National Geographic India was locally available in four different languages and the channel will e launching its feed in the Kannada language from January 31, 2021. With this National Geographic will be available in six languages including English, Hindi, Bangla, Telegu, Tamil, and Kannada. Therefore, from now on the channel will be able to narrate its specialized stories for the Kannada speaking viewers in the state of Karnataka.
Popular series on National Geographic India such as Vegas Rat Rods, Dirty Rotten Survival, Primal Survivor, Great Human Race, Airport Security Brazil, and Peru, Bear Grylls Mission Survive, and many other fresh events such as Mars Rover Landing, etc. These shows will give the audiences a groundbreaking experience for the people of Karnataka. There will also be amazing visuals and innovative technology which will increase the level of understanding and knowledge of our world.
“We have been constantly working towards making our relationship with our viewers more personal, relevant, and connected through our localized efforts. Over the last years, we have seen a significant interest in our authentic style of storytelling from our viewers in the regional market; including Karnataka. We saw this as a great opportunity to bring our storytelling in yet another language and wonderfully complement our successful and well-established portfolio of channels in these markets,” said Kevin Vaz, President & Head – Infotainment, Kids & Regional Entertainment Channels, Star & Disney India.
Globally, the channel is available in 43 languages across 172 countries.
National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP) is a joint venture between National Geographic Society and The Walt Disney Company. The channel is committed to bringing the world premium exploration, science, and adventure content for its audience. NGP returns 27% of its profits to the non-profit National Geographic Society to work in the fields of education, exploration, science, and conservation. Nat Geo Wild and National Geographic Channel is available in six languages in the country.