The cast of the upcoming six-part series 'The Journey of India' was revealed on Friday to mark India's 75 years of Independence.
In addition to Amitabh Bachchan serving as the show host and narrator, each episode will also feature a leading voice to showcase a key theme in India's development as a nation.
Bollywood actress Kajol will walk the viewers down the lane of Bollywood's captivating legacy against the backdrop of an actual film set in action.
Telugu star Rana Daggubati, who is also a conservationist, will make the viewers acquainted with India's successful initiatives in sustainability and conservation in tandem with author and wildlife conservationist, Latika Nath.
Renowned author Amish Tripathi, known for his 'Shiva' trilogy, will pay homage to India's diversity of religions, and Michelin Star chef Vikas Khanna will explore the palatability of Indian cuisine, paralleling his roots to its impact on global cuisine.
The show will also feature contributions from 'RRR' director SS Rajamouli, veteran actress Hema Malini, Oscar award-winning composer AR Rahman, stalwart industrialist Anand Mahindra, female banking trailblazer Naina Lal Kidwai and climate change activist Vani Murthy among others.
'The Journey of India' is set to premiere on October 10 on streaming platform discovery+ in India, the US, UK, and the Philippines.