R Madhavan will be the host of National Geographic’s upcoming series Mega Icons that will feature the journey of Virat Kohli and Kamal Haasan along with some other renowned icons of the country.

r madhavan poses for a photo shoot
R Madhavan Poses For A Photo Shoot

According to IANS, the show brings together some of the most inspiring personalities, selected carefully from different walks of life and also includes former President Of India APJ Abdul Kalam, spiritual leader and Nobel laureate Dalai Lama, and  India’s first woman IPS officer, Kiran Bedi.

Premiering in September with Virat Kohli's life story, each episode of the five-part series will dig deep into the lives of these five Icons.

virat kohli acknowledges the crowd
Virat Kohli Acknowledges The Crowd

In the series, National Geographic and Madhavan, with the help of acclaimed scientists and expert psychoanalysts, will scratch beneath the surface to magnify milestone instances in the Icons' lives. This new format to look into the lives of Icons who inspire millions, will be used to question whether these personalities were born to be different, or were moulded into greatness by their life experiences.

Commenting on the series, the actor said in a statement: "We enjoy watching each ball rushing towards the fence from Virat's bat. And the excellence that Kamal Haasan brings to the silver screen. But sometimes, we all sit back and wonder -- what really has made these Icons what they are today? Were these personalities just born to be great, and their success defined from day one? Or did their journey through life, their experiences and hard work, really shape them into the giants we revere.

kamal haasan poses for a photo shoot
Kamal Haasan Poses For A Photo Shoot

"I am excited to join National Geographic to decode this mystery, and bring to viewers a completely new and incredible perspective of what really goes into making an Icon."

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