Faraz Manan has all the reasons to smile as the Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan wears his creation in the latest Diwali ad of Cadbury Dairy Milk.
Titled, ‘Not just a Cadbury Ad’, it commences with a voice-over and bytes of local businessmen telling the viewers how badly they were affected due to the pandemic roll in. “This Diwali, we helped hundreds of small businesses by making India’s biggest brand ambassador, their brand ambassador,” the video continues.
In the next shot, Shahrukh Khan appears dressed in a traditional sherwani. He called out the names of several real stores and urged viewers to buy clothes, shoes, candy, electronics, and other items from them. The business stated in the advertisement that the local store names in the ad were created using machine learning to mimic Shah Rukh Khan’s face and voice. “Because it’s difficult to cover all of the stores,” the video said, “we gave the public the power to create their own version of ‘Not Just a Cadbury Ad.”
Watch the ad here
In the video, King Khan wears this White Royal Jacket from Manan’s menswear line that has embroidered with floral motifs and geometric shapes.
This isn’t the first time that Manan has proved his mettle across the border. He has designed exquisite outfits for Kareena Kapoor for his lawn campaigns.
More power to the super doper designer. Keep making Pakistan proud.