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You don’t have to be 5’8 to be a model anymore – Ayesha Kanga

Vivacious, free-spirited, and extremely talented, Ayesha Kanga takes us through her happening journey in the world of fashion and advertising. In the short period of a year, Ayesha has made a name for herself in the industry with features by American Express, Coca-Cola, Tanishq, and many more. In this fun tête-à-tête with Indian Ad Divas, she tells us how. When was the first time you … Continue reading You don’t have to be 5’8 to be a model anymore – Ayesha Kanga

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Lay’s ropes in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt to bring a smile to our faces

At a time when FMCG brands struggle to stand out in the array of competitor products, Frito Lay’s India has tapped on to the universal solution to distress – a smile. An ‘out of the box’ (like literally) campaign ‘Smile Deke Dekho’ is based on the conception that smile is a ubiquitous connector of people globally. Lay’s is embracing the trend of integrated advertising with … Continue reading Lay’s ropes in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt to bring a smile to our faces

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Acting is about reinventing yourself, every day – Nikkesha Rangwala

We tuned in with Nikkesha Rangwala on a warm Tuesday afternoon. Forthcoming, grounded, and a self-confessed shy bird, Nikkesha talks about keeping it real in the entertainment industry. On starting early How did you set off in the entertainment industry? Did you always know you wanted to be an actor? Growing up in Canada, I was always the kid who was into dance, drama, and … Continue reading Acting is about reinventing yourself, every day – Nikkesha Rangwala

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“I want to be the face of Rajasthan Tourism!” – Lekha Prajapati

Lekha Prajapati, our cover girl this month, is a model and actor from Jaipur, Rajasthan. She is a perfect blend of pretty looks and positive attitude. Taking time out from her busy schedule, Lekha spoke to IAD to share her love for the glamorous ad world, a peek into her life, and her mantra for success. Here are some snippets from our interview. What made … Continue reading “I want to be the face of Rajasthan Tourism!” – Lekha Prajapati

All you need to know about Indian model & actress, Persis Khambatta

Persis Khambatta was born on October 2, 1948 in Bombay, India. At age 17, as Femina Miss India, she entered Miss Universe 1965, dressed in off-the-rack clothes she bought at the last minute. Khambatta became a model for companies such as Revlon. Her biggest acting break was getting the role of Lieutenant Ilia, the bald Deltan alien in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979). This … Continue reading All you need to know about Indian model & actress, Persis Khambatta

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New Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk’s – The Two Puppeteers!

Two young puppeteers (Parul Joshi & Karanvir Malhotra) are in the midst of a performance and cannot control their craving for the rich, smooth and creamy Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk – the most adorable commercial on air. This beautiful ad film conceptualized by Ogilvy & Mather perfectly builds on the Silk’s signature theme: irresistible Silk, encapsulating the romantic jingle: “Kiss me… close your eyes”. O&M turns the simple Romeo-Juliet-kind … Continue reading New Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk’s – The Two Puppeteers!

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Homes

We have all had the feeling of being let down after being excited about a house while house hunting. This is a mammoth task but rewarding when you do finally find that perfect apartment that defines you; that you know you can make your own. It’s only natural that with such raised expectation and desire to find that one cosy spot you can call home, … Continue reading Homes

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Son: #shareyourstory

Women and only women can really, truly understand the insulting feeling, the disgust, the unpleasantness and the total disrespect when they are whistled at on the streets. When mothers take it up as their responsibility to teach their sons how wrong it is to take this matter lightly and be aware of how the sentiment attached to this act is grossly unacceptable. #shareyourstory is a great … Continue reading Son: #shareyourstory

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Going Home

“Going home” may have different connotations to different people. Travellers go home after their sojourn and the familiar wind in their faces makes them feel at home, nomads feel the familiar wind wherever they go, every place is home for them.  We won’t be completely off the mark when we say for Indians, coming home means “Maa ke haath ka khana”. It’s an all-encompassing comfort … Continue reading Going Home

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The Vintage Vibes

The quality of vintage material is contained in the history it carries, the stories they hold and the timelessness wrapped around it. A piece of vintage equipment  has a quality, an aura that enchants and thrills admirers in its periphery. The charm is irresistible, the beauty raving with a mind that takes on a life of its own. We stumbled upon some vintage advertisements with some of India’s … Continue reading The Vintage Vibes

Kangana Ranaut: #PrettyGirlSwag for Livon Serum

Pretty Girl Swag!

This is an absolutely gorgeous execution of an ad. The new #PrettyGirlSwag Livon Serum ad featuring Kangana Ranaut looks more like a top-notch, well produced music video. Great styling, beautifully shot and completely stepping up to the title, the campaign seems to have struck the right chords. What immediately jumps out in the ad is how it eases you into it. Kangana looks like a million dollar … Continue reading Pretty Girl Swag!

The Power Within!

These women are a tribe that inspire, motivate, give women all over the globe the courage to stand up for what they are born to do, to listen to their soul’s voice, recognise it and follow through. They maybe known for their outside beauty, red carpets and magazine covers but it takes immense grit and perseverance to achieve what they all did at some point in … Continue reading The Power Within!