Discovery Communications TV network Animal Planet is back with its month-long programming special – Where Tigers Rule – to celebrate India’s national animal and bring to the fore engaging and varied stories on this magnificent animal from India and around the world.
Premiering every night at 9 PM in April only on Animal Planet, Where Tigers Rule will present viewers with engaging programmes on the tiger’s behaviour, predatory skills, legends and issues related to its survival. It was announced today, March 12.[ Also Read: 10 Reasons I Like Indian TV Shows ]
Announcing the series, Rahul Johri, senior vice president and general manager – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific said, “Animal Planet’s nationwide popularity will help create support for the national cause of tiger conservation. Tigers would rule television screens for an entire month. Viewers can follow the footsteps of these fascinating big cats and explore the intricacies of their role as predator and protector.”[ Also Read: Why Can’t Satyamev Jayate Tell the Truth? ]
Filmed in breathtaking landscapes in India’s magnificent forests, grasslands and protect reserves, Where Tigers Rule will provide an intimate look into the mysterious world of the tiger, says Discovery.
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Joining hands with Animal Planet are leading Bollywood (Bombay-based Indian film industry) actors Ajay Devgn, Bipasha Basu and Olympic Gold Medalist Abhinav Bindra, who share Animal Planet’s passion for tigers.[ Also Read: Can You be a Hindu or a Muslim Journalist? ]
They will augment the channel’s efforts to generate nationwide interest on tigers and the threats affecting their survival.
“‘Where Tigers Rule is an invaluable initiative undertaken by Animal Planet to encourage viewers to comprehend the value of tigers. This initiative will create the passion required to save tigers from extinction,” said Bollywood actor Bipasha Basu.
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