AXN celebrates 50th anniversary of 'Guinness World Records'

MUMBAI: AXN - the action and adventure oriented channel celebrates the 50th anniversary of the The Guinness World Records. Starting this Wednesday, 20 July at 9 pm, AXN premieres a two part series of 50 Years, 50 Records, a death defying, awe-inspiring show.

The Guinness World Records has shared a long history with India. In the early eighties' was when it aired in India for the first time. From Shridhar Chillal who, till very recently held the record for the world's longest fingernails to the man who ate light bulbs just to win a place in the Guinness World Records. 50 years, 50 records chronicles the years gone by and the awards that have been broken as well as held. The show also explains metaphorically the changes and evolution and even in some cases inertia of society and culture.

Filmed live in front of an audience of record holders, the Guinness World records come to life with 32 naked people experiencing forces of 4G when they bare all on a white-knuckle rollercoaster ride and marvel as the world's finest precision driver Russ Swift risks blackout performing 'donuts' in a supercar.


Says AXN director sales and marketing Rohit Bhandari says, "AXN is a brand that always strives to give the best to its viewers. The number of Indians who have made their way into the book gives evidence of the sheer determination and grit of Indian people. The Guinness World Records have always enjoyed success in India and we are celebrating its 50th anniversary with the two part series of 50 Years, 50 Records."

The show will showcase the old records as well as the new avatar of records that have been broken.

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