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Rajinikanth to Shoot for Man Vs Wild Episode with Bear Grylls

Rajinikanth (L), Bear Grylls

Rajinikanth (L), Bear Grylls

Rajinikanth is said to join Bear Grylls as they explore the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka and shoot a special episode of 'Man Vs Wild' there. The shooting will be completed on Tuesday.

  • Last Updated: January 28, 2020, 6:06 PM IST
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Rajinikanth is all set to feature in an upcoming episode of survivalist Bear Grylls' popular adventure show Man Vs Wild. Only recently, in 2019, PM Narendra Modi had joined Grylls for a special episode of the adventure-survival series as they visited and shot in the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.

As per preliminary reports doing the rounds, Rajinikanth and Grylls will explore the wild in Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka and the shooting for the episode will take place for six hours in a day in the forest area. First day shoot has been successfully completed on January 27 and the remaining portion will be completed on Tuesday.

Sources say that Rajinikanth has taken few days off from his acting schedule (Thalaivar 168) and went to Mysore to shoot for Man vs Wild. Rajinikanth has given two days from his busy schedule for this episode. Rajinikanth has shot at some dense and extreme places in Mysore bracing severe conditions.

The episode will be shot over three days at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Gundlupet, Chamarajnagar district in Karnataka. In an MoU signed between the production house, Seventaurus Entertainment studios and the Karnataka State Forest department, the shoot will take place for half a day in 27th January, all of 28th and half a day on 29th.

The Forest department has granted permission with certain riders. During filming, the production house has to ensure that there is no damage done to trees around and no disturbance to the wildlife. Use of electricity, inflammable or fire explosives is strictly prohibited.

The production house has paid a refundable deposit of ₹25000/- and ₹ 10000/- for every additional day.

Meanwhile, popular show host Grylls is also back with the latest edition of his National Geographic's show Running Wild With Bear Grylls, where we will see celebrities such as Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Joel McHale, Cara Delevingne, Rob Riggle, Armie Hammer and Dave Bautista channeling their inner steel to take on adventurous challenges in remote wilderness.

Read: Running Wild With Bear Grylls to Feature Channing Tatum, Brie Larson and More Hollywood celebs

(With inputs from IANS)

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