Akshay Kumar goes ‘Into The Wild’ with Bear Grylls, premiere on Sept 11

Prior to Akshay, PM Modi and Rajinikanth had accompanied Grylls on his adventures in the wilderness

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A screengrab from the teaser of the upcoming episode of 'Into The Wild With Bear Grylls' featuring Akshay Kumar

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi and superstar Rajinikanth, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is now set to appear in the upcoming episode of the popular adventure show Into The Wild With Bear Grylls.

The much-anticipated episode of the show, hosted by ace adventurer Bear Grylls, will premiere on September 11 on Discovery Plus app and on September 14 on Discovery Channel.

Akshay and Bear shared the motion poster of the episode on Twitter.

“You thinking I mad… but mad only going into the wild. #IntoTheWildWithBearGrylls @BearGrylls @DiscoveryPlusIn @DiscoveryIN,” Kumar, 52, wrote on Twitter.


The show’s host, Bear, tweeted that he has found a great “adventure buddy” in the “legendary” Hindi film actor.

He said in a tweet, “Life is an adventure that is best lived boldly, and there are few better (madder) adventure buddies than the legendary @akshaykumar #KhiladiOnDiscovery #IntoTheWildwithBearGrylls @DiscoveryPlusIn @DiscoveryIN.”

Discovery Channel also unveiled the motion poster and announced the release date for the upcoming special episode on the social media platform.

Akshay and Bear reportedly shot the entire episode in Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Mysore, Karnataka in January.

Prior to Akshay, Prime Minister Modi and Rajinikanth had accompanied Grylls on his adventures in the wilderness.

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