This Independence month, History TV18 is presenting a marathon of inspiring stories. The channel brings two most amazing shows, ‘India: 70 Wonders’, starting August 8, every Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 pm, and a documentary on Subhash Chandra Bose, ‘Netaji Bose and the Lost Treasure’, on August 18 at 9 pm. The viewers are in for a surprise as the August marathon will feature Bollywood “womaniya” Huma Qureshi.
‘India: 70 Wonders’ will feature inspiring and out-of-the-box OMG stories of India and Indians. Some amazing stories from across the country include the cemetery-hotel in Ahmedabad, a barber who drives a Rolls Royce, a 75-year-old woman who has mastered Kalaripayattu, a man who transforms iron nails into art and the likes. A series of seven extraordinary episodes, each episode will showcase 10 inspiring stories that will depict 70 years of a young nation that is at the crossroads of change. Each story has been handpicked based on the level of amazement and intrigue generated.
The next offering is a television first, based on Subhash Chandra Bose, one of the most dynamic leaders of India's struggle of independence. The undying questions surrounding the mystery of the fabled INA Treasure and it’s disappearance along with Bose will come alive with ‘Netaji Bose and the Lost Treasure’, a History TV18 original documentary. The secrets, locked away in the vaults of South Block and protected by the Official Secrets Act, will be showcased for the first time on television.
The thrilling one-hour special is filmed in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar and Japan and uses rare archives as it pieces together the mysteries. With an interesting combination of present day shots, archival footage, graphics and interviews, the film takes one through an unexplored treasure hunt of World War II and its key players.