Take A Once-In-A-Lifetime Road Trip Across 29 States With Discovery’s #INDIAMYWAY

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Pune, 13 October, 2016- Discovery’s premiere series #INDIAMYWAY goes in search of young Indians, their passion and their continual quest for the unusual, exotic and adventurous side of life. Paloma Monappa, an actor and avid traveler, and Meraj Shah, a travel writer, share their passion for adventure and exploration of a ‘new India’.

Cruising around in a Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, covering over 28,000 kilometers, travelling through the roads of Delhi, trotting lush vineyards of Nashik, taking a safari in the Rann, cruising treacherous terrains of Ladakh, the duo is driven by the irresistible lure of far flung roads on an ultimate expedition.

Starting October 16, join Paloma and Meraj on an epic journey around India…their way, on Discovery’s #INDIAMYWAY, every Sunday at 8 PM.


The 13-part series #INDIAMYWAY introduces viewers to a range of fun, eclectic characters ranging from celebrities, tribal fashionistas, women wrestlers, young scientists, tattoo artists, path breaking entrepreneurs and many others. The road-trippers talk to everyone from photographers to chefs, comedians, sound-designers and artists to hear the challenges they faced and the conviction that carried them in their quest for meaningful work. Travelling across all the 29 states, the series brings inspirational stories, a testament to young India’s grit and a fresh way of looking at the world.

Talking about her adventure, Paloma Monappa said, “#Indiamyway has been a thrilling journey that traces just a position of the new with the old. The series encapsulates incredibly liberating and empowering works of young Indians which paints an inspiring picture of the emerging India.”

Meraj Shah said, “I have been travelling for years, however, this road trip was unique and refreshing. #Indiamyway has been one of the most enriching experiences, offering a stimulating view about the contemporary wave in our socio-cultural structure.”

R.S Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) said, “Maruti Suzuki is thrilled to partner with Discovery on this journey across 29 states to discover the new-age India from the perspective of the millennials.  It’s an exploration of the changing culture, lifestyle, landscape and the people of the country.  I believe the viewers would enjoy this adventurous journey in the newly launched Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.”

About the journey:

Paloma and Meraj commence their road trip on a Vitara Brezza from Delhi where they participate in a jamming session with Delhi Drum Circle, a group of drummers who bond over music. They get photography tips from Vicky Roy, a rag picker-turned-photographer who walks them through the old lanes of Delhi. Meraj and Paloma also meet young entrepreneurs all across the country, from Zivame’s Richa Kar, to Oyo Rooms’ Ritesh Aggrawal, from Startup Village’s Gautham, to India’s first female sarpanch, Chhavi Rajawat. In each state, they are introduced to millennials who are shunning the conventional, are driven by action and are fostering a sense of meaning and purpose.

On their journey they meet various film stars and celebrities who have come down to a “beyond-the-self” orientation to the world. In Mumbai, talking about her association with Raasta Chaap, actor and author Twinkle Khanna offers a new lease of life to the dying trees. In Kerala, a star studded encounter with music director Amal Neerad and superstar Dulquer gives an insight into the new wave in Malayalam cinema. In Bangalore, Kannada actor, Samyukta Hornadtalks about hip hangout spots in the city.

Following the collectives like Mirakle Couriers – a courier company that employs deaf boys; Kabadiwala Connect which ensures that recyclable waste does not end up in a landfill; Ugly Indian – a movement to clean up street corners; Adishakti – a theatre laboratory; andOmmaggio – a modern dance academy; Paloma and Meraj track youngsters who are seen leaving cushy jobs to give back to the society, or founding companies to do things differently.

Take a stopover at India’s first digital village in Gujarat, visit first 3D museum in Chennai, explore underwater photography in Goa, participate in a folk-fusion in Jaipur, rock on with a Masala Coffee band in Kerala, get a training session on snakes in Hyderabad and much more with #INDIAMYWAY, which promises an eventful journey across India.

#INDIAMYWAY will premiere on Discovery on October 16, 2016,and will air every Sunday at 8 PM.