Bindu Shajan Perappadan

NEW DELHI: All set to shock and exhilarate viewers this March-end, National Geographic Channel comes with an action-packed series that premieres on Sunday. "Nat Geo's Most Amazing Moments'' is a dazzling countdown of the most awe-inspiring events captured by National Geographic lens.

Featuring spectacular imagery and first-hand accounts from scientists, journalists and filmmakers on the scene, the programme lets viewers experience thrilling moments of discovery, heart-pounding adventure and shocking animal behaviour.

Speaking about the programme, National Geographic Channel (India) Senior Vice-President (Programming) Joy Bhattacharjya says: "Nat Geo's Most Amazing Moments showcases a collection of real-life experiences that makes our viewers think again about their definition of possible and impossible by going beyond their thought horizons.''

The series follows a theme for each episode, which then consists of five action-packed segments. These episodes take the viewer on a roller-coaster ride of extreme danger, thrill and close encounters.

The programmes to be aired include "Most Thrilling Moments'' this Sunday at 8 p.m., which is the first episode of the series and presents the most daring moments ever caught on film. From a descent into an active lava-spewing volcano to a high-risk battle with a raging bull and from thrilling jobs to extreme sports to outrageous rituals all these shots provide heart-pumping adrenaline rush. "Most Extreme Moments'' at 9 p.m. will showcase shocking and amazing scenes that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

"Most Dangerous Moments'' on March 27 at 8 p.m. features breathtaking moments of extraordinary danger in five spine-tingling categories. "Close Encounters'' at 9 p.m. features surprising moments when predator meets prey, man meets animal and people look death in the face in some of the most incredible scenes ever captured on film. Viewers can savour the delectable fare of live maggots, whole octopus or battered tarantulas; get up close and personal with rats, giant squid or swarms of stinging bees and pray for passengers on a sinking cruise ship or pilots in a mid-air collision.

Later viewers can join Nat Geo on a mission to capture crocodiles in "Countdown Crocs'' on March 28 at 8 p.m. followed by "Bite Force'' at 9 p.m., which will showcase the hunting strategies of predators. Also witness some of the world's most intriguing animal behaviour in "Dens of Danger'' on March 29 at 8 p.m. and meet the biggest snakes in ``Super Snake'' at 9 p.m.

On March 30 at 8 p.m. there will be "Nat Geo's Most Amazing Moments'', a riveting two-hour special that counts down dramatic events captured on film. The series ends with "Predators of War'' on March 31 at 8 p.m.