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 […]

The Power Of One

If you are an old man reading this, do you remember what your goals were as a youngster? If you are an older woman, what did you want out of life as a younger woman in a fast city or a quiet village where you grew up? Most of you will remember being conditioned very consciously to want a job, […]

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 […]

Wild Wild Stone Ad

It was a Monday morning matinee show with family in a nearby movie hall. There was a lot of shuffling about, movie goers getting settled; and for a Monday morning, there was more crowd than you would expect. The general hustle-bustle right before the movie begins that we are so used to. Then this ad comes on and there’s a […]

Tanishq Brings You Zuhur

There is something special when women get together; in olden days, they would gather at the communal well or by the river doing laundry, knitting or Saturday markets. They would bond, talk about their lives, men, kids, food, anything under the sun really. Over the years, this has been replaced by shopping, drinking and mid-night sessions, dinners, dancing and other ways of connecting among womenfolk. […]

Koyal Rana – Diva with a Purpose

Mirror, Mirror on the wall! Who is the fairest of them all? Koyal Rana! A beauty with brains is what it takes to receive the most coveted title of the nation for any model, which is Miss India. This year Koyal Rana has managed to make many women go green with envy by bagging the fbb Femina Miss India 2014 […]

Badminton Ace – Saina Nehwal

There has been a lot of clamour lately about Saina Nehwal‘s new Iodex UltraGel advertisement. The ad features Saina wearing a ‘smiling joker’ facemask to hide her pain during the play. Its tagline goes ‘Iodex UltraGel apnao, dil se muskurao’ (use Iodex UltraGel, smile heartily). Leo Burnett’s well-crafted #MaskmyPain social media campaign with the iconic Indian Badminton player however baffled the audience! Ace shuttler […]

Prachi Thaker – A diva with many facets

Prachi Thaker is a perfect blend of beauty and humility! A bubbly young girl from Ahmedabad, Prachi prides in being a gujju. From studying commerce to textile design in NIFT to modelling to acting, she has a lot in her bucket. Winner in almost everything she steps into, Prachi has series of awards that include – Miss Ahmedabad, runner up 2010; Miss […]

Camila Granato

How often have we seen and admired the hazel-eyed beauty Camila Granato on the small screen? Camila features in a lot of TVCs and favors a ton of brands already! Born in Caçapava, São Paulo, Brazil, on 06 April 1989, Camila has been passionate about modelling from a very young age. She started her career by winning a regional pageant at the […]

Giselle Monteiro

Indians or Brazilians, ad divas are all adored here…. 😉 Upon popular demand, IAD has introduced a new section dedicated to Brazilians beauties who are beaconing in the Indian Advertising Industry (and the Bollywood at large!). Let’s start this initiative with subtle beauty Giselle Monteiro, the girl who was introduced as a traditional Punjabi kudi Harleen Kaur in Imtiaz Ali’s Love Aaj […]