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NGC unleashes 'Fists of Fury' next month

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MUMBAI: National Geographic Channel will next month kick of a new show Fists of Fury. It will offer viewers a journey into the world of Martial Arts.

The show aims to give viewers an insight into what is martial art myth and what is not, an insight into what it takes to be a martial arts champion, a countdown of the best killing weapons, revealing the reality behind the deadly martial arts using scientific breakthroughs and gripping footage.

The show premieres on 12 February, 2007 at 10 pm. The show looks at the deadly weapons and daring warriors that have shaped legend, confounded science and astounded the world. Viewers will discover how exotic weapons are designed to kill in gruesome ways, marvel at the sheer power of the human body tested to its limits, and admire the hidden strength of a Samurai sword. Learn the secrets of martial arts' mysterious past-and meet the face of its inspiring future.

NGC India senior VP programming Joy Bhattacharjya said, " Fists of Fury promises to make our viewers rethink the abilities of the most lethal weapon in the world - the human body. It is an action-packed look at some of the most ancient deadly arts, which brings to light the science behind the legends we have read about and seen in the movies. The series is sure to get every person with any interest in Martial Arts completely hooked."

The series will feature 10 films. They include Fight Science 1 and 2, Kung Fu Monk and Samurai Sword.

NGC India VP marketing Rajesh Sheshadri says, "Fists of Fury is a truly sensational offering, which takes a look at Martial Arts from every possible angle. Can you kill with a single blow? What is the most potent weapon? To what it takes to win a kick-fighting championship and how a Shaolin Monk disciple is transforming an ancient Eastern tradition into a stunning Western sensation and lots more. We have a superb line-up of episodes as part of the series and are planning some exciting promotions to provide a 360 degree experience to our viewers and advertising partners."

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