Dice Media, the long-running premium content studio of Pocket Aces, is gearing up for the launch of its next big show – the first Indian Army anthology series titled Bravehearts – The Untold Stories Of Heroes. Bolstered by their presence at the Cannes Film Festival this year as part of the Indian delegation, Pocket Aces unveiled the Bravehearts trailer to a global audience on May 22, 2022 in the presence of Union Minister M. L. Murugan, Indian L Ambassador to France Mr. Jawed Ashraf, Strategic Advisor and Head of Cannes Next Mr. Sten Saluveer, I&B Additional Secretary Ms. Neerja Sekhar and NFDC International Promotions and Special Projects Manager Ms. Sonal Mathur, among others.
Created in partnership with edtech giant Unacademy to mark the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, Bravehearts is a show about the families behind the heroes of our armed forces. Each of the 5 stories in the anthology captures a unique aspect of the brave journeys of army men and women and their families – whether entering the armed forces after several failed attempts or facing to the loss of a loved one who has given up. their life for the nation, or getting to know a relative after 15 years of return service. The trailer was unveiled after a talk by Pocket Aces co-founder and CEO Aditi Shrivastava, who shared the ideation and creative process behind the anthology. Pocket Aces is one of the 5 new age media companies selected by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to be part of the Indian delegation to the Marché du Film – Cannes Film Festival 2022.
Ecstatic to launch the trailer in Cannes, Aditi, who is also the showrunner of Bravehearts, said, “We couldn’t have asked for a better platform to showcase the first look of Bravehearts. India is the country of honor at the Cannes Film Festival this year as our 75th year of independence also coincides with the 75th year of Cannes. Launching Dice Media’s first military broadcast on this occasion and in front of a global audience is a dream come true. A lot of our creative team, including the show’s writers, come from the military, and as a result, the show was created in an extremely authentic way inspired by true stories. Our Cannes debut was nothing short of spectacular, and we look forward to returning next year with even more wonderful content.
The premiere of Bravehearts was hailed by audiences at the event which included international filmmakers and producers keen to collaborate with Indian creators as India becomes one of the biggest content hubs in the world. The trailer will be released for a wider audience on Dice Media’s YouTube channel on May 28, 2022.