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Amul craze

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Take a drive down any road in a major metro in India and you will come across large billboards with bright colorful cartoons featuring a wide -eyed little girl and witty tag line or pun sure to bring a chuckle or smile.  These are the famous Amul ads – meant to sell plain ol butter (under the brand name Amul)….but the ads themselves have become a cultural phenomenon that is now more than 30 years old!

Take a look at this one for starters – its a comment on the skyrocketing fuel prices :

Or this funny take on the cartoon Kung Fu Panda:

For all of you feeling pangs of nostalgia for these timeless cartoons, check out the ‘best of’ collection of amul ads on their website

There’s even a facebook page dedicated to the amul ads and at the time this post was published, it was at 68K fans!  Check it out at  here.

Utterly butterly delicious – Amul!

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Written by Redpatang

September 16, 2011 at 4:22 pm

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