Kartik Aaryan Embraces Full Yaari in New House of McDowell’s Soda Campaign

Celebrating genuine connections and inclusive friendships.

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In a heartwarming new campaign, Bollywood sensation Kartik Aaryan has been announced as the face of House of McDowell’s Soda, taking center stage in their latest initiative - #YaaronWaaliBaat. This campaign beautifully captures the essence of friendships that go above and beyond, celebrating the limitless possibilities that true connections can bring.

Friendships have a unique way of blossoming unexpectedly, and House of McDowell’s Soda is tapping into this sentiment with #YaaronWaaliBaat. Whether it's reconnecting with an old friend, bonding with a neighbor over shared hobbies, or forming connections with strangers in a new city, the campaign emphasizes the depth and warmth of these relationships.

Kartik Aaryan, known as the ultimate 'Yaar' of our generation, has been chosen to embody the spirit of today’s generational dynamics. His presence not only enhances the brand's appeal but also allows for authentic and meaningful connections with the audience. The actor, renowned for his commitment to his roles, went the extra mile by learning Indian Sign Language (ISL) to perfection for the TVC.

In the campaign film, Kartik Aaryan showcases his 'Yaaron Waali Baat' by re-enacting an iconic scene from his movies, but this time in sign language. The gesture is not just a performance; it's a genuine effort to ensure that his hearing-impaired friend feels special and included in the celebration. The campaign underscores the idea that small, meaningful gestures can unlock limitless possibilities, highlighting the critical role of inclusion in all friendships.

As a unique addition, an anamorphic hoarding was set up on Mumbai's Carter Road, inviting friends to capture pictures and see themselves posing with Kartik through AI. This one-of-a-kind experience was introduced to provide a real-life connection with the audience.

Varun Koorichh, VP, Marketing & Portfolio Head, Diageo India, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, stating -

“We strongly believe in friendship as a medium to uplift each other and bring out the limitless possibilities of the bond we share with our yaars.”

The partnership with Kartik Aaryan signifies a deliberate move to leverage his cinematic embodiment of friendships, notably portrayed through his infamous 'friendship pegs.'

Speaking about his association with House of McDowell’s Soda, Kartik Aaryan shared,

“As an actor, I've had the pleasure to experience incredible moments in life, but when I reflect upon the true priorities that shape my life, friendships take the center stage. I am extremely elated to be associated with a brand like House of McDowell's Soda that has served as a catalyst for fostering friendships.”

Moreover, House of McDowell’s Soda is inviting users to share their #YaaronWaaliBaat stories on Instagram for a chance to be featured on @mcdowellsyaaronwaalibaat page, turning the campaign into a collective celebration of the beauty of friendships.

The campaign, conceptualized by DDB Mudra and executed by Nineteen Films, serves as a powerful reaffirmation that there is no joy quite like the joy of ‘Yaaron Waali Baat.’ The film not only captures the spirit of genuine connections but also emphasizes the brand's commitment to fostering friendships that add value to our lives.

This collaboration between Kartik Aaryan and House of McDowell’s Soda is not just about endorsing a brand; it's about celebrating the beauty of friendships and encouraging inclusive gestures that make a lasting impact. As the campaign unfolds, it invites everyone to embrace the joy of 'Yaaron Waali Baat' and cherish the friendships that truly enrich our lives.

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