The special episode of Bear Grylls ‘Into the Wild’, starring actor Akshay Kumar as guest guest, will premiere on September 11 on Discovery +, the actor has announced. Recently, the British TV host introduced everyone from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to actor Rajinikanth on the Adventures show.
“You thinking I mad… but mad only going into the wild,”. Akshay wrote on Twitter, sharing a teaser for the episode which sees the actor and host in a jungle environment, stand out. swing towards each other on ropes.
The actor is said to have filmed for the episode earlier this year at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Mysuru. A Bollywood Hungama report cited a source as saying, “Akshay Kumar is an ideal guest on Man Vs Wild. He’s nimble, energetic, and fit, as we all know. He can easily traverse rough forest terrain and be in good company with Bear Grylls. Akshay hopes to learn some survival skills from Bear. The British adventurer also hopes to imbibe some of his admirable qualities. We assure you it will be an episode to watch! “
Celebrities who have featured on the show include actors Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts, tennis player Roger Federer, basketball star Michael Jordan and President Barack Obama.
Akshay is currently in the UK, where he has started shooting his upcoming spy film, Bell Bottom, which also stars Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta. The actor’s next outing will be Laxxmi Bomb, which is set to debut on the Disney + Hotstar streaming service.
Ahead of Akshay Kumar, Indian megastar Rajinikanth also appeared in an episode of Into The Wild. Which was also filmed in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. Last year Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a special appearance in an episode of Bear Grylls Into The Wild, while on a trip to Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.
Akshay Kumar’s episode Into The Wild will premiere for Discovery Plus India members on September 11 at 8 p.m. ET. AND. while airing on the Discovery Channel at 8 p.m. September 14.