French channel TV5 to shoot in Mumbai

MUMBAI: For the first time ever, an Indian city Mumbai will be featured on French channel TV5's programme 24 Hrs. On the show, TV5 profiles four prominent cities of the world every year.



The broadcaster has stated that 24 Hrs is its most widely watched show across the US, UK, Africa and Asia.

Tilted 24 Hours in the Life of Mumbai, the shooting of the feature takes place from today till Thursday, 11 December.

The show will be in French with English subtitles. The show duration will be for 24 hours beginning 3:30 pm on 22 December.

The broadcaster claims that 24 Hrs is the only show of its kind in the world to run for 24 hours with the objective of actually transform the viewers around the globe to the city featured.

24 hours in the life of Mumbai will be presented and anchored by Frederic Mitterrand, the programming head of TV5 Network. The show will offer an image-filled journey through both space and time, experiencing the rhythm of the daily life of Mumbaiites. The shooting locations will include the Taj Mahal Hotel, Gateway of India, NGMA, Chowpatty Beach, Victoria Station, JJ School of Art, Rudyard Kipling's residence, Oval Maidan, Banganga Tank, Dhobi Ghat, Dharavi.

The crew comprises of 10 members. The film will highlight the ethnicity of India's financial capital. It will showcase its architecture - a lot of which dates back to the British rule, its plurality of social and cultural amalgamation. Needless to state, one of the major attractions will be Bollywood.

TV5 claims to be the second largest international television network in the world behind MTV. It claims to be way above all other networks including CNN International. It is broadcast in more than 180 countries and claims to be reaching over 145 million households.

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