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Manoj Bajpayee turns narrator for COVID-19: India’s War Against the Virus documentary

By: PTI | Mumbai |

Up to date: July 6, 2020 3:01:48 pm

manoj bajpayee Discovery Plus docu 'COVID-19: India's War Against the Virus Whereas Manoj Bajpayee will present the Hindi voiceover for the documentary, writer-director Gautham Vasudev Menon will lend his voice for the Tamil model. (Picture: Manoj Bajpayee/Instagram)

Actor Manoj Bajpayee will narrate the documentary COVID-19: India’s Battle Towards the Virus in Hindi on Discovery Plus.

The documentary will present a uncommon glimpse into all the important thing steps being taken throughout the nation to battle the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

It’s going to comply with each, the worldwide and the Indian timeline, of how the virus unfold and can shine mild on vital developments which have taken place ever since nation’s first coronavirus sufferer was detected in Kerala in January.

Shot extensively in the course of the interval of lockdown, the documentary tells the story by way of interviews with subject material consultants, entrance line staff, sufferers, migrant staff, and others working tirelessly behind the scenes to arrest the unfold of this lethal illness.

The movie can even spotlight the way in which expertise is getting used to fight the virus.

Whereas Manoj Bajpayee will present the Hindi voiceover for the documentary, writer-director Gautham Vasudev Menon will do the Tamil voiceover.

“Significant cinema, significant initiatives have at all times endeared me, and I imagine specials like ‘COVID-19: India’s Battle Towards The Virus’ are related not only for in the present day however will proceed to interact our future generations as properly,” mentioned Bajpayee.

“This is a crucial story and must be informed in an impactful method. I’m proud to be a part of this monumental challenge and goal to convey all my expertise into play for the narration in Hindi language,” the actor added.

Gautham Vasudev Menon mentioned engaged on the documentary felt acquainted because the pandemic has affected everybody.

“It’s a valiant effort. I couldn’t have requested for a greater debut as a narrator, particularly in my mom tongue Tamil, and coincidentally this marks my first documentary ever. I urge everybody to observe it together with your loved ones,” he mentioned.

The documentary, additionally accessible in English, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Bengali, will drop solely on the Discovery Plus app on July 16.

It’s going to additionally air on Discovery Channel and Discovery Channel HD on July 20.

Megha Tata, managing director-South Asia, Discovery, mentioned the documentary is a means to assist Indian audiences perceive deeper views on the pandemic.

“There’s extra at work than what meets the attention as new challenges unfold every single day with pandemic raging fireplace; our try is to convey all of it along with a line-up of outstanding consultants and officers to offer a complete view for our discerning audiences,” Tata added.

Discovery Plus has explored tales associated to the pandemic in three different documentaries – Invisible Killer, Pandemic Covid-19 and The Zoo: Covid-19 & Animals.

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