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EPIC TV turns 3

16-November-2017
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EPIC TV turns 3

EPIC TV, the Hindi language India-centric infotainment channel, is celebrating three years on television on November 19, 2017. Launched in 2014, EPIC has redefined Indian television with an engaging and innovative content offering showcasing India’s untold stories across various genres. Winning viewer accolades since launch, EPIC offers some of the most patronized shows such as Raja Rasoi Aur Anya Kahaniyaan, Tyohar ki Thaali, Umeed India, Indipedia, Devlok with Devdutt Patnaik, Sanrachna, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore, Kahi Suni, Ekaant and more.

In a short span of three years, the EPIC family has grown to include a host of popular and critically acclaimed artists such as Sakshi Tanwar, Virendra Sehwag, Ranveer Brar, Nasserudin Shah, Javed Akhtar, Devdutt Patnaik, Javed Jaffery – leading some of the most followed series on the channel. EPIC’s content is also appreciated and consumed by many others from the industry and artists like Ram Kapoor, Ali Asgar, Kavita Kaushik have joined the episodes as special guests.

Commenting about her association with EPIC TV, actress Sakshi Tanwar said, “I am personally a keen follower of the shows aired on EPIC as the content has great entertainment value at the same time highlight India’s rich culture and heritage. Also festivals are an important part of Indian traditions and sharing recipes related to festivals, more so, the ones that have been passed down to me from my mother is a nostalgic experience.”

Having marked strategic content deals with leading international content platforms such Netflix and making a foray into the digital entertainment landscape with the freshly launched EPIC On app, EPIC caters to both the television viewers and the digitally connected audiences. The channel also continues to rank high on the popularity charts with the highest time spent viewing on EPIC within the infotainment genre.

Continuing to enhance its programming lineup, EPIC is set to add a host of new shows beginning with the soon to be launched Sharanam – narrated by leading Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla.

Juhi Chawla said, “India is an ancient civilization, with a rich history and deep culture of spiritualism. Our saints, seers and sages established places of worship, which are energy centers, geographical historical and architectural wonders. Over centuries, millions of people have come here for worship with deep faith and experienced miracles. I was in London when I was approached with the concept of Sharanam, I was intrigued, charmed and immediately agreed to present the show. Sharanam is truly different in every sense of the word as it highlights the faith and spiritual connection of India’s eminent places of worship, something that hasn’t been showcased on television before. I am happy to join the EPIC family and celebrate 3 years of EPIC.”

EPIC has cemented its position in the BARC ranking and has recently made its entry into the Top 5 Infotainment channels, according to BARC’s all-India data Week 35.

Expressing his views, Aditya Pittie, Managing Director, EPIC TV, said, “We are extremely delighted with the support the viewers have conferred in us. Three years of EPIC have been exciting with a repositioned channel that showcases India and its many stories in the most unique way possible. We’re eagerly looking forward to strengthen our content offering with more indigenous content such Sharanam and other series that promises to be a bigger celebration of India.”

Also commenting on his association with EPIC, Raja Rasoi host and celebrity chef, Ranveer Brar said, “EPIC has given a unique facelift to culture and cuisine based shows. Raja Rasoi Aur Andaz Anokha is more of a food lab with so much freedom both for the host and the viewer to stay hooked on to and explore. I am looking forward to many more seasons for the show. I wish EPIC a happy 3rd birthday and lots of success and viewership in the years to come.”

A veteran in mythology, Devdutt Pattanaik commented, “As EPIC completes 3 years, I would like to say, Happy Birthday and thank you EPIC for bringing DEVLOK to every home in India and helping people appreciate Indian culture better."

The viewers of EPIC are invited to tune in for a daylong celebration on November 19, as the best episodes from their favourite shows air back to back, for over 12 hours on the channel. The third anniversary special lineup is as follows:

Show Start Time
Epic Ke Dus - Thinkers 11:00 AM
Raja Rasoi - Murshidabad 11:30 AM
Stories By Rabindranath Tagore - Chokher Bali 12:00 PM
Lost Recipe - Gangtok 3:00 PM
Sanrachna - Magnificent Gateways 4:00 PM
Umeed India - Vinesh Phogat 4:30 PM
Adrishya - Saraswati Rajamani 5:00 PM
Great Escape - Dalai Lama 6:00 PM
Tyohar Ki Thaali - Ram Kapoor 8:00 PM
Raja Rasoi Aur Andaaz Anokha - Royal Indulgence 8:30 PM
Indipedia – Om 9:00 PM
Devlok - Types Of Marriages 9:30 PM
Ekaant - Sarhad Paar 10:00 PM
Kahi Suni - Hidimba 11:00 PM
Rakkt - Udham Singh - Michael O'Dwyer 11:30 PM

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