MUMBAI: After the successful launch of the much acclaimed series – Regiment Diaries that profiles the various regiments that constitute the Indian Army, EPIC channel, India’s only Hindi infotainment channel, has announced the launch of two series- ‘Wilderness Days’- based on India’s diverse and rich wildlife, and ‘Kissa Currency Ka’- that explores the coins minted by kings and empires in India’s long history.
Wilderness Days has been shot in India’s greatest wildlife landmarks including Corbett Tiger Reserve, Rajaji National Park, Pauri, Valley of Flowers, Choti Haldwani, Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Mandu and Ranthambore National Park to name a few. The series will give viewers exclusive inside access to these breathtaking locales and tell stories of animals, nature and human interaction with the wild, in an incredible journey through the country’s treasured wildlife reserves and sanctuaries.
The show will be hosted by veteran Indian actor and theatre stalwart, the late Tom Alter. Known for his strong narrative style, Alter is sorely missed and this series is a great chance for audiences to reconnect with the impeccable presentation and strong screen persona that Alter exuded.
In the same week, EPIC is also launching an animated mini-series series titled ‘Kissa Currency Ka’ that explores currency and its evolution over 2000 years. Through the coins and currency minted by the various sovereigns that ruled the several kingdoms of the Indian subcontinent across the ages, Kissa Currency Ka tells explores the system of money and monetary transaction, while telling stories and interesting factoids of the life and times of kingdoms and empires.
Kissa Currency Ka is a 13-episode series, all set to launch on 05th September 2018 and Wilderness Days is a 26 episode series that begins on 07th September 2018.
Akul Tripathi, Programming Head- EPIC Channel, said “At EPIC, we are constantly looking to diversify the genre and presentation of our content while striving to tell stories in the most engaging and appealing way possible. We have had a slew of successful shows across a variety of genres and by adding more variety in content, treatment and visuals, we are looking at consolidating our hold on the infotainment space”.