We see many sportsman turning hosts and commentators for matches on TV and latest is batsman Virender Sehwag. Yes, the sportsman has turned host for Epic channel’s new show called ‘Umeed India’.
This reality show will highlight and witness conditions, problems and preparation of Indian players to be Olympians. Umeed India is an emotional and inspirational journey of Indian athletes that will be curated by Virendra.
The show will have 13 contestants who will be trained for the big contest. For Umeed India, Sehwag has travelled to places across India where athletes are priming for gold and glory. Prepping the narrative with his personal journey and anecdotes, he explores the ambitions, aspirations and struggles of the best sportspeople of India.
Virendra will be seen as part of the 13 Khiladi, ‘Sapna Ek Umeed India Journey’ and will reveal inspiring journeys of the on-going battles of 13 sports stars, including the Freestyle Wrestler and Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik, Paralympian Swimmer Suyash Yadav, Shot Put player Om Prakash Karhana, Sprinter Dutee Chand, Judoka Avtar Singh, Wrestler Vinesh Phogat, Rower Dattu Bhokanal, among others, who are aiming for glory at Olympics 2020. The reality show will showcase the sportsmen training sessions, diets, exercises, overall personal and professional, the show brings to light the abundance of talent in India.