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
Lights, diyas, firecrackers, sweets, family, friends, holiday, childhood memories these are all things we associate with Diwali. Among South Indians, the mother gives their kids a hot oil bath-drag them out of bed and give them a bath. It’s all par of the tradition. We picked a few videos to wish all our readers a very Happy Diwali! … Continue reading Happy Diwali!
The magic you feel when you watch something absolutely stunning, ethereal, immersive, like losing yourself; a feeling that stays with you; stays inside you. It’s a seed sown for more in the same vein, something about to sweep you off your feet the same way. They are measured but strong and completely aligns with the progressive thinking that we are all completely capable of; which is … Continue reading Being Progressive
Their eyes met across the counter at the pharmacy; the girl stared as the store guy tried different sizes of brown paper bags to cover the pack of sanitary napkins she had just bought. Her thoughts drifted back and forth between her time in America where this was no taboo but India was different. We have made brilliant progress in so many spheres of technology, art, science … Continue reading Tearing Down The Walls
There is something special when women get together; in olden days, they would gather at the communal well or by the river doing laundry, knitting or Saturday markets. They would bond, talk about their lives, men, kids, food, anything under the sun really. Over the years, this has been replaced by shopping, drinking and mid-night sessions, dinners, dancing and other ways of connecting among womenfolk. What jumps at you in … Continue reading Tanishq Brings You Zuhur
What is it about gold that makes it immortal? Gives it a Godlike reverence? Makes women bite their tongue in sheer adoration? A gold lover knows how it can light up your face, the medicinal qualities it possesses and the ancient, pious and unbroken ritual of passing it down to the next generation. Our grandmothers who spent their most important occasions and precious moments wearing … Continue reading Women In Gold
This is a special dedication to model/actress Aditi Sharma. She was one of the first to be featured on here and the website Indian Ad Divas was kind of born with a post about her. Aditi has been in the eye of the media for being associated with brands such as Dominos Pizza, Colgate, Fair & Lovely, Tata Sky and parachute Oil to name a few. … Continue reading Happy Birthday Aditi Sharma!
She is as eclectic as they come. From Bollywood to Electronica, Hamsika Iyer’s work is diverse and refreshing. She has a voice, the talent, perseverance and taste. Not only did she become a household name with hit numbers including Chammak Challo, Chanda Re and tons of other songs but her work in genres outside the films is as solid. Hamsika’s work with Juno Reactor (UK) … Continue reading “There are times when I hear my dad sing and I am in tears” – Hamsika Iyer
She is multi-talented and every bit as experimental, tasteful and endearing. Auritra Ghosh who garnered praise for her role in the movie Dharam Sankat Mein talks to us about her growing up years, her road to success and her brand new getaway venture called ‘Pause and Effect’. M Cream is more of an independent film. What was your experience like working on it? M Cream has been … Continue reading “My father taught me to be strong and follow my dreams!” – Auritra Ghosh
“The Vodafone ‘Made For You’ ad is refreshing! Does the girl in the ad reflect your real life personality?” “Yes. I think that’s the one thing people would say about me; I love being full of life and spread positivity.” Actor Shweta Tripathi talks about her exciting journey through commercials, movies and making through life with a big smile! Favourite ad: Vodafone ‘Made For You’ … Continue reading “The Smile Spreader” – Shweta Tripathi
She seems to have the habit of making a mark in whichever arena she forays into – quite evident from her work record. Starting as an amateur college-going model, her life took a fascinating turn when the golden girl was shortlisted as one of the final five contenders at Miss India 1998 contest, and was adjudged ‘Miss Photogenic’. Dipannita Sharma Atwal – yes, the name … Continue reading Dipannita Sharma
When talent, class and determination come together, there is Kavya Bali. A multi-talented gorgeous diva, she is a model, fashion blogger, stylist and actress. Standing 5’6″, this young lady, is symbol of style for today’s youth. She is beautiful, smart and ambitious at the same time she is bubbly and energetic. A typical Hyderabadi girl, Kavya completed her education in Little Scholar School and graduation … Continue reading “I’m outgoing and enjoy annoying people from time to time” – Kavya Bali
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
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