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Fevicol bags CNBC-TV18’s IBLA brand campaign of the year award

The campaign is conceptualized by Ogilvy

MUMBAI: Fevicol has been conferred with Brand Campaign of the year at the CNBC-TV18’s 15 Indian Business Leader Awards (IBLA), for its new ad campaign celebrating Fevicol’s 60 years milestone.

Conceptualized by Ogilvy, Pidilite’s creative agency, TVC reinforces the brand idea of ‘unbreakable bonds’, with the tagline ‘Barson se Barson Tak’. The film beautifully highlights Fevicol’s journey over the years in its typical human and humorous fashion. It further showcases the strength of Fevicol, while drawing parallels with the changing paradigms of Indian social and cultural scenario.

The award was presented by Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman to Pidilite Industries chairman M.B. Parekh, Bharat Puri, Pidilite Industries managing director Piyush Pandey, Ogilvy worldwide and executive chairman India chief creative officer Prasoon Pandey, Ad Filmmaker, Corcoise Films.

Pidilite Industries managing director Bharat Puri said: “We are delightful and honoured to receive such a prestigious award. Fevicol, over 60 years has been one of the most trusted brands in Indian households. The brand is loved by consumers for its reliable performance as well as contemporary advertising and the 60-year campaign salutes this long-standing relationship with consumers and contractors.”

The campaign that won a million hearts also received phenomenal engagement on social media. The 90-second creative received 113 million completed views on various digital platforms apart from the innumerable shares on WhatsApp groups. The innovative usage of digital channels to propagate the campaign creative as content on OTT platforms such as Hotstar, Zee 5 struck a chord with the netizens.

The award sought to recognize the most impactful mass media/ advertising campaign and the jury members shortlisted the nominees based on criteria such as campaigns/communication that has been acknowledged and featured at industry forums, panels, and awards.

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