Brand Ambassador

  • Unfair to ask someone to keep justifying their patriotism: Sania Mirza July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Deeply hurt by the ongoing controversy over being made the brand ambassador of Telangana, Sports icon Sania Mirza said, "Hope this is the last time I have to come out and talk about it. It is unfair to ask someone to keep justifying or keep reiterating their patriotism...
  • BJP opposes Sania honour: Are we insulting our champions? July 24, 2014

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. CNN-IBN takes...
  • Politicians vs Sania: Has Sania Mirza been insulted by our political class? July 24, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MP K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania as the daughter-in-law of Pakistan. ...
  • BJP leader K Laxman calls Sania Mirza "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan July 24, 2014

    Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday opposed the state government's decision to appoint tennis icon Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, terming her as "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan. ...
  • Sania Mirza is daughter of India, says Renuka Choudhary July 24, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Renuka Choudhary came out strongly in support of tennis star Sania Mirza. She said, "Sania Mirza is our daughter. She is a sportswomen. What is the issue." The remarks came in the backdrop BJP leaders opposing Sania's appointment as Telangana brand ambassador. ...
  • I am an Indian and will remain so until the end of my life, says Sania Mirza July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday broke her silence on the controversy over her appointment as the brand ambassador of newly carved state Telangana. Sania said that she is an Indian and will remain so until the end of her life. She said, "I am married to Shoaib...
  • Leaders come out in support of Sania Mirza as BJP targets her July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The appointment of tennis star Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of newly carved state of Telangana has stirred a controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party leaders questioning her loyalty towards India. Telangana BJP MLA K Laxman raised the matter in the Assembly and called Sania the daughter-in-law of...
  • BJP MLA opposes Sania Mirza becoming Telangana brand ambassador, calls her daughter-in-law of Pakistan July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. Laxman raised...
  • Sania Mirza lacks credentials to be Telangana brand ambassador: BJP July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Wednesday flayed the TRS government's decision to appoint tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of the newly carved-out state, terming her as "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan and questioning her credentials for the honour. Sania was born in Maharashtra and settled in Hyderabad only later...
  • Sania Mirza appointed brand ambassador of Telangana July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was on Tuesday appointed 'Brand Ambassador' of Telangana. She will promote the new "state's interests" in India and abroad, according to Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Managing Director Jayesh Rajan. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao handed over a letter of appointment and also a cheque of Rs...
  • These photos of Sachin Tendulkar demonstrating batting techniques to blind children will melt your heart March 5, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar, Brand Ambassador, UNICEF South Asia Region, demonstrated batting techniques to visually impaired children at a blind school near Mandangad in Ratnagiri district on March 4, 2014. These PTI photos showed him also demonstrating hand washing to visually impaired children. ...
  • Ashton Kutcher to design, pitch Lenovo's latest line of tablets October 31, 2013

    San FranciscO: Computer-maker Lenovo has hired tech-savvy actor Ashton Kutcher to help design and pitch its latest line of tablets, dubbing the Hollywood star a "product engineer" who can bring his ideas along with his image. It's the latest tech foray for the "Two and a Half Men" performer who recently...
  • Tendulkar approached to become Harris Shield brand ambassador October 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Retiring batsman Sachin Tendulkar was on Tuesday approached to become the brand ambassador of Harris and Giles Shield by the organisers of the school-level cricket tournament. Tendulkar, who has announced his retirement from Test cricket after his landmark 200th and final Test at the Wankhede stadium next month, was involved...
  • Virat Kohli to be named BSF brand ambassador September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cricket team's batting mainstay Virat Kohli will soon be appointed as the new brand ambassador of the country's second largest paramilitary force BSF. Kohli has been roped in by the Border Security Force (BSF) in order to bolster the appeal of the 2.5-lakh personnel strong force which is...
  • Malini Awasthi's appointment as brand ambassador of Bhojpuri Academy irks Manoj Tiwari August 16, 2013

    Upset over appointment of folk singer Malini Awasthi as Brand Ambassador of Bhojpuri Academy, noted singer-actor Manoj Tiwari on Friday said he would return the honour given to him by the Governor at International Bhojpuri conference. Expressing his annoyance over Awasthi's selection, Tiwari announced to return the honour at a press...
  • Folk singer Malini Awasthi appointed Bhojpuri brand Ambassador August 7, 2013

