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Vidyuth Bhandary named studio head of Dice Media

Bhandary will lead the expansion of the studio, drive strategy, P&L and OTT relationships.

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Mumbai: Strengthening its key leadership team further, Pocket Aces, a homegrown digital media entertainment company has announced the elevation of Vidyuth Bhandary to the studio head, Dice Media.

Bhandary joined Pocket Aces in 2020 as vice president, content production and design, where he spearheaded and scaled up the company’s in-house production and post-production capabilities. In his new capacity, he will lead the expansion of Dice Media, drive strategy, P&L and OTT relationships, said the company in a statement.

The natural progression to this larger role is a credit to his strategic leadership, successfully scaling up Pocket Aces’ content production and post-production capabilities, it added.

“We are scaling up Dice Media to become one of the most highly acclaimed long-form studios in the country. We are working on shows across OTT platforms, genres, languages and formats - you will see Hindi dramas, regional language shows, audio shows, and very soon - movies coming from us," said Pocket Aces co-founder and CEO Aditi Srivastav. "I am excited to see Vidyuth take up the Studio Head role and work with our excellent team to spearhead Dice Media into this next phase of growth.”

With over two decades of deep experience in media & entertainment, Bhandary has held key leadership roles with some of the largest media conglomerates like Star India, The Times Group, Fremantlemedia Asia, Turner International India, Reliance Entertainment, and MX Player.

“Having successfully established ourselves in the young adult segment with differentiated & unique offerings, we at Dice Media are now focused on developing larger shows with leading OTT platforms, across genres, languages, formats and borders," stated Vidyuth Bhandary. "In parallel, we will work closely with international content companies to deliver on our promise of solving boredom by bringing the most-watched content across the world to our viewers.

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