Why Vikas Said No To a Documentary Offered to Him Before 'Buried Seeds'

Michelin Star Chef Vikas Khanna on why he chose to say yes to filmmaker Andrei Severney to make 'Buried Seeds'

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Vikas Khanna, one of India's most celebrated chefs, responsible for putting India on the global map in the culinary world, spoke to The Quint about why he chose to do Buried Seeds and what keeps him going.

National Geographic has teamed up with the chef, this Independence Day, they bring you Buried Seeds, a film which tells the life story of Chef Vikas Khanna. The film traces the journey of Vikas Khanna from his beginnings as a child with misaligned feet to the man who took Indian cuisine to the world.


Born in Amritsar, Khanna was disabled with misaligned legs. He endured overwhelming obstacles to achieve his dreams and become a successful Michelin-star chef. Today, he is known to many as India’s favourite chef and one of the best-known Indians in the world of food.

For the first time on television, catch the inspiring and invigorating story of Vikas Khanna, directed by Andrei Severny on 15th August 2021 at 9 pm on National Geographic in India.

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