Akshay Talks About His Love For Army In New Bear Grylls Video

The episode will premiere on 11 September.

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Akshay Kumar and Bear Grylls in an upcoming episode of 'Into The Wild With Bear Grylls'

On 7 September, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar took to social media to share an excerpt from his upcoming episode of Into The Wild with Bear Grylls and Akshay Kumar.

Shot in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka, the trailer shows adventure enthusiast Bear Grylls and Akshay Kumar (or 'AK' as Grylls calls him) meeting and bonding with each other over adventure, life lessons, some unexpected "elephant poo tea" and more.

Bear Grylls describes Akshay Kumar as "one of India's biggest movie stars," a "legend" and the "guy known for his martial arts skills." In the trailer, Akshay talks about why his father was his biggest role model growing up.

Take a look:

In the episode, Akshay also expresses his special admiration for the military that stems from his father's army background. The actor also talks about about "Bharat Ke Veer" - a unique initiative that empowers and provides financial assistance to families of martyrs.

Akshay Talks About His Love For Army In New Bear Grylls Video
(Photo Courtesy: Discovery)

While sharing the clip on Twitter, Akshay wrote, "When a Western Adrenaline Adventurer meets an Eastern Action Junkie,dont expect fireworks coz Brotherhood is what we found.2 fitness enthusiasts enjoying a stroll through wilderness is what I call a perfect walk in the park. Here’s a preview"

Akshay Talks About His Love For Army In New Bear Grylls Video
(Photo Courtesy: Discovery)

What Else To Expect

Throughout the episode, Bear Grylls will share special heartwarming wishes from his friends and family including Twinkle Khanna, Suniel Shetty and Katrina Kaif.

Apart from watching Akshay perform his own stunts, as he is famously known for, the episode will also feature a very interesting final task in which Akshay climbs a rope ladder up the bridge as quickly as possible and with a unique technique that he is has never heard of before.

To catch all this and more, watch the episode which will premiere on Discovery+ app on 11 September at 8 pm and on Discovery channel on 14 September at 8 pm.

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