Thums Up's tribute to real heroes of nation receives 1 million views
MUMBAI: Thums Up, India's iconic soft drink brand marked the country’s 69th Independence Day with a tribute to the nation’s Real Heroes and the country used this film as a platform to express its love a million times within 48 hours.
Set against the diverse cultural and regional canvas of India, the film captures the journey of a young Indian soldier as he travels from his military base to his home in Kerala, making one stop in his journey to the martyrs' home to deliver the news of his martyrdom, personally. The narrative navigates through a string of anecdotal situations of various people he meets during his journey on route to the heart wrenching moment when the young soldier finally reaches the martyr's family. The film concludes with the soldier enjoying a happy moment with his family before an alert is commissioned to all soldiers cancelling all vacations and an order to report to basecamp. Through the soldier's journey, the film captures the diverse locations and myriad of cultures in India, while reminding the audiences about the unparalleled perseverance our brave soldiers display every day.