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  • Shah Rukh Khan enjoys working hard as over 20 brands depend on him 22 hours 46 minutes ago

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan said he enjoyed working hard as more than 20 brands depend on him to deliver. He said, "I was one of the first ones to start endorsements at this level. There was a time when actors looked down upon advertising. ...
  • State of The Nation: Are the prevailing mindsets in our society biased against modern women? January 24, 2013

    In the State Of The Nation survey on safety of women as part of CNN-IBN's Agenda for Change, the majority says that a woman who is raped is not only ruined for life but also that women should abide by a certain dress code in public. ...
  • Watch: Imran Khan, Parineeti Chopra pair up for new Maaza commercial January 18, 2013

    This is the first time the spunky actors have come together on screen. ...
  • Toilet paper advertisements a rage in US August 23, 2012

    A new initiative in the field of advertising. And no it's not bill boards but on toilet paper in public restrooms. ...
  • Regional stars stealing the limelight with brand endorsements April 18, 2012

    After 8 years of being the face of a popular cola drink, Akshay Kumar has been replaced by Telugu star Mahesh. ...
  • Nothing wrong with the Benetton ad: Prasoon Pandey November 17, 2011

    The Italian clothes giant apologised and pulling out an ad featuring Pope Benedict kissing a top Egyptian Imam. ...
  • Aishwarya reveals her baby bump! September 13, 2011

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan recently shot an ad film in Bangkok for a beauty product, showing off her baby bump. ...
  • Ad war: Legal notice sent to UB group July 18, 2011

    Cricketer Harbhajan's lawyers says the Royal Stag advertisement makes a mockery of him and the sikh community. ...
  • India-Pak semi, broadcaster make big bucks March 29, 2011

    Media agencies say broadcaster ESPN Star is demanding between 15 to 18 lakh rupees per 10 seconds. ...
  • Billboard row: Obama compared to Hitler, Lenin July 15, 2010

    In the US, a storm is brewing over a controversial billboard , paid for by a Tea Party group. ...
  • RBI campaigns against email fraud June 30, 2010

    Most of us have received emails or SMS promising to turn us into millionaires overnight. And there are few who have even fallen victims to such menace. Help finally seems to be at hand. RBI has now stepped in to prevent gullible citizens from such frauds. ...
  • MP CM orders ad poster pulled down, calls it obscene January 13, 2010

    The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has ordered pulling down an advertising hoarding in Bhopal, calling it obscene. The advertisement for a local spa shows a model taking bath in chocolate. ...
  • Watch: Akshay in action in Thumbs Up ad shoot August 27, 2009

    Here's all the action from behind the scenes of an advert shoot featuring Akshay Kumar and guess what? He's not flying or jumping off buildings here. Instead he's going for the poker faced look. ...
  • Commercial hit: Kareena brings back 'Poo', 'Geet' May 31, 2009

    After a successful stint with Imtiaz Ali in Jab We Met, Kareena Kapoor is back with her favourite director for a new TV commercial. The ad brings out two of Kareena's much loved characters from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Jab We Met. Here's a look at all the action...
  • Sneak Peek: Aamir's mood-altering role in new ad April 9, 2009

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's known to work on his look for each of his films and the rule seems to apply to his advertisements as well. His latest commercial for a leading cola, however, sees him in a mood-altering role. Take a look. ...
  • India's biggest marketing campaign gets underway March 8, 2009

    CNN-IBN compares UPA’s Bharat Nirman to BJP’s India shinning. ...
  • Watch: Akshay Kumar in action, the new Thumbs Up ad February 12, 2009

    Khiladi Kumar, Akshay is at it again doing what he does best. Getting into action mode for his latest thumbs up ad. But this time it’s double the amount of fun. Watch on. ...
  • Storyboard: Good, bad, and ugly in advertising '08 December 27, 2008

    We are going to take stock of the good, bad, and ugly in advertising this year, what are the brands that generated the most buzz, thanks for the advertising, and what did the ads we see say about us as society and as people. Santosh Desai of Future Brands, one...
  • Storyboard: Good, bad and ugly in 2008's advertising December 21, 2008

    As the year comes to an end we take a look at which were the brands that generated the maximum thanks to their advertising. And what did the ads say about the us as society and as people. ...
  • Storyboard: Has global recession affected advertising industry? December 14, 2008

    2008 has been a dreadful year for the world of business. Major economies led by the US are in a recession and while things may not be so bad in here in India, the GDP forecast for the current year has been revised down to about 7 per cent. Next...
  • Obama now in videogames for Gen Next voters October 18, 2008

    Chicago: Both presidential candidates have spent millions of dollars on campaign ads on television and radio. But for the first time ever, a presidential candidate is advertising in videogames! ...
  • Aamir Khan and the battle of the sexes August 26, 2008

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan is known not just for the roles that he does, but also the amount of effort that he puts in each one of them, even if it is a 30 second commercial. So let's find out what all went into making his latest ad in which he...
  • Obama as monkey: Nothing racist about it! July 3, 2008

    A Japanese cell phone company has pulled its latest commercial off air, after using a monkey to portray Senator Barack Obama. The company says it had no idea there were racial undertones. CNN's Kyung Lah reports from Tokyo. ...
  • Harrison Ford makes advert on animal protection June 5, 2008

    Indiana Jones's terror of snakes is nearly legendary. But iconic actor Harrison Ford, the star of the quadrology, has taken to promoting the protection of wildlife in a big way. The actor now talks of wildlife conservation in a new advertisement. ...
  • Estop: Buying rights makes copying right? May 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Bollywood producers are taking permission and buying rights from Hollywood filmmakers to remake their movies into Hindi; and advertisers have a new love — that 70's look! ...
  • That 70's look: Retro makes a comeback in ads May 8, 2008

    Advertising commercials have always borrowed from Bollywood, but the 70's era has a special place for the creators of Indian commercials. CNN-IBN's Priya Krishnamoorthy tells us why. ...
  • Ad-ing fuel to Hillary-Obama's election race March 12, 2008

    That Hillary Clinton 3 am call-to-the-White House advertisement is still ringing off the hook. The advertisement keeps adding controversy and humour to the campaign. ...
  • Police deliberating taking action against Sania December 12, 2007

    Hyderabad: Tennis ace Sania Mirza has once again run into controversy — this time for the shooting of an advertisement at the Mecca Masjid. The Minorities Welfare Department of Andhra Pradesh has lodged a complaint against her and the advertising agency which was shooting the ad for entering the mosque...
  • KJo, Kareena going from Bollywood to branding September 8, 2007

    Jodhpur (Rajasthan): The sleepy town of Jodhpur, the imposing palace of Umaid bhawan, a swirl of scarlet skirts and a touch of velvet. Be it Kareena Kapoor's skirt, Karan johar's jacket or the wall-paint brand the duo was shooting the commercial for, the palace in Jodhpur saw more than its...
  • India 360: TN fumes over 'morning after pill' ad August 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Cipla's new emergency contraceptive, popularly known as the 'morning after pill', the i-pill is showing contra-indications in Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Drugs Control has sent a notice to a popular Tamil magazine, Ananda Vikatan, for publishing advertisements of the i-pill. ...