Star Sports launches docuseries ‘Dream On – Game Banayega Name’ around IPL

MUMBAI: The 12th edition of IPL is all set to enthrall fans globally from 23rd March onwards. Adding to the excitement ahead of the world’s most-watched cricketing tournament, Star Sports, the official broadcaster of IPL has launched a brand-new docuseries ‘Dream On – Game Banayega Name’.

Youngsters, Khaleel Ahmed, Rinku Singh, Rahul and Deepak Chahar, Kulwant Khejroliya, Shivam Mavi, Aryaman Birla, Manzoor Dar and Shubman Gill feature in this seven-part docuseries, which seeks to turn the spotlight on IPL as the platform where talent meets opportunity. The series captures the trials tribulations that these youngsters have been through to earn a place on the world’s biggest showcase of talent.

For decades, budding cricketers have had limited opportunities. After all, how many dreams can the India cap accommodate? 11 years ago, IPL changed all of it. Uncapped talented players got an opportunity to play with or against Indian and International players.

In a few years, IPL became the platform for talented youngsters to leap towards their dream of being a well-known Cricketer. ‘Dream On’ captures 8 such stories of hardship, grit, determination, courage, failure and success.

The show highlights the impact IPL has on these lives and how it has changed lives, communities and the game forever. Making dreams come true and inspiring young minds to dream big, IPL is perhaps one of the biggest platforms today and this is what this 7-part documentary series aim to capture.

On the lines of the IPL marketing campaign ‘Game Banayega Name’, Dream On focuses on how IPL is a platform where the only thing that matters is the game one owns with the talent they have.

Dream On series debuts on the Star Sports network on Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports First on Saturday, March 16, 2019 and will be telecast every Saturday and Sunday. The series will be narrated in a non-linear style and will showcase trepidation, hard work, excitement and various other emotions as the players continue their journey in IPL 2019 and go beyond.

The 12th edition of IPL starts on 23rd March with defending champions Chennai Super Kings taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar.