Tanishq released an advertisement on October 9; the ad features a Muslim family preparing for an upcoming baby shower for their Hindu daughter-in-law. However, the ad was later pulled down by the company after the social media outrage it received from a section of the society.
Tanishq takes down Hindu-Muslim wedding ad after #BoycottTanishq trends
Tanishq trended all throughout Monday after trolls accused the jewellery brand of promoting what they called Love Jihad through its new advertisement. Now, Tanishq has removed the ad from social media.
Outraged Indians on Twitter Want to #BoycottTanishq After it Shows Hindu-Muslim Couple in New Ad
The commercial is a part of Tanishq’s current festive season’s collection ‘Ekatvam’. It has now led to social media outrage.
Bigoted social media? #BoycottTanishq trends on Twitter as jewellery brand shows Hindu-Muslim couple in new ad
It was surprising though predictable in today’s times to see that an advertising campaign which has ‘Ekatvam’ (Being One or united) as its theme is being dragged into divisive outrage on social media
Tanishq Takes Down Ad Promoting Interfaith Love, As #BoycottTanishq Trends Online
The 45 seconds ad showed (since it’s now been taken down) a Muslim family celebrating a traditional South Indian baby shower ceremony for their daughter-in-law.
Tanishq pulls ad featuring inter-faith match, a sign of the angry, fearful times in which we live
Detractors claimed that the jewellery spot normalises so-called love jihad.
Twitter is Disappointed To See Tanishq Take Down Their Ad After Boycott Calls Trend On Internet
Tanishq aired the ad in order to promote their new jewellery line called Ekatvam.
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Mixed race not only lives but thrives. Withdrawing Tanishq ad means denying our reality
Taking back Tanishq ad means we believe that it is mischievous fiction, that these kinds of relationships do not exist in reality. But they do. Our life is the answer to the trolls.
Tanishq now gets big support from advertising bodies over ‘baseless & irrelevant’ attack – Republic World
Top ad bodies have come out in the support of Tanishq & have issued statements stating the ad “is not derogatory to any individual, organisation or religion.”
Tanishq episode shows secularism today has come to resemble power play
As #BoycottTanishq trended all through Monday, attacks on the brand sustained on two grounds– condemnation and rectification
Why Tanishq Should Have Stood by Their Ad for a Secular India
If Tanishq didn’t have the spine to stand strong, then why take the risk in the first place?
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Tanishq pulls down its latest Hindu-Muslim Confluence ad, expert writes what exactly happened
Karthik Srinivasan, Independent Brand Consultant and Social Media Expert writes why Tanishq’s ad has been withdrawn. He traces some of the old Hindu-Muslim
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Advertising as politics?
The controversy surrounding the Tanishq ad has attracted a lot of comment. Both its contents and the company’s decision to withdraw it have met with fierce criticism, albeit from different quarters. The criticism of the…
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