Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls (Image: Twitter Discovery)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared on the silver screen with adventurer and TV host Bear Grylls, in his jungle survival programme "Man Vs Wild". The programme, started broadcasting at 9 pm today on the Discovery Channel. Discovery Channel said the episode will be a "frank and freewheeling journey" which will throw light on wildlife conservation.

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9.55 pm: It was a great, heart warming experience, says PM Modi as the show concludes. 

9.47 pm: We exploit nature for our own entertainment and that's the moot problem: PM Modi. 

9.40 pm: 

9.38 pm: PM Modi to soon start his river voyage with Bear Grylls. Bear has created a hand made boat for them to cross the river. 

9.37 pm: I have never experienced nervousness, I always work with positive frame of mind: PM Modi when asked about nervousness.

9.28 pm: "I would take a bath in the pond every day. Once, I saw a baby crocodile in the water body and decided to take it home," says Narendra Modi.

9.26 pm: 

9.25 pm: Bear Grylls praises PM Modi, says he never talked about himself. For PM Modi its always 'Nation First'.

9.24 pm: This is my first vacation in last 18 years: PM Modi.

9.24 pm: When Bear Grylls hands Prime Minister Narendra Modi a spear to deal with potential tigers, the latter says, "My values won't allow me to take a life."

9.23 pm: Bear Grylls teaches PM Modi how to keep himself safe from tigers.

9.22 pm: "At the age of 17-18, I left my home to understand the world better. I decided to go to the Himalayas since I liked nature. Those moments drive me till date," says Narendra Modi.

9.22 pm: You are the most important persons in India and my job is to keep you safe: Bear Grylls to PM Modi.

9.21 pm: "I don't think we should consider this experience dangerous. If we live in harmony with nature, nothing can go wrong," says Narendra Modi.

9.20 pm: "Jim Corbett National Park is a great place for people to experience nature. People who are interested in the environment and its issues should come and visit this lovely place," says Narendra Modi.

9.10 pm: PM Modi begins his journey with Bear Grylls.

9.08 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets Bear Grylls.

9.04 pm: I am extremely happy that I will be spending some time amid nature and with Bear Grylls: PM Modi.

9.00 pm: 'Man Vs Wild' starring PM Narendra Modi with Bear Grylls begins.

8.56 pm: 

8.55 pm: 

8.50 pm: 

8.45 pm: Man Vs Wild: "People across 180 countries will get to see the unknown side of PM Narendra Modi," says Bear Grylls.

8.40 pm: 

8.35 pm: Earlier PM Modi took to Twitter and urged people to watch the show:

"What better than the lush green jungles of India, in the midst of Mother Nature to throw light on environmental conservation and climate change..Do join at 9 PM tonight!" he wrote.

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First Published : 12 Aug 2019, 09:58:17 PM