Monthly Archives: October 2008

Aamir and the lovely Gul in Tata Sky Plus Ad

When the teasers were running (Aamir Khan doing all the housework) I was wondering what product is? Now that I know, I’m more than pleased to also find the charming Gul Panag as Aamir’s better half in the TVC. The … Continue reading

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Cutting the Chai: Now Widgetised

Now you can embed your customised Cutting the Chai widget at (almost) any place online – blog, Twitter, Facebook, iGoogle, iPhone, Netvibes, Pageflakes, Windows Live… In case you also need this blog on your fridge door – print this page … Continue reading

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Wanted: Debonair Girls

The ‘Debonair’ here is not to be confused with the adult blog, but the once ‘revered’ monthly men’s magazine. This advertisement from the November 1987 issue invites girls to pose for Debonair magazine. [Click to enlarge]Show the world what you … Continue reading

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Deluxe Nirodh (In Pink)

This blog first saw a spurt in its pageviews in July-August 2006 thanks to a post titled Rubbers of India, something that has now developed into a complete section. And when we talk of rubbers of India, the first brand … Continue reading

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Mallika Sherawat Before She Became Mallika Sherawat

Mallika Sherawat (previously known as Reema Lamba) dabbled a bit in modelling, before the 17-kiss-disaster Khwaish (2003). The following advertisement (quite sombre and modest by Mallika’s present standards) is from the December 1999 issue of Zee Premiere. When fashion goes … Continue reading

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Cutting the Chai via SMS

In addition to the existing RSS/Atom feeds and Email alerts you can now subscribe to Cutting the Chai updates via SMS (courtesy Google SMS Channels). You can either go here and do the needful (need to have a Google account) … Continue reading

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Sachin, Sunny and a Nice Song

SRT is India’s biggest superstar. There’s no doubt about it. And he has further fortified his iconic status overshadowing Brian Lara’s mammoth 11,953 Test runs total. Being a superstar it is obvious that he would have endorsed many a brand. … Continue reading

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