National Geographic Channel, one of the most informative channels on television, presents the Indian television premiere of the Academy Award winning documentary, ‘on Sunday, May 27 at 8 pm. This critically acclaimed documentary, narrated by Bollywood superstar, Amitabh Bachchan, presents a glimpse into the life of the Emperor Penguins. Apart from the coveted Oscar statuette, the documentary has won numerous awards, including a Cesar for Best Sound 2006 and a BAFTA nomination for Best Cinematography and Editing 2006.
The film follows a flock of Emperor Penguins as they embark on a truly remarkable journey in the pitiless ice deserts of Antarctica in search for their love, deep in the most inhospitable terrain on Earth, a journey which has taken place for millennia. Braving icy winds, freezing temperatures and starvation, this is an incredible true story of the quest to bring new life into the world.
Vice President-Marketing of National Geographic Channel Rajesh Sheshadri says, "" takes you on an incredible journey of the Emperor Penguins as they march under the most impossible conditions to find their mate. With brilliant cinematography, editing and a poignant narration by none other than Amitabh Bachchan the film will surely strike a chord with our audiences".
The website includes an interesting trivia about the film, Emperor Penguins, and their journey. It also includes games like Save the Egg, downloadable Penguin images, as well as an interesting contest - 'How far have you gone for your love?' To enter, just visit the website for more information. The wackiest entry wins a trip for 2 to the romantic place in the world – France.