IAD is now on WhatsApp!

Dear all, We have a quick announcement to make. If you have subscribed to our website and have not received information or answers to your queries  int comments section yet, chances are we missed them or got too busy with the life. And, we apologise for that. We’re about to change all this by revamping the UX of the Indian Ad Divas website soon. The … Continue reading IAD is now on WhatsApp!

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Acting is about reinventing yourself, every day – Nikkesha Rangwala

We tuned in with Nikkesha Rangwala on a warm Tuesday afternoon. Forthcoming, grounded, and a self-confessed shy bird, Nikkesha talks about keeping it real in the entertainment industry. On starting early How did you set off in the entertainment industry? Did you always know you wanted to be an actor? Growing up in Canada, I was always the kid who was into dance, drama, and … Continue reading Acting is about reinventing yourself, every day – Nikkesha Rangwala

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“Though born with a silver spoon, I never took advantage of it” – Yoshika Verma

Yoshika Verma is a Mumbai-based actor, commercial model, and a voice-over artist. Having received training in acting from the Barry John Acting Studio, Mumbai, and the LB Acting Studio, Canada, Yoshika has appeared in over 30 television commercials and five feature films. IAD connects with Yoshika to learn that she’s the daughter of renowned action director & producer, Mr. Pappu Verma, and more in an … Continue reading “Though born with a silver spoon, I never took advantage of it” – Yoshika Verma

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“I want to be the face of Rajasthan Tourism!” – Lekha Prajapati

Lekha Prajapati, our cover girl this month, is a model and actor from Jaipur, Rajasthan. She is a perfect blend of pretty looks and positive attitude. Taking time out from her busy schedule, Lekha spoke to IAD to share her love for the glamorous ad world, a peek into her life, and her mantra for success. Here are some snippets from our interview. What made … Continue reading “I want to be the face of Rajasthan Tourism!” – Lekha Prajapati

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“You have to be comfortable in your own skin to feel confident” – Smriti Subramaniam

State Basketball player-turned-fashion model, Smriti Subramaniam, talks to IAD about the must-haves for a model to be successful in the much competitive fashion industry! A Biotech graduate from RVCE Bangalore, Smriti moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in modeling. More about her journey and life in her own words. Is modelling more exciting than engineering? Tell us about your college days and the transition? … Continue reading “You have to be comfortable in your own skin to feel confident” – Smriti Subramaniam

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New Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk’s – The Two Puppeteers!

Two young puppeteers (Parul Joshi & Karanvir Malhotra) are in the midst of a performance and cannot control their craving for the rich, smooth and creamy Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk – the most adorable commercial on air. This beautiful ad film conceptualized by Ogilvy & Mather perfectly builds on the Silk’s signature theme: irresistible Silk, encapsulating the romantic jingle: “Kiss me… close your eyes”. O&M turns the simple Romeo-Juliet-kind … Continue reading New Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk’s – The Two Puppeteers!

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Model in the New Men Will Be Men – Seagram’s Imperial Blue Lift Ad!

Hey guys, Thank you for the love and trust you have shown towards IAD. Yes, we are as much curious to know about the models in the ads as you are! So here is name of the female model in the new Men Will Be Men – Imperial Blue television commercial: Prarthana Saikia.   Let us remind, Prarthana was seen in the Find Magic, Find Love with Woo App campaign earlier (with … Continue reading Model in the New Men Will Be Men – Seagram’s Imperial Blue Lift Ad!

Medha’s Secrets For Flawless Skin

Model/Actor/Writer Medha spills her secrets to acquiring a winning skin and easy style *  I have good skin and the credit goes to my Mum. I do nothing for it. I think it’s important to keep the skin clean. If you live in Bombay, it can be very cruel to your skin. The water doesn’t suit everybody, then there’s pollution and dirt all around. Our skin collects … Continue reading Medha’s Secrets For Flawless Skin

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Danielle Canute Crowned As India’s Next Top Model

Her personality on the show is simple but suitable for reality TV. There was something genuine about Danielle Canute and this was noticeable all through the show. The show may have spent a lot of time on things that normal girls don’t really spend so much time contemplating. For instance the episode where the girls are given a makeover with their hair style completely changed, the … Continue reading Danielle Canute Crowned As India’s Next Top Model

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Lights, Camera And Strut

Reality shows are the flavour of this era. The drama and suspense when paired with good timing and sensibilities can be killing and create the desired impact. Even with the internet taking over so many different areas of print and broadcast, television has always somehow managed to stay afloat finding ways to keep their couch potatoes stay in the spot. India’s Next Top Model is a show that follows … Continue reading Lights, Camera And Strut

Ankita Shorey

Carrying herself with great aplomb she has made a mark in the modelling industry and she will soon be appearing on the celluloid. She has won the Pantaloons Femina Miss India Pageant in 2011 and thereafter represented India at the Miss International contest. Adding to the crown are the titles of Miss Beautiful Eyes and Miss Beautiful Smile! Meet the charming, bold and gorgeous Ankita Shorey. With a degree in … Continue reading Ankita Shorey

Koyal Rana – Diva with a Purpose

Mirror, Mirror on the wall! Who is the fairest of them all? Koyal Rana! A beauty with brains is what it takes to receive the most coveted title of the nation for any model, which is Miss India. This year Koyal Rana has managed to make many women go green with envy by bagging the fbb Femina Miss India 2014 title title and is on … Continue reading Koyal Rana – Diva with a Purpose

Bijuria girl – Ishita Arun

Did you know that throat hoarseness is caused because of a little khich khich bacterium who loves to hang in there? The animated monster from this nostalgic Cough Drops ad is the clingy USP of Vicks even today.   The cutie winking in the above ad is Ishita Arun, daughter of the popular folk songstress and actress Ila Arun. While Ila is renowned for her songs like Choli ke Piche, Ishita is famous for her husky anchoring voice (VJ on … Continue reading Bijuria girl – Ishita Arun

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Prachi Thaker – A diva with many facets

Prachi Thaker is a perfect blend of beauty and humility! A bubbly young girl from Ahmedabad, Prachi prides in being a gujju. From studying commerce to textile design in NIFT to modelling to acting, she has a lot in her bucket. Winner in almost everything she steps into, Prachi has series of awards that include – Miss Ahmedabad, runner up 2010; Miss University Gujarat, Winner 2011; Dabur Asli … Continue reading Prachi Thaker – A diva with many facets