Nirmal Purja’s documentary 14 Peaks Nothing Is Impossible is streaming from today (November 29). The film details Purja’s quest of summiting 14 peaks in 6 months. Nirmal Purja, aka Nimsdai, is already a celebrated mountaineer globally, will now reach 200 mn+ households worldwide in 31 languages through the smaller screens. Find out about the series on IMDB.
Regarding the movie, Nirmal Purja had announced the doc’s release on the American streaming platform on Twitter. He wrote that the film on his expedition will be available to 204 million Netflix subscribers worldwide in 191 countries. He also informed that the film is translated into 31 languages which will surely make it more accessible among the Non-English speaking regions across the world.
The documentary will run for 1 hour and 41 minutes narrating Nirmal Purja’s odds-defying climbing spree over the span of over 6 months.
“When you are in the mountain… if you give up, you die.” Purja is heard in the trailer. The gripping trailer displays Purja’s motivation, challenges, and rejoice for the historic spree of climbing. The trailer also hints at Purja’s early life in Nepal, his Gurkha days, and marriage.
“Giving up is not in the blood sir, it’s not in the blood,” Purja says at the end of the trailer. He dubbed his 6 months mission “Project Possible.”
The film is directed by Torquil Jones, who has also directed documentaries on Bobby Robson and others. Meanwhile, Torquil Jones and Gabriel Clark have co-written the film.
More on Nirmal Purja’s Mountaineering Spree
Nirmal Purja is an avid adventurist who shot to fame after taming the 14 highest peaks, all stretching over 8000 meters in 6 months and 6 days. Before the obvious limelight, Purja also became popular for one particular image that induced an international outcry over the ‘mishandling’ of mountaineering by Nepali authorities.
Purja had himself taken the now-infamous picture as he was among those in the lineups. The image also drove the sentiment over the unfortunate deaths of other climbers which put the blame on Nepalese officials for their supposed failure to implement safe climbing protocols.
Purja, an ex-British Gurkha, started his climbing on April 23, 2019. In this first phase, he scaled the first 6 mountain climbing mountains in Nepal. This included Dhaulagiri, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and etc. Later, he summated Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum I & II, K2 and Broad Peak in Pakistan.
His final phase of climbing began in September 2019 and was completed in October 2019. This is when he climbed Cho Oyu, and Shishapangma in China, and Manaslu in Nepal.
Purja has cemented his name among the long line of mountaineers but with a distinct history. Having made an enthralling landmark for summiting the highest and the greatest peaks in a short span of time, he has taken time in between to detail more about his bravery.
Purja has also penned his autobiography, ‘Beyond Possible: One Soldier, Fourteen Peaks — My Life In The Death Zone’, detailing his perilous journey en route to his gut-wrenching achievements along the long line of mountains.
He has shared his mountains odyssey in numerous interviews on television and connects with his beloved well-wishers and admirers on social media. Now, the Nepalese brave heart Nirmal Purja’s mountaineering journey, titled ‘Nothing is Impossible’ is reaching global households through Netflix from November 29.
One of the most celebrated mountaineers of our time, Nirmal Purja and his documentary is going global courtesy of Netflix. Why could be better than this!
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