Discovery to premiere Oprah's 'Belief' in February

MUMBAI: Discovery Channel is all set to premiere OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s television series Belief on 1 February. The seven part series will air every Monday at 9 pm.


Belief depicts how people with a wide range of beliefs search for deeper meaning and connection with the world around them.


Narrated by Winfrey, Belief will invite viewers to witness and be moved by some of the world’s most fascinating spiritual journeys through the eyes of the believers.


Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific EVP and GM-South Asia Rahul Johri said, “We are delighted to present the landmark series Belief to our viewers in India. Exploring different faiths, Belief will highlight the spiritual journeys of human beings around the world.”


Belief will also showcase some Indian stories of people on their spiritual journeys including Reshma Thakkar, a young Indian-American Hindu woman from Chicago, travels to the banks of the Ganges River in India for the Kumbh Mela, joining millions at the world’s largest spiritual gathering; the story of Anju, a young woman in central India who has committed to forgo all of life’s conveniences and permanently sever ties with her family in order to be initiated as a Jain nun. The series also touches upon India and one of the world’s largest religions, Hinduism. It will share a glimpse of how Hindus from all walks of life unite to celebrate the festival of colours – Holi. 


Various stories will all lead viewers to ask: “What do you believe?”

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