6 iconic Indian Ads of the 90s

It won’t be an overstatement to say that the 90s was the golden decade of advertising. It set the tone for the millennial to come, with truly captivating ad films. Let us look at some of our favorite commercials, which had a significant impact on the world of Indian Advertising. 1. Raymond – The Complete Man The Complete Man series […]

“One of my big plans is to go to London or New York and learn prosthetic make up” – Ayesha Wadiwala

Make-Up artist Ayesha Wadiwala chats with us about how a hobby turned profession took her to Shahrukh Khan’s house on her first assignment! Ayesha turned her hobby into her profession and laughs when you ask her what her inspiration was. It’s because the story is heartwarmingly sweet. “It was a hobby and after I got married, it became a profession. I […]

Umang Jain – the Cadbury girl!

The line, Kya main aapko jaanthi hoon? (Do I know you?), with a confused and irritated look of Umang Jain in a Cadbury advert has fluttered a million hearts, adding up to this peary-eyed model-plus-actor’s fanbase. Everything about the Cadbury Shubh Aarambh’s commercial was adorable – the mood of the picture, the simplicity of the dialogues, and the subtle background […]

"My USP is my smile" – Amrit Sandhu

IAD got to speak with gorgeous Amrit Sandhu this week! With a perfect amiable smile and girl-next-door looks, Amrit has not only self achieved commercial success in modelling but has won a million hearts across the country. Excerpts from a tete-a-tete where she shares some of her hidden talents and success secrets. Enjoy! 🙂 Tell us something about yourself and your foray […]

Pooja Salvi

Let us talk about nautanki of the Nautanki Saala (2013) starrer Pooja Salvi. But before that, let me tell you, ‘nautanki’ is not a bad word at all, though it has been popularly desecrated. I used it for Pooja because of 1) the new film 2) its meaning – nine forms of emotions(rasaas) 3) and also because the diva has successfully portrayed […]

Riva Bubber

Remember the predicament of a diva with wet Mehendi design on her hands to have a bite of Cadbury Dairy Milk bar? She is none other than Riva Bubber, the favorite bahu of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Cadbury’s Mehendi (henna) commercial is one of the most memorable and favorite Indian ads of the chocolate brand. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDc03d6HWQs]   This Mumbaikar has endorsed many […]

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! 😀 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, […]

Parul Gulati

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 (/was) associated with a ton of multi-million brands, including Tata AIG Life, Cadbury, Images Bazaar, Shoppers Stop, Parle, Malabar Mine Diamonds, Fair and Lovely, Godrej Hit, Amul, Nomarks Teens, Happydent White, Clear Shampoo, North Eye, Lovely Professional University, and so on. Enjoy […]