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TreeCycle (2012)


TreeCycle with Shrenik Rao is a six-part television series of Shrenik Rao's epic cycling journey along the length of India from Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip, to Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost state. Gathering pledges for planting trees to offset the effects of global warming and spreading the message of a greener environment, Shrenik introduces us to the cities and villages he visits, exposing fascinating aspects of Indian life.

The series also features celebrated authors, environmentalists and other prominent personalities such as Maneka Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor, Gurcharan Das, Purandhareshwari and Sunita Narain.

Episode List

Shrenik and his college friend Michael embark on a biking journey. Along the way, Shrenik learns what it means to be a Kathakali performer.
26 minutes
Shrenik and Michael enter the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, visit the Mysore palace and head out to the land of Biryani.
26 minutes
Shrenik explores the state of Andhra Pradesh with its roadside recycling plants and snake charmers, then heads towards Gandhi’s ashram in Maharashtra.
25 minutes
Cycling from the center of India at Nagpur, Shrenik heads towards Madhya Pradesh.
26 minutes
In India’s largest state, Shrenik meets a stoned sadhu and his pet monkey and a philosophical monk then continues to Mathura, the birth place of the Hindu god Krishna.
25 minutes
The end of the journey – Shrenik completes a total of 4,500 cycling kilometers, visiting Chandigarh, Shimla and Dharamsala.
25 minutes

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