Ashna Zaveri

Do you remember the women’s day special advert of Tata Tea’s famous ‘Jaago re’ ad campaign, in which a female interviewer questions Shah Rukh Khan about the gender equality? In the commercial SRK made a commitment of rolling female actors’ names before his own in all of his movies, henceforth. (And yes, he did stand on his word in his latest movie, Chennai Express – … Continue reading Ashna Zaveri

Cinemas inspire me a lot; the journey with the characters and their creators” – Devna Pani

Rajiv Menon Productions has given us many memorable ads and a reason to discuss relentlessly about them off TV. While the whole world is going gaga over finding who the new Telugu Rexona soap ad girl is, IAD gets to speak to Devna Pani herself! Here are excerpts from the exclusive chat with the 24-year-old pretty Mumbaikar, who has re-personified the soap brand. 🙂 Devna is daughter … Continue reading Cinemas inspire me a lot; the journey with the characters and their creators” – Devna Pani

Shazahn Padamsee

With a pair of wide eyes and a cheerful smile, Shazahn Padamsee is certainly a name that rings a million hearts. Born to renowned ad guru and theatre veteran Alyque Padamsee and noted pop star Sharon Prabhakar, this girl is blessed with best of both of their genes. A perfect blend of beauty and talent, the youngest of the Padamsee clan has impressed one and … Continue reading Shazahn Padamsee

Isha Talwar

Every dumb product needs an appealing face for it to be loved and opted among the line of similar brands. Our divas give them just that! 😉 Isha Talwar is one such lovely model and film actress who has made several ads of popular brands memorable with her distinctive smile! Isha is famously known as Aisha Rehman (Aysha Kutty to Keralites) for her role as … Continue reading Isha Talwar

Aditi Sharma

Ad Diva Aditi Sharma is the cutest and the most adorable model currently ruling the Indian television advertising market. With her sweet, bubbly, and lovely looks, the actress can be seen selling almost everything, from Moov Pain Balm to Maruti Suzuki Car! Having done a couple of feature films in South, Aditi is now busy with a number of Bollywood offers. Some spotlight on her … Continue reading Aditi Sharma

Kriti Kharbanda

Kriti Kharbanda

If an alien asks me ‘what do women look like on the earth?’, I would introduce it to Kriti Kharbanda. Kriti is an acclaimed model and a favorite actress of many in the Telugu and Kannada film industries. Her cutely innocent, lovable, sweet face and captivating eyes, and her endearing smile can turn even the toughest of guys into artists, poets, and art directors! 😉 Well, it’s just the overdose of … Continue reading Kriti Kharbanda

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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 all these emotions in her … Continue reading Pooja Salvi

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.   This Mumbaikar has endorsed many popular brands like Rin, Pond’s, Sunsilk, … Continue reading Riva Bubber

Shweta Tiwari

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when I say Shweta Tiwari? A sexy successful bahu (daughter-in-law) on Indian television? Western-style reality shows? Controversies? Or the ₹1 crore cash prize she won in the 4th season of Bigg Boss??! Well, for me, it’s her Lijjat Papad TVC. 😉 Shri Mahila Griha Udyog Lijjat Papad is famous for its nostalgic ‘Bunny Puppet’ created by ventriloquist Ramdas Padhye, and its evergreen karram kurram… kurram karram jingle. Lijjat is the best-selling thin … Continue reading Shweta Tiwari

Nimrat Kaur

We are talking of her good looks, cute and mature expressions in the new Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk Traffic Jam commercial today but, Nimrat Kaur has been a very regular face on TV and print advertisements from a very long time. The first ad I remember of her is the Maruti Suzuki WagonR – Star Interview TVC (aired in some 2007). She was even riding the Suzuki Swish … Continue reading Nimrat Kaur

Clio Baran

Let us talk about the Airtel 3G – Endless Goodbye tv commercial today. The ad portrays a couple who stay always connected in the world of Airtel, when everything tries to tear them apart. Remember? The silent ad film has a very heartening story and does not actually require any rescript. Thumbs up to advertising! Now, who is the pretty girl featured in the ad??? There is a Facebook Page dedicated to the … Continue reading Clio Baran

Amyra Dastur

I’ve been a huge fan of Amy Dastur (introduced as Amyra Dastur through Issaq – 2013) since I first saw her in the Clean & Clear Facewash campaign, some 2 years ago. She plays the role of a close buddy to Pooja Salvi in the advert. In another Airtel Friends ad, a simple glimpse of Amyra in the song (girl self-posing for her phone camera) elevates the mood of the viewers! Also, who could forget … Continue reading Amyra Dastur

Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon

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 in her early 20s (23), is soon to be a star. A film 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, starlet!)  The … Continue reading Kriti Sanon

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Ishita Sharma

Did the cute dancer in Parachute Advansed Body Lotion ad leave you in awe? The beautiful diva playing wife and mesmerizing over 250 million South Indian population her hubby in the TVC is Ishita Sharma. (Not to confuse this Ishita with the Pyaar Ka Punchnama starrer) May be you haven’t seen the multi-talented actress as the ad is aired only in the South… Have you watched her urban attitude in the latest Airtel Re. … Continue reading Ishita Sharma

Mahima Mehta

Who is the girl with Anjala Zaveri in reddish-purple top in Everest Masala ad? Who is the model in Labonito ad with R. Madhavan? Who is the mom in pink with a beautiful smile in Colgate Dental Cream commercial? What is the name of the beauty in blue dress in…. Imagine the kind of search engine keyword strings that Indian Ad Divas attracts! I understand how annoying it is not to know anything … Continue reading Mahima Mehta

Ojaswi Oberoi

Midea Air Conditioners ad model, Ojaswi Oberoi (previously called Divya Oberoi) is a tellywood actress from Mumbai. She debuted on the small screen with Behnein (sisters) on Star Plus. She has been practicing Kathak dance for over 15 years and has performed in many stage shows (including Star Pariwar Awards in 2011)! Ojaswi is also trained in Chhau dance styles. Not to mention, she is a big fan of Madhuri Dixit. And … Continue reading Ojaswi Oberoi

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Aindrita Ray

Aindrita, what a lovely name to own! Aindrita Ray is an award-winning Sandalwood actress, who also has a Bollywood film (A Flat) and  a Tollywood movie (Love in Hyderabad) to her credit. Living in Bangalore awhile, I stumbled upon this beautiful, intriguing Joyalukkas ad on TV talking about new showroom inaugurations.   Watching the mesmerizing diva, one would not be able to recollect that she was … Continue reading Aindrita Ray