With huge media conglomerates battling it out in every way possible, roping in superstars for their commercials becomes a very big deal in brand endorsement. Sometimes we see Bollywood celebs who endorsed a brand and then later switched loyalties and appeared in television commercials of their rival brands! Here we take a look at a list of such celebrities and their advertisements.
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Hrithik Roshan first appeared in multiple Coca Cola ads, but later switched loyalties and became a Mountain Dew endorser. Mountain Dew is owned by PepsiCo which is Coca Cola’s biggest rival.
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This sexy diva was seen in the ‘Youngistan’ series of Pepsi ads and of late, she is seen in Coca Cola ads! Quite the opposite of Hrithik, Deepika switched loyalties from PepsiCo to Coca Cola.
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Aamir Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Here are a couple of more celebs who switched loyalties in cola brands. Aamir and Ash were first seen together in a Pepsi ad (the famous ‘Sanju’ ad), and later appeared in a Coca Cola ad together. Quite surprising is the fact that Coca Cola actually hired them both for the ad! Talk about slinging mud at your competitor!
The curvaceous bombshell of Bollywood, Bipasha, first used to appear in Clinic All Clear advertisements with her then lover John Abraham. Clinic All Clear, which is today known as Clear, is promoted by Virat Kohli and Ileana D’cruz nowadays, while Bipasha is seen promoting Pantene.
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Who can forget the curvalicious Kareena in the Chocolate Lux ad and the ‘SRK in bathtub’ ad! But today she appears in Vivel’s advertisements.
With all these celebs switching loyalties so conveniently, it’s not wrong to say – money talks!