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The Ad That Jolted Pierce Brosnan's Fans In India Out Of Morning Slumber

The Ad That Jolted Pierce Brosnan's Fans In India Out Of Morning Slumber
The Ad That Jolted Pierce Brosnan's Fans In India Out Of Morning Slumber
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1970-01-01T05:30:00+0530

It was a kind of rubbing-your-eyes-early-morning moment. Several morning dailies had erstwhile Bond, Pierce Brosnan, holding up a can of Pan Bahar pan masala. 

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However, Brosnan is far from the first celebrity from overseas to lend his face and that moustache to an Indian brand.

  • In 2003/04 Steve Waugh and Brian Lara joined Sachin Tendulkar in carrying the MRF sticker on their bats, quite a coup for the Chennai-based tyre manufacturer.
  • In 2013, the Australian actor Hugh Jackman, known to the layman as The Wolverine was roped in as a brand ambassador for Micromax.
  • In 2014, former World no. 1 golfer Tiger Woods was signed on in a Rs 200 crore deal by Hero Motor Corp.
  • In November last year, Tata Motors secured the signature of arguably the best footballer in the world, Lionel Messi.
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