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Discovery Channel wins big at Asian academy creative awards

India 2050 wins award for best direction

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MUMBAI: Achieving a new milestone, Discovery Channel has scored an impressive hat trick by bagging top honours for three phenomenal shows Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi, India 2050 and Man, Woman and #MeToo at the Asian academy creative awards, held recently  in Singapore. 

One of the most popular episodes of the adventure show Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi won the award for the best non scripted entertainment. The documentary India 2050 produced by Wide Angle Films for Discovery Channel, India received an award for best direction while, Discovery Channel’s documentary on patriarchy and its various ramifications in Indian society which was produced by Vice India, Man, Woman and #MeToo, won the award for the best current affairs programme or series. 

Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi features survivalist Bear Grylls as he embarks on an adventure into the jungles of India with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This special episode had been shot in the Jim Corbett National Park, and showcased a frank and freewheeling journey, throwing light on wildlife conservation and highlighting issues related to environmental change. The adventurous pair even had to make a raft & cross a jungle river together! 

India-2050 takes a hard-hitting look at the existential threat of climate change in India. Combining visual effects built on projected outcomes, with compelling human stories from across the nation, this is a riveting, first-of-its-kind account of the impending climate crisis. The documentary begins with Jaipur, known as the pink city of India, but imagined as in 2050, completely buried under piles of sand. It then moves into the future of currently flourishing metropolises of Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata, giving viewers a terrifying glimpse of what is to come, for each of these metro cities. 

Man, Woman and #MeToo, while tracing the #MeToo movement across India, delves into the origins of patriarchy in the country, the magnitude of the problem and how each one of us has played a part in it - as enablers, almost on a daily basis. It also features specialists who explain the reasons of India's inherent patriarchy through real-life examples and case studies.

Entertainment factual & lifestyle original content PR director Sai Abishek said, “It is our constant effort to offer world class documentaries to discerning Indian fans which not only entertains them but also encourages and inspires. I am proud to learn that India 2050 and Man Woman and #MeToo have been recognized globally with these wins at the Asian Academy Creative Awards, Singapore. Another feather in our cap and a testament of our constant endeavour to deliver impactful documentaries. It is also a delightful feeling to have Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi bring home yet another prestigious win.” 

Man Vs Wild With Bear Grylls and PM Modi is produced for Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte. Limited by Bear Grylls Ventures & Electus a Propagate company, where Bear Grylls, Delbert Shoopman, Rob Buchta and Elizabeth Schulze are executive producers and Ben Simms is co-executive producer. India 2050 is produced by Wide Angle Films for Discovery Channel while, Man, Woman and #MeToo is a Vice India production. All three titles are streaming now on India’s first aggregated real-life entertainment streaming app- discovery+.

The Asian academy creative awards (AAA’s) have been established to serve the creative industries as the pinnacle of their achievement in content creation and media production.

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