Media Samosa Round-Up: November 4 to November 8

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Media Samosa brings you a slice of the media and entertainment industry from the week that went by with this quick Round-Up.

This week the release of TVCs featuring Alia Bhatt for Flipkart as well as Make My Trip. While in the former, the other actor who featured as the face of the campaign was Ranbir Kapoor, In the case of latter, it was Ranveer Singh. British Paints, a paint brand that has been around for decades, released a TVC after a gap of many years.

Campaign Spot

Flipkart releases new TVCs featuring Alia and Ranbir

Alia and Ranbir will encourage India’s internet users to overcome their shopping hesitancy and fashion inhibition while promoting Flipkart as Indian Ka Fashion Capital. Read here.

MakeMyTrip #MyKindaStay

Alia and Ranveer promote MakeMyTrip alternative accommodations

Targetted at aspirational Indian travellers, the campaign highlights the salient benefits of MakeMyTrip alternative accommodations in a light-hearted manner. Read here.

British Paints releases new TVCs conceptualised by DigiStreet Media

To cut through the clutter of television advertisements, DigiStreet Media conceptualised an innovative TVCs for British Paints. Read here.


Inside: &flix’s world television premiere strategy with #FlixFirstBeforeAmerica

&flix recently joined hands with Sony Pictures Television to premiere the latest Hollywood blockbusters ahead of their TV premieres anywhere in the world. Media Samosa gets talking to Kartik Mahadev, Business Head, English Cluster, ZEEL to deep dive into the &flix World Television Premiere strategy. Read here.

Glucovita Bolts

Glucovita Bolts & Nickelodeon tie-up to launch limited edition pack

The Brand from Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting announced a tie-up with Nickelodeon’s toon, Rudra supported by a TVC that showcases how the kids can collect three Prince of Magic Rudra Playing cards and scratch for a code to win prizes. Read here.

91springboard appoints Pitchfork Partners as strategic communication consultant

As a part of the communication mandate, Pitchfork will oversee public relations, online reputation management, and stakeholder engagement for 91springboard. Read here.

WPP awarded AXA global media account

Wavemaker and GroupM will be handling the account in close to 30 markets as WPP becomes one of AXA’s largest marketing services partners. Read here.

Kerrie Hannaford

Kerrie Hannaford appointed as Vice President Commercial for Accor India & South Asia

The Industry Sales and Marketing veteran has been a part of the Accor family for the past 15 years. Read here.

Platform Feature

Platform Feature: Lemma Technologies

Lemma platform is based on programmatic ad exchange that allows advertisers and media agencies to purchase & execute Digital out of home screens like any other display environment bought today. Read here.


BARC Week 44: Santoor tops list of brands, HUL leads among advertisers

Among the top ten brands listed in BARC Week 44 data, Santoor appeared on the top while HUL was the number one advertiser for the week. Read here.

BARC Week 44: Dangal, Sun TV appear top channels this week

According to the BARC Week 39 data, Dangal is the top channel in all channels (free+pay) list, followed by Sun TV. They also topped their respective free and pay lists. Read here.



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