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Serious Lack of Creativity March 6, 2005

Posted by dhar in Misc.
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Today was one of those rare days when I actually plonked in front of the TV to watch a BBC documentary on Yash Chopra. That is when I saw a blatantly plagiarized advertisement of Speed. Featuring Narain Karthikeyen, it is almost an exact copy of “Star“; an Ad made by Guy Ritchie for BMW Films.

Do the ad-makers feel that Indian audiences would not have seen the Internet Ads of BMW Films? Do they suffer from such a lack of creativity that they have to stoop to so low a level? Is it that hard to come up with a creative spot? If yes, they should consider alternative professions; maybe as a reporter for Slimes of India.

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1. Jeet - March 7, 2005

Hey.. this slimes of india is also good .. i guess better than TOIlet paper šŸ™‚

2. Anonymous - March 7, 2005

good one that,” slimes of india” …

jake

3. Anonymous - March 17, 2005

Now that you have a job, you have gotten some other flos a job too and your ISB load is going down, shouldn’t we celebrate it all with a quiz? šŸ˜‰

Sumo

4. Anonymous - March 17, 2005

Next time you watch the ad, notice that the “fat auntie” introduces the fox as “Madonna Reddy” šŸ™‚ Could be an acknowledgement, you surely don’t expect acks to roll out after the 15 sec ad, do you?–>


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