discovery+ is yet again launching some intriguing and multi-genre titles to keep their audiences hooked through the upcoming festive season. With a variety of genres to choose from, one is sure to be spoilt for a choice. Be it history, crime, mythology, investigation and patriotic shows especially curated for Independence Day, this month’s line-up has it all.
The August 2022 discovery+ India slate includes yet another piquing docuseries from the Secrets franchise, ‘Secrets of the Kohinoor’. As India celebrates 75th year of Independence, Discovery Kids shares its special line-up ‘Desh ka Sipahi Mission Azadi’ on 15th August. Other notable premiers include ‘Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik S2’, ‘Viagra: The little blue pill that changed the world’ amongst others.
Devlok With Devdutt Pattanaik S2 – The renowned mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik takes viewers on a voyage of Hindu mythology. He discusses the significance of the most revered and popular God of Hinduism, Lord Ganesha in its second season
Streaming from August 05
Sanrachna: Magic of Ancient Architecture - Sanrachna unearths India's best kept architectural secrets and showcases the country's ancient monuments that have stood the test of time whilst exploring how the makers of these marvels made them without the aid of modern mechanics and machinery.
Viagra: The Little Blue Bill That Changed the World - This is the untold story of a blue pill that changed the world. Developed against all odds, marketed like no drug in history, it unleashed a tidal wave of controversy. Using 90s archives and an exciting mixture of exclusive interviews with the people who were there, including Dr. David Brown, known as the father of Viagra, Ian Osterloh, the Pfizer Inc. team leader who oversaw the top-secret clinical trials that proved the blue pill does indeed work, and Pfizer marketing team members Rooney Nelson, David Brinkley and Janice Lipsky.
Streaming from August 13
Desh ka Sipahi Mission Azadi – An extra-ordinary tale of patriotism, courage, action and adventure, Desk Ke Sipahi showcases journey of an eight-year-old Ajay, a regular school going student, who becomes part of Sher-Dil-Mission and transforms into India’s youngest super-cop Little Singham. Together with the armed forces, the young protagonist fights against the enemies to protect the motherland.
The Diana Investigations - Twenty-five years ago, a fatal car accident took the life of the beloved Princess Diana of Wales, devastating the world. In the decades following her death, conspiracy theories and accusations have swirled – who was to blame? How did this happen? Over the course of four gripping parts, ‘The Diana Investigations’ offers a new look into the tragedy that has shocked the world for decades.
Streaming from August 20
Secrets of the Kohinoor - For centuries, dark secrets and mystery shrouds one of the most beautiful and largest cut diamonds in the world- the Kohinoor. Retracing the story and controversies around what is inarguably India’s most prized possession that was wrongfully snatched during the British rule, discovery+ comes together with acclaimed director Neeraj Pandey – Friday Storytellers and the versatile National Award and Padma Shri-awardee Manoj Bajpayee for a fascinating docuseries in the ‘Secrets’ franchise, titled ‘Secrets of the Kohinoor