Here is the list of top Indian celebrities who are promoting car brands in India – 8 celebrities from Bollywood to Cricket
The Indian automotive market is growing at a lightning pace. Recently, India became 4th largest automobile market in the world and is soon expected to further rise in the spot.
With the aggressive competition in the market, a few manufacturers use celebrity endorsements to ensure that their products are visible rightly in the market. Here are ten such celebrities who are currently endorsing the automobile brands in India.
Shahrukh Khan – Hyundai
Hyundai and Shahrukh Khan have been in a long-term relationship. The Bollywood megastar – Shahrukh started endorsing Hyundai India by featuring in the first Hyundai Santro advertisement in 1998. 10 years later, he is still with Hyundai and endorses various cars and campaigns of the South Korean brand. King Khan personally launches a lot of Hyundai vehicles in India, the latest being the Elite i20 during the 2018 Auto Expo.
Hrithik Roshan – Tata Tigor
Tata Motors is playing very aggressive with their marketing. Tata Motors announced Hrithik Roshan as their brand ambassador for the facelifted version of Tata Tigor. Hrithik is not doing automobile advertisement for the first time. He was the face of the Hero Honda Karizma when the motorcycle was in its prime days.
Ranveer Singh – Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
Ranveer Singh is a true car enthusiast and has a range of vehicles in his garage. When it comes to endorsing a brand, Ranveer promotes the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. He has been promoting the mid-size sedan since it first came in the market and continues to do so even after the facelifted version of the Ciaz was launched recently. Ranveer has gifted the pre-facelifted version of the Ciaz and has featured in numerous TV and print commercials.
Aamir Khan – Datsun Go, Go Plus
Aamir Khan was recently appointed to promote the upcoming Datsun Go and Go Plus. Both the cars will soon be launched as facelifted models in the Indian market. Datsun says Aamir will help the brand to be popular among the youths.
Varun Dhawan – Mahindra KUV 100
The rising star – Varun Dhawan is slowly gaining popularity on the silver screen. Varun is an SUV lover and owns quite a few of them. He has been promoting the micro SUV from Mahindra – the KUV 100 since it was first launched in the market. Varun even received a brand new KUV 100 for his personal use soon after the advertisement came out.
Virat Kohli – Audi India
Virat Kohli is one of the biggest youth icons in India and the German brand – Audi has associated with him for all the promotional activities in India. Virat has been seen at most of the Audi India launches and events and owns quite a few Audi cars himself. He is a speed lover and owns a range of other vehicles too.
Sachin Tendulkar – BMW India
Sachin Tendulkar has been associated with BMW India for a very long time now. The master blaster Sachin has featured in numerous BMW print advertisements and is a regular figure during the BMW India launches. Sachin owns a range of BMW vehicles including the BMW i8, which he has customised according to his taste. He also owns cars like BMW M3, M5 and the X6 M in which he is spotted quite regularly.
John Abraham – Nissan India
There is no secret in the fact that John Abraham is a massive car lover. The range of cars in his garage are quite expansive and he owns a few superbikes too. John connects quite easily with the automotive lovers and for the same reason, he was roped in by Nissan India to promote the brand.
John has done various advertisements for Nissan in India including featuring in the advertisements for the Terrano. He also promotes Nissan’s most expensive offering in the Indian market – the GT-R and owns a special edition of the supercar too.
Ranbir Kapoor – Renault
Ranbir used to promote the Nissan brand in India earlier and owns a range of cars including the Audi R8 and the rare Mercedes Benz G63 AMG.