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Remember Madan Chopra of Baazigar? Did you ever imagine that Dalip Tahil would have had such a colourful past!
If you are into collecting vintage ads like me then this one is a gem. Not listed in most webpages dedicated to vintage ads on the internet, this Dharmendra Hema ad took me back to the 60s!
Who would have imagined that the much feared gabbar would sell Glucose-D buiscuits?
It's hard to imagine that these famouse talented men of the past also did commercials for hair gel and bathing soaps! Just hard to digest.
Who better than the most goreous Helen for a Lux ad. Just compare it to the glamour of the ads being made in the 2000s. This one has such class.
Quite bold for that time I must say!
And we thouhgt the previous generation was uncool? I think we need to reconsider. The other way of looking at it is that cocacola has been melting out bones for quite some time!
A charminar ad in Bengali. Must say Jackie Sroff made the best cigarette brand ambasador ever.
There's an amount of hotness which is brought on by confidence that can't be replicated by skin show. And of course, I miss bell bottoms.
Who in their right minds would have thought that Lux - the glamour soap was once advertised like this! I love the use of the Indian language. Why has India suddenly become so 'angreji' obsessed?
Aah! Blissful childhood...
Kids were cool in their own cute ways back then. They didn't need no gadget.
We have all grown up using camel. And there was nothing more chilled out about school than art classes.
Sorry - a bit of the image is getting cut but this is a lifebuoy ad. Again in Hindi. Even the brand name has been written in Hindi. Are we now ashamed to use our own language?
Very few Yezdis on the road now but back then it was such a rage. And there was reason too. It was quite a cool bike!
The original superstar.I might sound orthodox but actors back then has a lot of prestige around them. Maybe it was bcause they were not so easily available to the audience.
The teen machine! When Sachin was still to make most of his records and much before he bid us a teary farewell to fare so badly in the parliament.
People used to put oil in their hair. It was a regular practice and there was nothing to be ashamed on that. Actresses now sell shampoos and serums but never oil.