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National Geographic to unveil the wonder of martial arts with ‘Fists of Fury’ in February

National Geographic to unveil the wonder of martial arts with ‘Fists of Fury’ in February

Author | exchange4media News Service | Thursday, Jan 25,2007 8:03 AM

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National Geographic to unveil the wonder of martial arts with ‘Fists of Fury’ in February

Come February and National Geographic Channel will pack a punch with its new series ‘Fists of Fury’. The series will take viewers on a journey into the extraordinary world of martial arts. A one-stop shop for all martial arts fans, ‘Fists of Fury’ gives its viewers an insight into what is martial art myth and what is not, an insight into what it takes to be a martial arts champion, a countdown of the best killing weapons, revealing the reality behind the deadly martial arts using scientific breakthroughs and gripping footage.

Speaking about the series, Joy Bhattacharjya, Senior Vice-President – Programming, National Geographic Channel India, said, “‘Fists of Fury’ promises to make our viewers rethink the abilities of the most lethal weapon in the world – the human body. It is an action-packed look at some of the most ancient deadly arts, which brings to light the science behind the legends we have read about and seen in the movies. The series is sure to get every person with any interest in martial arts completely hooked.”

‘Fists of Fury’ will premiere on February 12 at 10 pm and will continue till February 23, 2007 on National Geographic Channel. The series will feature 10 high adrenaline films, including ‘Fight Science’ 1 and 2, ‘Kung Fu Monk’, ‘Samurai Sword’, ‘Kick Fighters’, ‘Kung Fu Killers’, ‘Kung Fu Dragons of Wudang’, ‘Behind the Blade’, ‘Made in Hong Kong’ and ‘The Martial Art of Deception’.

Rajesh Sheshadri, Vice-President – Marketing, National Geographic Channel India, said, “‘Fists of Fury’ is a truly sensational offering, which takes a look at martial arts from every possible angle. Can you kill with a single blow? What is the most potent weapon? What does it takes to win a kick-fighting championship and how a Shaolin monk disciple is transforming an ancient Eastern tradition into a stunning Western sensation and lots more. We have a superb line-up of episodes as part of the series and are planning some exciting promotions to provide a 360-degree experience to our viewers and advertising partners.”

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