MUMBAI: OTT platform Netflix has announced that actor Ranveer Singh teams up with Bear Grylls for India’s first interactive adventure reality special produced by Banijay Asia in association with The Natural Studios. It will premiere on 8 July. Singh takes off on a date with nature, fending for himself, and learning new survival skills as he ventures into the depths of the wild to find a rare flower for his lady love in the harsh forests of Serbia - all while the viewers get to pick the course of his escapades.
Produced by Banijay Asia and The Natural Studios, ‘Ranveer vs Wild with Bear Grylls’ gives viewers a chance to join Ranveer on his journey, choose every step in the adventure and be a part of the action. Bear Grylls and Ranveer’s dynamic pairing will bring forth the ultimate adventure reality to audiences globally.
Netflix India VP content Monika Shergill said, “We are excited to take audiences on the ultimate adventure with the high octane and unstoppable Ranveer Singh and the world’s best survival expert, Bear Grylls in ‘Ranveer vs Wild. with Bear Grylls’’. Netflix brings India’s first-ever interactive adventure special that will give audiences all over the world the controls to test Ranveer Singh, as he pushes his boundaries in this adrenaline-pumping experience of a lifetime.”
Banijay Asia founder, CEO Deepak Dhar said, “Ranveer vs Wild. with Bear Grylls is a huge step in pushing the envelope of interactive reality TV and we are elated to bring this exciting special to Netflix members across the world. While the world is familiar with Ranveer’s electrifying spirit and adventurous side, with this show, we’ll see the best of both sides coming out as he embarks on his quest for love. We are thrilled to bring this power-packed duo of Ranveer Singh and Bear Grylls together to take the adventure of a lifetime and shoot the entertainment quotient through the roof.”