Besides its yummy taste, if there is one more thing about the ‘Utterly Butterly Deslicious’ Amul Butter that makes every Indian a fan – it has to be it’s goofy, funny advertisements or spoofs on current affairs!
Be it politics, sports, Bollywood, lifestyle or just another happening of human interest – India’s best-selling table butter has had a spoof on anything and everything. And it’s really hard to miss the adorable and good old polka-dotted clad moppet, peeping through hoardings featuring Amul ads. She has been there for your dad, for you and will keep coming back with a tongue-in-cheek remark to amuse your kid – that’s the USP of Amul ads which probably is one of the most successful ad-campaigns on India.
And here, we raise a toast to some of the mot sarcastic Amul ads.
Amul gives a thumbs-up to Vicky Donor!
John Abraham’s debut production venture starring RJ turned anchor Ayushman Khurrana and the very beautiful Yami Gautam won hearts. And it was the simplicity and warmth with which the otherwise bold subject of ‘sperm donation’ conveyed that the film struck an instant chord with the audiences. What next? There it was – an all new Amul ad raising a toast to the subject with a caricature of Vicky surrounded by kids asking him butter, saying ‘Donate generously’!
Amul celebrates Samajwadi Party victory!
When the country was busy making merry about Samajwadi Party’s landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh, Amul was preparing to salute in their own style! The ad depicted the winners Akhilesh and Mulayam Singh Yadav zooming ahead of everyone on a bicycle, which is also the party’s symbol. The words read, ‘Samajworthy Party’ in ‘Butter Pradesh’!
Amul slaps an ad on SRK-Shirish slapgate
Who doesn’t know about the infamous slap-gate controversy between Shah Rukh Khan and Shirish Kunder. When SRK allegedly slapped Farah Khan’s hubby, Amul churned out a yummy twist, which we loved! It’s said, “Bread Pe Makkhan Maar… Tees Maar Khan”
Amul’s funny take on politicon’s porn gate
When the three Karnataka ministers were caught watching porn on their mobile phones in the assemble, Amul got another chance to wear their thinking caps. While it was a blot on the reputation of BJP leaders Laxman Savadi, CC Patil and J Krishna Palemar for Amul it was chance to flaunt their genuineness. “Amul: Never Adult-Rated!”
Mamta Banerjee on Amul’s radar!
One of the more popular Amul ads was on Mamta Banerjee’s latest cartoon ban. Not only a a professor of Jadavpur University was arrested for posting a cartoon of the Chief Minister on a social networking site, but Mamta made sure that the site removed her funny pics.
Amul Ad for DK Bose’s Ram Sampath
Bollywood and Bollywood stars make fav subjects for Amul guys. Ram Sampath of DK Bose fame must have chuckled looking at this funny ad, when he was bogged down by controversies owing to the bold lyrics of the song.
Amul pokes fun at Satyam Scam
At the time of the notorious Saytyam scam by Ramalinga Raju, Amul guys erected hoardings with an ‘eye-wiping’ caricature of Raju with a tagline that read ‘Satyam ,Sharam Scandalam’. This was a parody of popular Bollywood number, ‘Satyam, Shivam Sundaram,’ which meand, Truth is God & God is beautiful’
Harbhajan-Symonds in Amul Ads
The fight between cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds became a matter of national importance. And well in time, Amul bounced with a funny take, comprehendig Bhajji remark as ‘Oye… Maa Ki Daal’
Amul’s take on Minissha’s deportment
When Minnisha Lamba was struggling with the Airport officials who had deported her for carrying jewellery worth Rs.50 Lakh, Amul was creating another rib-tickling variation of the ad. They called it, ‘Lamba wait at the airport’.
Amul loves Mayawati’s garland!
Pulling politico Mayawati’s leg, Amul created an ad around her garland worth Rs. 50 lakh calling it ‘Haar’ Dukh Swagat! And they called themselves – Party Favouite!
Amul on Bipasha’s lip-lock!
When Bipasha was trying to come clean out of the lip-smacking controversy where she was caught locking lips with footballer Christiano Ronaldo, Amul was making this ‘Bip-Smacking’ ad!
Amul ad on the Ambani Saga
Amul brought their very own cute version of the otherwise battle of riches between the Ambani brothers – Anil and Mukesh Ambani. When the brothers were busy building skyscrapers, Amul made this Bhaiscrapers!