National Geographic Channel launched in Tamil

New Delhi: After successfully connecting with audience in Telugu and Bengali less than a year back, National Geographic Channel will now connect with the over 72 million Tamil speaking community across Tamil Nadu. The announcement was made at the press conference organized at Raintree Hotel where Tamil superstar Shriya Saran launched the channel in the native language of Tamil Nadu.

National Geographic Channel through the 24 hour Tamil feed of its fast paced, youthful and edgy programming will showcase their award winning properties across science, technology, history, culture, nature and wildlife. As a part of the aggressive regional strategy of the channel, Nat Geo is now present in Bengali, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi apart from English.

Commenting on the launch, Debarpita Banerjee, Senior Vice President Marketing, National Geographic Network & FOX International channels, said, “After successfully launching in regional languages like Hindi, Bengali and Telegu, we are extremely excited to bring the dynamic programming of National Geographic Channel to the doorsteps of the Tamil speaking community in the state of Tamil Nadu. In a state, which is already known for its intellectual capacities, we are proud to offer our viewers fast paced and edgy shows. Our viewers are in for a thrilling and entertaining experience. Every minute is amazing on Nat Geo.”

Launching the channel at the conference, Shriya Saran commented, “It is a matter of great pride and excitement to be associated with National Geographic Channel. I have been an avid fan of the channel for a very long time and I strongly feel that the launch of the channel in Tamil will give a large community of Tamil speaking audience a chance to experience the awe inspiring programs on National Geographic Channel.”

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