India grabbed hold onto Tollywood actors for product publicity
10 Tollywood actors and actresses promoting and helping advertise companies and products.
As if the number of advertisements for one product were not enough, it's been a while since they even pulled out actors and actresses to increase popularity.
Here are a honourable few:
1) MAHESH BABU
Known as the Prince of the Telugu film industry, gained recognition as being one of the most attractive and influential male celebrities in India.
He became even more famous through his acting roles in major blockbuster movies. The recognition on a huge scale, led him to become the national brand Ambassador for "Thumbs Up" kicking out previous ambassador, Akshay Kumar back in 2012.
Apart from endorsing a huge brand, he also endorsed TVS Motor Company, Tata Sky, Provogne and Indian Cellular.
2) AKKINENI NAGARJUNA
Known to be a phenomenal actor in Telugu film industry, famous through his role in the huge blockbuster 'Siva'. Nagarjuna has a major fan following which is a plus point for any brand to gain his endorsement. He is the brand ambassador of 'Kalyan Jewellers' in Tlangana and Andhra Pradesh.
3) ANUSHKA SHETTY
The beautiful and wonderful actress caught the attention of her audience with mesmerising performances in the Telugu film industry which in turn makes her the most wanted celebrity for top brands.
She was even termed as 'Hyderabad's most desirable Woman' in 2015. She was the brand ambassador for Intex, MBS Jewellers, The Chennai Silks and Colgate.
4) TAMANNAH BHATIA
Known to be the leading actress in the Telugu film industry grabbed the attention of audiences with her beauty and amazing acting skills which made her wanted by major brands across the country and she finally endorsed for the brands like channel 'Zee Telugu', Khazana Jewellery, Fanta, Chandrika Ayurvedic Soap. She has even endorsed in Campaigns for the Goovernment of India.
This extremely talented actor made his career breaking debut in 'Baahubali: The Beginning' which was the highest grossing movie at both national and international levels.
Various and more brands noticed his fame, he then became the national ambassador of 'Mahindra and Mahindra'.
6) SHRIYA SARAN
An elegant and beautiful, talented Tollywood diva worked in multilinggual movies, known famously for her role in 'Shivaji' which started her career as a model for various beauty products like Ponds, Fair and Lovely and even C oca-Cola.
She then later on become brand Ambassador of 'Pantene' shampoo, Lux and Head and shoulders shampoo.
7) N.T. RAMA RAO JR.
The multi-talented Telugu actor stood on the 66th rank amongst ‘India’s Top 100 Celebrities,’ in Forbes magazine in the year, 2012. Rama Rao Jr serves as the brand ambassador for ‘Malabar Gold,’ ‘Zandu Balm,’ ‘Boro plus’ and also ‘Himani Navratna Hair Oil in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
8) IILEANA D'CRUZ
Ileana is a well-established celebrity in both Tollywood as well as Bollywood film industries. As a leading contemporary female actor from the South, she has signed as the brand ambassador for ‘Forever Precious Jewellery and Diamonds Limited’ which is India’s largest jeweller brand and also endorsed the anti-dandruff shampoo brand, ‘CLEAR'.
9) ALLU ARJUN
Allu Arjun is quite popular amongst the audience, due to various roles that he has taken up that have come as huge successes in the Telugu film industry. He was the brand ambassador for various brands such as ‘7 UP,’ ‘Colgate,’ ‘OLX,’ ‘Joyaalukkas,’ ‘Hero MotoCorp’ and Hotstar.
10) RAM CHARAN TEJA
Last but not the least, Tollywood’s accomplished celebrity and one of the highest paid actor with blockbuster releases such as “ Magadheera” With a net worth of two million dollars, Ram Charan Teja has also endorsed a commercial advertisement for ‘Pepsi’ and started his own airline business based in Hyderabad, called as ‘TruJet’ along with another airlines business called ‘Turbo Megha Airways.
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