•Body: My first tip would be that you have to have a good body. You’ve got to maintain your figure, because the camera makes you put on weight. Genetically, I’m skinny but I do yoga and work out like twice a week in a proper gym •Skin: I have very sensitive skin. It breaks out when I put on make up. So I avoid wearing … Continue reading Model/Actress Shruti Narayann tells us her beauty secrets
She is refreshingly open-hearted and genuine; a quality that is quickly becoming a rarity in today’s world and in this business. Her talent speaks volumes and her story will make you smile. From Dove Damage Therapy, MTR 5 Senses, ICICI Prudential and Brooke Bond 3 Roses, among other commercials, she has endorsed to name a few. IAD caught up with the curly-haired beauty-Shruti Narayann. Which … Continue reading “If it wasn’t for make up artists, the industry would look so different!”- Shruti Narayann
Model and actor Malhaar Rathod shares her passions, her favourite brands and what success means to her with IAD!
Was your name inspired by the Indian raag Malhaar?
Yes, it is. In Indian mythology, there is a raag known as the Malhaar raag and is sung to please the rain God. My parents told me I was born on a rainy day so I guess they found the name Malhaar apt for me.
Continue reading ““My mother is my lifeline and my hiding place” – Malhaar Rathod”
She is a beautifier on top her beautiful selfie. Her family and her social group bucked her up till she filled most of the gaps for so many products on television and print advertising. Brands are now overflowing with joy, thanking the gusto of her personality while promoting them. Ridhima Pandit is ahead of the game “Endorsements”… And yep she is enviable! Any Bollywood baby … Continue reading “Oh, how I wish I be the face of Loreal :-)” – Ridhima Pandit
Benign face, gracious smile, tender voice and loads of talent – meet the very beautiful Nidhi Seth. Nidhi proved her mettle with every opportunity she earned as an actor, model and anchor. It takes more than talent to make a mark in the industry, says the diva, which rings true in her case. It only took a few months coming to the Mayanagari for Nidhi to … Continue reading “I want to run an ad agency someday.” – Nidhi Seth
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
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
Neither I want to clutter this blog with International models, nor disappoint the stumblers who end up here! So, mentioning the names of the ad divas who I know or remember shouldn’t hurt?! Besides the list on the right is too short to be delightful! Expect a story on these divas soon… Forough Karimea – endorses Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri and Dove Elixir Precious Hair Oil … Continue reading Forough Karimea