Even the Discovery channel wouldn’t have dreamt of this – PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Man vs. Wild’ with survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls has gathered 3.6 billion impressions on Twitter, and counting. The show, which was telecast on August 12, has achieved the status of being the most trending televised event not just in India but around the world too.
Delbert Shoopman, EP and Co-Creator of RunningWild on NatGeo and YouVsWild on Netflix has posted a tweet about the achievement. #1 in India & #1 Worldwide with 3.6 billion impressions. SO AWESOME! THANK YOU!!!! Shoopman also gave a reference to Super Bowl 53 which has recorded 3.4 billion social impressions for the game itself.
#1 in India & #1 Worldwide with 3.6 billion impressions. SO AWESOME! THANK YOU!!!!
— Delbert Shoopman (@DelbertShoopman) August 16, 2019
Man Vs. Wild is an epic series in Discovery channel that features journeys through the wild. Millions of people watch this television programme that features survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls. The show where PM Modi was the attraction was premiered on 12th August on Discovery Channel and was then also televised up by Doordarshan.
“So proud of this – thank you team!”, replied Bear Grylls to the tweet of Discovery Channel.
So proud of this – thank you team! https://t.co/Y1TUnDRPhd
— Bear Grylls (@BearGrylls) August 16, 2019
In an attempt to attract more tourists to the Jim Corbett National Park, the Uttarakhand tourism department is set to name the trek undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and adventurer Bear Grylls as ‘Modi Trail’.