    Noted folk singer Malini Awasthi was appointed as Brand Ambassador of Bhojpuri to promote the language on Wednesday. "The Bhojpuri Academy has appointed Malini Awasthi as its brand Ambassador for promotion of Bhojpuri language," Ravi Kant Dubey, Chairman of Bihar Bhojpuri Academy, told reporters in Patna. Known for her rendition of...
  • Bolly Buzz: Salman Khan replaces Akshay in cola ad January 4, 2013

    Salman Khan has replaced Akshay Kumar and has become the brand ambassador of cola brand. The ad will see the actor in true 'Dabangg' style. ...
  • Gujarat: 117-year-old as EC brand ambassador November 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Election Commission has started a campaign to ensure high voter turnout in Gujarat during the two-phase Assembly elections in the state. The Commission has made more than two dozen voters, all of whom are over 100 years old, as its brand ambassador in Narmada district of the state....
  • A sneak peek of Salman's next ad shoot March 30, 2012

    Watch out Salman Khan's latest ad shoot for a travel website. ...
  • Shah Rukh to be West Bengal brand ambassador November 10, 2011

    Kolkata: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday agreed to be the brand ambassador of West Bengal on a request from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The chief minister made the request during an interaction with Khan on the sidelines of the inaugural function of the 17th Kolkata Film Festival. "Yes, he has...
  • Salman Khan face of Indian Railways? August 23, 2011

    Mumbai: It was bound to happen sooner or later, given his mass appeal and penchant for train sequences in his movies. The Indian Railways, we hear, has approached Salman Khan to be their brand ambassador. Says a source close to the actor, "The Indian Railways is used as a mode of...
  • Hrithik named ambassador for shoe brand August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Hrithik Roshan has been made the brand ambassador for shoe giant Liberty and the makers say that they zeroed in on the Bollywood heartthrob because he connects with the youth. "Hrithik has an immense sense of style and connection with the youth that complements the brand which is trying...
  • Sonam becomes brand ambassador for IIJW June 7, 2011

    Sonam Kapoor is the brand ambassador for the second edition of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW). ...
  • Dhoni ambassador for Save Tiger Project mulled June 4, 2011

    Ranchi: The Jharkhand Forest Department is mulling appointment of Team India skipper Mahindra Singh Dhoni as the brand ambassador for the Save Tiger Project. "We want to rope in the skipper in this noble cause. If the team India captain joins this campaign it will have a tremendous impact. But right...
  • Actor Imran Khan supports India Cyclothon April 6, 2011

    Actor Imran Khan is the new poster boy for India Cyclothon, India's largest cycling event. ...
  • Dhoni replaces Ganguly as EC brand ambassador April 6, 2011

    The Trinamool Congress has questioned Sourav Ganguly's political impartiality. ...
  • Dhoni replaces Ganguly as EC brand ambassador April 6, 2011

    Kolkata: The Election Commission has replaced Sourav Ganguly with MS Dhoni and APJ Abdul Kalam as its brand ambassadors. Ganguly had earlier written to the commission to withdraw from the campaign after the TMC questioned his political impartiality. For the left handed batsman it's the opposition to the Left in Bengal that...
  • Dhoni replaces Ganguly as EC brand ambassador April 5, 2011

    The Election Commission on Tuesday replaced Sourav Ganguly with Mahendra Singh Dhoni and APJ Abdul Kalam as brand ambassadors. Ganguly had earlier written to the commission seeking to withdrawal from the campaign after TMC questioned his political impartiality. The controversy over the former Team India captain's Sourav Ganguly alleged proximity to...
  • Amitabh, Jaya team up after 10 years March 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Did you miss seeing Bollywood power couple Amitabh-Jaya together on screen? They have teamed up again after a decade, not for an film, but for a jewellery brand ad campaign. "At Tanishq, the jewellery business of the Tata Group for their AV for endorsement. Jaya and I doing it...
  • Sonam Kapoor named brand ambassador of year March 22, 2011

    Gurgaon, March 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor was named brand ambassador of the year at the NDTV Good Times Gadget Guru Awards 2011 held in Gurgaon on Monday night. "I am a gadget freak. You will find everything from laptop, cellphone to iPad and iPod in my closet. They remain...