Meesho ropes in Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone for upcoming festive sale

Meesho ropes in Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone for upcoming festive sale

Campaign also features celebs like Rohit Sharma, Rashmika Mandana, Kapil Sharma & Sourav Ganguly.

Ranveer Singh

Mumbai: Internet commerce platform Meesho has announced its upcoming "Mega Blockbuster Sale" campaign that onboard nine celebrities including Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Rohit Sharma, Rashmika Mandana, Kapil Sharma, Trisha Krishnan, Karthi Sivakumar, Ram Charan and Sourav Ganguly. This is in line with the company’s efforts to go deeper and build local relevance with customers across Bharat.

The campaign aims to position Meesho as India’s biggest marketplace where you can access a variety of products from local markets across the country. The idea was to create a visual world representing celebrities as sellers of various categories, spreading awareness about the company’s unique value proposition of quality products at lowest prices. Through these films, Meesho aims to showcase how shopping on the company’s app mirrors the enjoyable, real-world experience of physical markets. The nine celebrities have a pan-India fan following and are at the top of their craft and careers, aligned with Meesho’s values.  WIth a total of 12 films, each master is shot in Hindi, Tamil, Bengali and further amplified in other regional languages like Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Gujarati.

User Growth CXO Megha Agwarwal said, "Through this campaign we are not only looking to target the average 125 million existing monthly users on our platform but every Indian who is looking to shop for their festive needs at affordable prices without compromising on quality. Simultaneously, sellers will have the whole of India to cater to, giving them a chance to build on their customer base."

"The celebrities we are engaging with as part of the "Saal ke Sabse Kam Daam" campaign enjoy tremendous love and affection across the country, which helps us in communicating the offerings to our customers and the opportunity to our sellers in the best possible way," she added.

Commenting on his association with Meesho for the campaign, actor Ranveer Singh said, "Fashion has seen rapid evolution in the past two years. Everyone is now trying to experiment and develop their personal sense of style. In that light, I am elated to be associated with a platform like Meesho, which is helping local sellers across various different categories to bring their products forward. Not only will you be able to find the perfect gifts for your friends and family at the most affordable prices, there is also no compromise on quality. And through Meesho’s industry-first tenet, your choice will help make the festive season great for local sellers."

Cricketer Rohit Sharma said, "It gives me great pride to associate with Meesho and play a key part in supporting the local economy. The brand provides local sellers with a powerful platform to scale their business. Also, the wide range of products at pocket-friendly price points makes it the preferred choice for customers. I look forward to working closely with the team."

Meesho, recently strengthened its regional foothold by adding eight new languages on the app—Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, and Odia.