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<div class="entry-content"><p><a href="">This</a> article got me thinking. Indian advertisers have recently <a href="">started winning a lot of awards</a>. And truly, they deserve all the accolades.</p>
<p>The most wonderful ads I have seen are from <a href="">Raymond</a> and <a href="">Amul</a>. Of course, Cadbury&#8217;s and Bajaj also used to have good ads once in a while. But the most famous ad is the one for <b>Nirma Washing Powder</b>. The girl, who whirls around in a white frock, is the source of lots of myths and mysteries. One voice said the girl died young. Another cooed that the girl was the Company Owner&#8217;s daughter.</p>
<p>But whatever it may be, this is the most enduring ad and the most loved. As enduring as <a href="">Ramayana</a> and <a href="">Mahabharata</a></p>
<p>P.S: I would be very grateful if you could pass the Nirma Ad to me. I couldnt find it on the internet. Nirma nostalgia beckons :)</p>
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