Report By Sarah | Bengaluru | Last Updated at Aug 31 2020
The Into The Wild show of exclusively Bear Grylls will be featuring Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar in the special episode where he’ll be joining Bear Grylls in his exhilarating wild adventure.
On Monday, the Khiladi launched an exciting teaser of the episode which shows their affable camaraderie while introducing each other and enjoying the elephant poop tea. Bear Grylls presents Akshay kumar as the mega action star while the latter states that he is the ‘reel star’ and Grylls is the ‘real star’.
Sharing the video of the upcoming episode in his social media handle, the actor wrote, “I knew there would be stiff challenges prior to #IntoTheWildWithBearGrylls but @beargrylls completely surprised me with the elephant poop tea. What a day!
According to the sources, the episode was shot in January in Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve.
The actor will be seen promoting Bharat Ke Veer, a fund-raising initiative by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India on behalf of members of the Indian paramilitary forces.
The episode will air on September 11 on the Discovery+ app at 8 pm and on September 14 on the Discovery Channel. It will be available in English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Bengali.
Talking of the show Running Wild with Bear Grylls was created by the survivalist Bear Grylls himself and the first episode was aired on 28 July 2014.
Earlier PM Narendra Modi and south superstar Rajnikanth have also featured with Bear Grylls in Into The Wild edition.