Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:35 IST
Shooting for a unique adventure reality series Stupid Man Smart Phone is on in full swing in the dense forests at the Tamil Nadu/Kerala border, as Sumeet Vyas and Evelyn Sharma armed only with internet access, a battery pack and some basic supplies try to complete the first leg of this expedition. Stupid Man, Smart Phone is an adventure reality series in association with BBC Worldwide Productions (India). The series will introduce audiences to a never seen before format in the history of Indian entertainment where the MOBILE PHONE is the ONLY means of survival. This British reality TV show won the Best Format Award at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival this year and is now coming to India.
While the original has writer-comedian actor Russell Kane playing the 'Stupid Man', who is air-dropped into treacherous terrains in every episode with a celebrity guest, Permanent Roommates breakout star Sumeet Vyas is set to step into his shoes for the desi version. Acclaimed theatre & Bollywood artist & India's first digital superstar − Sumeet Vyas, a pampered city-dweller will don the shoes of the host on this tough survival journey along with a celebrity partner.
Evelyn Sharma loves to travel and explore the beauty around her. She documents her journeys through her travel blog xxx and also shares celebrity tips related to beauty. Working towards the vision of being an ace travel host. Stupid Man Smart Phone is one of her adventure journey that will mark the beginning of a very exciting travel career. Recent news stated that Evelyn Sharma was the first celebrity guest on the show finding it difficult to manage in the tough terrain given the heavy rains however, she has crossed the hurdles and has resumed the expedition. All is well that ends well, we guess!
Stupid Man Smart Phone will be available exclusively on Voot, while real time updates of the show are being posted on social media handles by the artists. A new format, a smart phone and the advice of their fan following promises to make Stupid Man, Smart Phone is a fun watch.