Epic Channel lines up curated programming to celebrate formation day of Maha, Guj
MUMBAI: Hindi infotainment channel Epic Channel will celebrate Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day with a day-long curated programming line-up on 1st May from 12 noon to 7 pm.
The special line-up will feature episodes of Sharanam where Juhi Chawla will take the viewers on a journey to, ‘Ganpatipule’ on the western coast of Maharashtra, the abode, according to popular belief, of a 400-year-old self-manifested idol of Lord Ganesha.
An episode on ‘Sai Baba’ of Shirdi where the viewers will get a chance to understand the message and miracles of Sai Baba through the eyes of his devotees. Another episode will cover the Mahalaxmi of Kolhapur who is eulogised as the reason for the prosperity of the city.
Kahi Suni showcasing episodes on ‘Madhavpur Ghed’ in Gujarat, which traces the mystic romance of Lord Krishna’s wedding with Rukmini. ‘Adalaj Vav’, which tells the tale of Rani Radubai and the formation of the beautiful Adalaj Stepwell.
No journey in India is complete without a chapter on food, Lost Recipes hosted by Aditya Bal, will take the audience on a journey of food which is diffused into the pages of history and the rediscovery of a tradition that once was.
One of the episodes on ‘Mumbai’ will focus on its 2000-year-old East Indian community and their mouth-watering cuisine. Another episode will be on ‘Udwada’ in Gujarat where the host discovers the forgotten recipes of the 19th century that are a delightful amalgamation of Persian and Gujarati cultures and their flavours.
Viewers will get a chance to visit through the lens of history some of India’s most historic locations including Champner, Daulatabad, Murud, and Lakhpat through the show Ekaant.
Speaking about the special content line-up, Epic Channel content & programming head Akul Tripathi said, “We have always believed in celebrating India and days that are special for the people and the country. Maharashtra and Gujarat are important weaves in the multi-coloured fabric of the country and their day of statehood is an opportunity to rejoice in the diversity of thought, culture, traditions, and histories and introduce them to the entire country.