From Rahul Gandhi’s hug to cricketer Gautam Gambhir joining politics, Amul girl has chronicled India for over 50 years.
Top actresses and models – Namrata Shirodkar, Madhu Sapre, Aishwarya Rai and Lisa Ray – were a part of the ads, which gave the saree a new modern twist.
Godrej Vatni soap continued to carry the map of undivided India for many years, even after Partition.
Under editors like Khushwant Singh, M.V. Kamath and Pritish Nandy, the magazine captured the imagination of urban erudite readers.
Caught between two worlds, McDowell’s Thril cola made an impact in India, but briefly.
The TV ad of ECE bulbs featured actor Kanwarjit Paintal and the jingle hit an amazing chord with viewers.
The much-loved Lambretta is scheduled for a comeback in India with its retro-cool look.
The ease of photography with mini Hot Shot cameras meant more candid and fun family albums.
Big Fun’s promotional strategy of giving sports cards with each bubble gum became an instant hit in the 1980s.
Onida’s new TV came when the market was flooded by Sony, BPL and Videocon sets, but it brought home what none of the others could – neighbour’s envy.