Doctor pays price of cheap paint with disrespectful postman in Nerolac Suraksha ad

Nerolac Suraksha, a brand of paint, has launched a campaign in India to push the importance of a well decorated house as an indicator of social and economic status.

In the ad, created by Publicis, a respectable doctor receives letters from a postman in discourteous manner despite his attempts to make his qualifications evident with large brass signs emblazoned on the side of his house.

The film ends with the voice of God mocking the doctor for doing everything to earn respect but losing it only to save a few bucks by using poor quality paint.

Bobby Pawar, chief creative officer of Publicis India said, “The idea is based on the comic exaggeration of a simple human truth. It’s this; most people will judge your station in life and the respect you deserve by how your house looks from the outside. That’s because, other than your friends and family, very few people will get the chance to be inside your home and see the investments you have made in the beautiful interiors.”


Agency: Publicis Communications Pvt Ltd.
Managing Director: Bobby Pawar
Chief Operating Officer: Paritosh Srivastava
Executive Creative Director: Jigar Fernandes
Creatives: Gururaj Rao, Rohan D’Souza, Avinash Jakhalekar
Account Management: Chandan Jha, Darrell Fernandes, Manish Somani, Jiten Painter
Agency Producers: Jignesh Maru, Ganesh Iyer
Production House: Soda Films
Director: Rajesh Krishnan


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