Epic TV lines-up day-long special programming for World Heritage Day


MUMBAI: Hindi infotainment channel Epic TV has lined-up a special day-long programming to celebrate World Heritage Day on 18 April. The special line-up highlighting India’s distinguished cultural and architectural heritage will air from 12 noon to 7 pm. The lineup presented by Trivago will feature shows like Sanrachna, Ekaant, Kahi Suni, Buddha-Sutra And Benaras.

Epic TV content head Akul Tripathi said, “Our historical inheritance is invaluable and warrants not just preservation but exposure far and wide. This exposure must be along with an understanding and presentation that not just educates but instills a sense of belonging and a feeling of pride towards what our ancestors have bequeathed to us. We are committed to this endeavour with our special showcase this World Heritage Day.”

Epic original series Sanrachna explores these architectural wonders and how the makers of these marvels made them without the aid of modern mechanics and machinery. Watch the Magnificent Getaways, visit the Monolithic Structures and decode the Astronomical Wonders with host Vaibhavi Upadhyaya on this World Heritage Day.

Whereas travel series Ekaant anchored by Tripathi will take viewers on a journey across the abandoned historic locations of India. The show will revisit untold stories from the ruins of Hampi, the international learning centre of Nalanda and the massive fort of Kumbalgarh, amongst others.

The schedule for the special line-up:

12 – 12.30 pm – Sanrachana (Magnificient Gateways)

12.30 – 1 pm – Ekaant (Hampi)

1 – 1.30 pm – Sanrachana (Architectural Wit)

1.30 – 2 pm – Kahi Suni (Adalaj Vav)

2 – 2.30 pm – Sanrachana (Astronomical Wonders)

2.30 – 3 pm – Ekaant (Nalanda/Vaishali)

3 – 3.30 pm – Sanrachana (Man-made Caves)

3.30 – 4 pm – Ekaant (Gagron)

4 – 4.30 pm – Sanrachana (Monolithc Structures)

4.30 – 5 pm – Ekaant (Kumbalgarh)

5 – 5.30 pm – Buddha-Sutra and Benaras

5.30 – 6 pm – Ekaant (Shekhawati)

6 – 6.30 pm – Kahi Suni (Sarnath)

6.30 – 7 pm – Ekaant (Martand)