Brand Pepsi will base its summer 2020 campaign on Khan’s upcoming action comedy movie Dabangg 3, the spokesperson said. A few marketing experts expressed surprise at the PepsiCo move, considering Khan’s macho image vis-à-vis Pepsi’s more romantic, playful image, plus the actor’s age and some controversies he has been associated with.
ICC announced the extension of its partnership with smartphone makers OPPO for another four years till Sep 2023. OPPO will continue to remain the official mobile handset and headset partner of ICC and all associated ICC events including the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 in South Africa and both men's and women's T20 World Cups in Australia next year.
This is the first time the Centre has planned to directly involve itself with advertising scrutiny, through the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India. While FSSAI guidelines for advertising regulations are in place, implementation by advertisers hasn’t been followed closely.
Pro Volleyball promoters have secured long term sponsorship agreements from RuPay as title sponsor for the next three seasons. “We are pleased to enter into a continual association with Pro Volleyball league, which was very well accepted among the younger generation, in the inaugural season,” said Kunal Kalawatia, CMO, RuPay.
“We are thrilled to partner with the country’s leading superstar Anushka Sharma to chart our future growth roadmap. She is a global icon, revered for her style and is regarded as one of the best actors of this generation. This strategic association will enable us to penetrate the younger target groups,” said Sunil Kataria CEO - India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products.
The two young Bollywood actors have signed up close to a dozen brands each over the past six months, probably matching the pace at which they have been winning over movie buffs across the country with their performances in films such as Uri: The Surgical Strike and Andhadhun.
Trusox, which has recently entered India, has become the preferred socks brand for top international athletes across sports around the world. On his association with the brand, cricketer Rohit Sharma said that Trusox has been an essential part of his kit as it helps boost his performance.
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