Gillette salutes fans’ passion for cricket in new TVC

16 Feb,2015

By A Correspondent


With the Cricket World Cup underway, and as a tribute to the Indian cricket fans, GREY group India has launched a special video that salutes all cricket lovers who showcase their incredible passion and relentless support towards Indian cricket and cricketers.


The Indian fans’ sentiments and passion flows into the performance of the players thereby reinstituting their joy and this video is Gillette’s ode to the Indian cricket fans. Rajeev Sathyesh, Country Marketing Manager, Gillette India said, “Gillette, globally has been associated with sports for many years now. As part of Gillette’s endeavor to salute the spirit of all Indian cricket fans, we have launched Special Edition India razors. The new razors have the word India engraved on the handle and proudly displays the country’s name and colours.”


Gillette’s recently launched special edition razors that have the word India engraved on the handle and displays the country’s name and colours, to encourage cricket fans to continue extending their relentless support to the team.


Malvika Mehra

Malvika Mehra, National Creative Director and Executive Vice President, Grey Group India, said, “They say fans make the game. No fans, no game. This short film is Gillette’s salute to the passion of every cricket loving Indian fan. Told through a story of a blind fan whose spirit and love of the game clearly overtakes his disability. In today’s overly crowded (and yet ironically isolated) social ecosystem, any sensible brand needs to have larger conversations with its consumers, they need to evoke ‘real feelings’. The age of mere transactional communication is over. We are lucky to have a client like Gillette, who sees that. With this film we hope to touch a much richer space of a ‘real connection’ with the consumer. Leading to a far more satisfying pay off for a brand in the long run.”


Yashaswini Samat, Executive Vice President, P&G, Grey Group APAC said, “Gillette has historically leveraged sports and sports celebrities, globally. The focus here has been on the common man, the fans and their unequivocal passion for the sport.”


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