Pepsi unveils 'Yeh Dil Maange More' campaign

Pepsi unveils 'Yeh Dil Maange More' campaign

Yeh Dil Maange More returns with superstar Ranveer Singh, infusing fresh energy.

Yeh Dil Maange More

Mumbai: In a monumental celebration of its 125th birthday in India, Pepsi is set to redefine the future while paying homage to its legendary past. As the iconic beverage brand commemorates over a century at the heart of pop culture, it unveils a striking new global branding in India that seamlessly fuses the essence of its rich heritage with a contemporary vision. Simultaneously, Pepsi is set to take India by storm by launching its all-new campaign – Yeh Dil Maange More, featuring the versatile and dynamic brand ambassador Ranveer Singh. This dual celebration encapsulates not only a quasquicentennial milestone but also a bold step into the next era of Pepsi's iconic journey.

Since its inception Pepsi has evolved into one of the most iconic global consumer brands with Pop culture and enjoyment being at its core. ‘Yeh Dil Maange More’ is a timeless sentiment that is more relevant today than ever before with this generation challenging conventions; agitating the status quo by breaking age-old societal norms and redefining what success and happiness means to them. Be it their nonchalant attitude towards societal judgements, carving out a path to follow their passions, or even their audacious dance moves on reels, this generation lives life on their own terms and Pepsi is here for it.

Through compelling narratives and Ranveer Singh's infectious energy, Pepsi inspires everyone to believe in their heart's desires and seize boundless opportunities. This TVC exalts the raw power of marching to your own beat and trusting your gut instincts; to defy conventions and go for ‘More’. It encourages the youth to embrace daring dreams and strive for the extraordinary because, in a world brimming with possibilities, settling for less is never an option.

Opening with a universal truth about the conflict between personal passions and societal expectations, the compelling TVC, featuring the Pop Culture and Youth Icon Ranveer Singh, motivates young individuals to overcome reservations, and embrace their fervor, enthusiasm, and distinctive qualities. The film becomes a rallying cry for the youth, urging them to defy societal norms and revel in their passion, spirit, and uniqueness. Life and society may throw curveballs, but the stirring TVC dares the youth to drown out the noise and follow the voice of their heart; the only voice that tells you to do what really matters to you. The crescendo - A resounding 'Yeh Dil Maange More,' sealing the deal on a rebellious celebration of individuality.

Speaking on ‘Yeh Dil Maange More’, PepsiCo India category lead, Pepsi Cola Shailja Joshi commented, “Yeh Dil Maange More is more than a campaign; it's a cultural phenomenon etched in the hearts of Pepsi lovers. As we embark on this journey, Pepsi invites everyone to savor the taste of this timeless sentiment and embrace the exciting evolution that lies ahead. Ranveer Singh is the perfect ambassador to lead the charge, this iconic campaign celebrating our enduring connection with India and paying homage to the timeless pursuit of 'more'. Through 'Yeh Dil Maange More', we aim to honor the youth of India who relentlessly strive for greater aspirations, encouraging them to heed their heart's desires and aspirations, despite the limiting voices in their heads. It’s not just about celebrating our past but creating a vibrant future for the brand. Our new global branding is a symbolic fusion of our rich legacy and a dynamic future, resonating with consumers across the globe. We are excited to share this with our consumers across generations.”

Commenting on the new campaign, Ranveer Singh said, “Being a part of Yeh Dil Maange More is a professional milestone for me. It’s a journey to my roots, to the time when I, like many others, grew up against the backdrop of this iconic campaign. I vividly remember being struck by its energy, its vibe, and its call for 'more.' Today, to have the opportunity to not only recreate but redefine this legendary campaign in a way that resonates with me, and the pulse of today's generation is truly exhilarating. It's not just about reliving the past; it's about giving it a contemporary twist, staying true to the spirit of 'more,' and celebrating the timeless essence that has inspired us all."

The new Pepsi campaign and TVC will be amplified across TV, digital, outdoor, and social media with a 360-degree campaign. Pepsi, with its new brand identity, is on shelves now in single/multi-serve packs across modern and traditional retail outlets as well as on leading e-commerce platforms.