Little known facts about Indian Advertising

This is a follow-up post to my previous post about old Indian TV ads. The Indian advertising industry has produced geniuses as Alyque Padamsee (the man behind Lalitaji and Liril campaigns) and Piyush Pandey (the man behind the original ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ and Cadbury’s Dairy Milk chocolate ads). Karen Lunel was the the original… Continue reading Little known facts about Indian Advertising

Old Indian Ads… Revisited

Ads are great stress busters. They come in between soaps, movies, reality shows & news headlines to break the monotony of the program. Ads provide us breaks that we can utilize to stretch our bones or go to relieve ourselves or fetch a glass of water or check quickly what’s going on other channels. Some… Continue reading Old Indian Ads… Revisited

National Security vs. Personal Privacy

There are always two sides of any story. In good old days we trusted our postal dept. to deliver our messages across. The postcards, telegrams all were open. Even the expensive trunk calls, registered post were done with the help of an intermediate person. Slowly the mode of communication evolved. From automated phone lines to… Continue reading National Security vs. Personal Privacy

Aadab Hyderabad

Before we start let’s get an idea how the City of Nizams got its name. The name Hyderabad means “Hyder’s abode” or “lion city”, derived from the Persian/Urdu words “haydar” or “hyder” (lion) and “ābād” (city or abode). One popular theory suggests that Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the founder of the city, named it “Bhagyanagar”… Continue reading Aadab Hyderabad

A Wonderful Story of Friendship & Values

A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face.The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SLAPPED ME IN THE FACE. They… Continue reading A Wonderful Story of Friendship & Values

Wait & Buy Wise

Many people purchase cell phone, automobiles immediately after launch as if they were waiting for ages. They are eager to try their hand at a new product. Obviously money doesn’t come in between these buyers. The following points describe why it is not always a wise idea to jump for it. Windows 98 Windows 98… Continue reading Wait & Buy Wise