Kriti Sanon – Journey of a starlet to fame and glory

Words like young, sleek, confident, and star-esque visage are insufficient to aptly describe Kriti Sanon‘s endearing screen and ramp presence. The 5’10” tall diva, fashion model, is soon to be a star. A movie star! ūüėÄ Kriti is currently shooting for Prince¬†Mahesh Babu¬†¬†starrer 1…Nenokkadine (Telugu movie by¬†the ace director Sukumar), where she played a journalist. (That’s surely a remarkable debut, […]

Ishita Sharma

Did the cute dancer in Parachute Advansed Body Lotion ad leave you in awe? The beautiful diva playing wife and¬†mesmerizing¬†over 250 million South Indian population¬†her hubby in the¬†TVC is¬†Ishita Sharma.¬†(Not to confuse this Ishita with the¬†Pyaar Ka Punchnama¬†starrer) May be you haven’t seen the multi-talented actress¬†as the ad is aired only in the South… Have you watched her urban attitude […]

That actress in your favorite ads: Mahima Mehta

Who is the girl¬†with Anjala Zaveri in reddish-purple top in Everest Masala ad? Who is the model¬†in¬†Labonito ad with R. Madhavan?¬†Who is the mom in pink with a beautiful smile¬†in Colgate Dental Cream commercial? What is the name of the beauty in blue dress in…. Imagine¬†the kind of search engine keyword strings that¬†Indian Ad Divas attracts! I understand how annoying […]

Ojaswi Oberoi

Midea Air Conditioners ad model,¬†Ojaswi Oberoi¬†(previously called Divya Oberoi) is a tellywood actress from Mumbai.¬†She debuted on the small screen with¬†Behnein¬†(sisters) on Star Plus.¬†She has been practicing Kathak dance for over 15 years and has performed in many stage shows (including Star Pariwar Awards in 2011)! Ojaswi is also trained in¬†Chhau dance styles. Not to mention, she is a big […]

Aindrita Ray

Aindrita, what a lovely name to own! Aindrita Ray is¬†an award-winning Sandalwood actress, who also has a Bollywood film (A Flat) and ¬†a Tollywood movie (Love in Hyderabad) to her credit. Living in Bangalore awhile, I stumbled upon this beautiful, intriguing Joyalukkas ad on TV talking about new showroom inaugurations. [youtube=]   Watching the mesmerizing diva, one would not be […]

Zoya Afroz

[Update: Zoya Afroz was still an ad girl-next-door when I wrote this article. The 2nd runner up, won the Pond’s Femina¬†Miss India International 2013 title. As soon as the news broke out (in March), the stats of this¬†website quadrupled!] Zoya Afroz, recognized as the Pond’s Femina Miss Indore 2013 crown winner, has been a celeb personality from a very, very […]

Samiksha Singh

Meet Samiksha Singh, the diva hailing from the Garden City of India, Chandigarh. Born on 8 October 1985, she‚Äôs affectionately called Samee! Samiksha (or Sameeksha) has been adored in the South since the release of 143 – I Miss You, in 2004 (actually, a dud Tollyfilm :-/). She has entertained Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Hindi speaking audience through her 15 […]

Parul Gulati

Glad to see Parul Gulati on Shark Tank India finale, promoting her own brand Nish Hair Extensions. The simple, sweet, innocent-looking, and forever¬†teen¬†posing on hoardings with Coke is Parul Gulati (awaiting a good click to upload). The exemplary model is associated with a ton of multi-million brands, including Tata AIG Life, Cadbury, Images Bazaar, Shoppers Stop, Parle, Malabar Mine Diamonds, […]

Pallavi Subhash

The enchanting Cadbury ad girl is Pallavi Subhash Shirke. The television actress rules the small screen with her expressive eyes, girl-next-door looks, youthful smile and dimple cheeks! ūüôā The young yet¬†graceful actress has played protagonist roles in both Hindi and Marathi television serials, including the role of a mother of two (!). Pallavi however became popular only after showing her […]

Shraddha Arya

The cute diva who first amused and then kept us mused to the song soniye hiriye teri yaad aandiye…… is Shraddha Arya! It was a song from Shael Oswal‚Äôs Aitbaar album in 2006. Here‚Äôs a reminder: [youtube=]   The chirpy actress indeed speaks a lot with her eyes….! ūüėÄ ¬†Here’s a picture of the diva with a beautiful smile: The […]