A DOCUMENT that maps Ukraine’s President Zellenskyy to power will be broadcast on Channel 4 later this week.
The The extraordinary life of the comedian who became a leader in combat captivated the world by leading his country through its darkest hour.
Now Volodymyr ZelenskyyHis journey to glory will be detailed in a 30-minute topical news special titled, Zelenskyy: The Man Who Took On Putin, this Sunday.
The 44-year-old has proven he is a formidable opponent to evil fan Vladimir Putin with his tenacity and refusal to cave.
His cold stance on Russian advances has made him the talk of the world, leaving millions desperate to dig deeper into his background.
The new documentary, airing at 6:45pm, will examine how he abandoned humor to become an improvised modern war hero.
When asked by the US for a way out of his country, the father coldly told the Americans: “The war has come. I need ammunition, not a ride.”
It was an act of supreme bravery on the part of a man with no political involvement in the face of his resounding presidential victory in April 2019.
Zelenskyy’s path to fame began when he joined a television talent show at the age of 17 and then created a comedy outfit called Kvartal 95, in 2003 began producing shows for a Ukrainian channel.
He became a household name after appearing on the country’s version of Dancing With The Stars in 2006 and began appearing in films in 2008.
Kvartal 95 began production on the political satirical series Servant of the People in 2015, when Zelenskyy took on the role of a high school teacher.
In the story, his character became famous with an anti-corruption manifesto that went viral on social media, before becoming the President of Ukraine.
In a case of art imitating life, the father of two then ran for office under a political party with the same name as his show.
Zelenskyy was then appointed President of his beloved country in 2019 after a resounding victory.
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Now, the protagonist of Servant Of The People is presenting his life in the face of threats to rob him.
The 44-year-old also voiced the jam-loving Paddington bear in the Ukrainian dub of the 2014 and 2017 films.
Ian Katz, Channel 4’s chief content officer, said: “We know from the massive audience that came to our comprehensive coverage of the war in Ukraine that our viewers are really hungry to understand. conflict and the individuals shaping it.
“In the space of a few weeks, Volodymyr Zelensky has become one of the most admired and speculated on men in the world. Will expose viewers to profound insights into how he got there. gained political prominence, the foundation of his popular appeal, and his intuitive grasp of how to exploit both traditional and social media.
“The battle in Ukraine is like an information war and these two shows will show that Zelensky was a formidable information fighter long before he was a war leader.”
Zelensky: The Man Who Took On Putin will air on Channel 4 at 6:45pm on Sunday, followed by three episodes of Servant Of The People at 10:35pm.
Servant Of The People series one and two will be available in full on All 4 at a later date.
https://www.the-sun.com/news/4809899/documentary-president-zelenskyys-journey-ukrainian-leader-channel-4/ Documentary about President Zelenskyy’s journey from comedian to leader of Ukraine will air on Channel 4 this weekend