The other name of advertisements in India is ‘FAKE‘. However, the so-called ‘creative advertisements’ don’t sell if there is no big superstar in it. ‘Khans’, ‘Kapoors’ and ‘sex’ is a definite feature in Indian advertisements. While some are extremely creative and meaningful, a few other Indian Advertisements VS Reality will blow your mind.
Indian Advertisements VS Reality
We all know how tough the advertising market is and how difficult it is to catch the eyeballs of the audience. But, advertising companies have a simple solution for it- They lie.
1. The Fairness Cream Advertisement
Remember the fair and lovely ad with Yami Gautam in it?
In the advertisement: A dark-skinned girl doesn’t get the job, because well, she is ‘dark’. Applies fair and lovely. Voila! Gets the job.
Reality: A dark-skinned girl doesn’t get the job because of fewer qualifications. Applies fair and lovely. Alas! Still doesn’t get the job.
2. Deo Advertisements
The axe deodorant Indian tv advertisement has been doing rounds of the internet since way too long.
In the advertisement: One geeky guy. Girls don’t even look at him. Sprays deodorant on self. And, magically all girls run towards him.
Reality: One geeky guy. Girls don’t even look at him. Sprays deodorant on self. Girls still don’t look towards him. Turns out it was his face not the stink.
3. Dandruff Advertisements
In the advertisement: If you use our shampoo, all your dandruff will go away in just 3 washes. *Some big superstar appears with shampoo in hand*
Reality: This shampoo is of no fucking use. Dandruff the same amount as has been throughout the entire life.
4. Pan Parag/ Rajnigandha Advertisements
This one is on the list of famous Indian ads punchlines and I am sure you all agree.
In the advertisement: “Muh me Rajnigandha, Kadmo me duniya.” Man eats rajanigandha and becomes a millionaire.
Reality: A Normal guy has Rajnigandha. Gets fired from his company. *sobs*
5. Oil Advertisements
In the advertisement: Person on a diet can consume any quantity of *Safolla oil* in their food.
Reality: Tell that to the doctor and he might kill himself. Oil is oil, for God’s sake.
6. Surf Excel Advertisements
In the advertisement: Mom uses Surf Excel and all stains vanish in one go. Also Mom says ‘Daag ache hai’.
Reality: Mom uses surf excel. Calls kid and scolds him for playing near mud. *Hits the kid with a chappal*
7. Kit Kat Break Advertisements
In the advertisement: Kit Kat #Break where the pilot takes a break from flying. More refreshed after the break.
Reality: Plane crashes and everyone dies. WHAT?
Well, these were a few of the best Indian tv ads we have all seen at least once in our lifetime. The reality of these ads is far from what is shown in these advertisements. Moreover, the taglines of advertisements are far from the reality.
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