Hyderabad: Drishti Lifeguards have been chosen by Sony TV as one of the country’s unsung heroes sitting shoulder to shoulder with other extraordinary men of courage, to be recognised on the popular national talent – show Indian Idol, as part of its Republic Day special to be aired on Sunday, 26th January 2020.
The episode pays tribute not only to the Army and CRPF forces, but also to those who work unseen to keep the public safe. The first responder emergency servicemen – lifeguards, firefighters, ambulance personnel and others are felicitated in the upcoming 26th January special episode. Each contestant on Indian Idol offers tribute to the protectors of our nation with a song or two. Drishti lifeguards share their stories along with other extraordinary men of courage.
13 lifeguards representing the force in Goa and Mumbai attended the day long shoot at FilmCity Mumbai.
The show will air at 8.00pm primetime on Sunday 26th January 2020.
Said Ravi Shankar, Executive Director, Drishti Marine, “The lifeguards who attended from Goa belong to the dedicated and responsible team who have continued to work and rescue, never abandoning their posts to keep the beaches of Goa safe. They thoroughly enjoyed this well-earned celebration of their hard work on a national platform.”
Indian Idol is hosted by singer Aditya Narayan. The judges are Neha Kakkar along with Vishal Dadlani and Himmesh Reshammiya.
Drishti’s efficient and focused lifeguard force mans the coastal beach stretch in parts of Goa and Mumbai.