The Monday gone by marked a very special day in India. It was the 5th of September celebrated as Teacher’s Day in honour of eminent Indian scholar S Radhakrishnan, as well as Ganesh Chaturthi, the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the Hindu god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. While Teacher’s Day and Ganesh Chaturthi trended on popular social networks throughout the day, several brands joined in the conversations and good wishes floating on the social web, armed with creative visuals and gifs.
Here is a random compilation of the interesting visuals and gifs marking Teachers’ Day 2016 on social media, wherein many brands rolled out creative, quirky or inspiring takes on teachers, in keeping with the brand ethos. Quite a few brands leveraged both the occasions to bring about some organic fan engagement on their social media properties, while some chose the occasion that aligned with their philosophy the best.
Here is a curated list of the most interesting and appealing visuals and gifs shared by Indian brands celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi.
The carrier network keeps it uber cool this Ganesh Chaturthi. A simple play on its logo and there you go!
The tech company believes in connecting dots, and we can all relate to it.
The bank plays smart with its alphabets.
The music streaming app always had the Lord within it!
The smartphone brand plays with minimalism to keep it simple.
The marketplace keeps it to the point.
Domino’s Pizza India
Attention pizza lovers, look closely to discover what the Lord is made of.
The skin care brand highlights the many forms of the Lord in this neat gif.
The airline lights it up for its Ganesha fans.
The tech brand adds a glow of energy.
Cox & Kings India
The travel brand gives a virtual tour of Ashtavinayak temples in India.
Fiama Di Wills Men
The men’s brand lights it up in this gif.
The ecommerce brand gets playful with the elephant-headed god.
The brand makes good use of its earphones.
The tea brand finds the Lord’s shape in the most unlikeliest place – a kettle. Cool!
The auto brand focuses the light on the Lord in a smart way.
This gif is a visual treat to the brand’s donut loving community.
The online bazaar sends a cheerful wish to its fans.
The smartphone brand urges you to capture all the day’s special moments.
This is interesting artwork on the Lord’s picture.
The ice cream brand rolled out a special blend of Modak and ice cream – Aaji’s modak ice cream this Ganesh Chaturthi, and shared these adorable visuals to tell its fans.
The online store for everything kids want imagines this amusing chat conversation between mother and son, Parvati and Ganpati!
The brand associated with electricals makes good use of lights.
Bajaj Allianz Life
The insurance brand rolled out a series of visuals – #DoubleBlessings cleverly entwining both occasions.
The food app focuses only on food.
The camera maker wants you to carry on clicking.
Dialer tunes on special occasions sounds well for this telecom brand.
The ecommerce major keeps it simple.
The camera maker keeps it bright.
The women’s magazine rolls out a cheerful visual.
Berger Paints India
The paint brand blends the best of both special days in one smart gif.
Vision Express India
This is adorable but I wonder why the lord also requires spectacles.
The budget hotel chain keeps it adorable.
The products always manage to find a clever placement in this brand’s visuals.
The cab hailing app uses its brand colours.
The ethnic wear e-store virtually showers you with flowers.
The mobile browser sticks to a simple gif.
Now you know what the Lord prefers to drink in between of gulping down modaks!
The smartphone brand drives straight to the point.
The paint brand sends its fans on a kaleidoscopic riot of colours in this gif.
The retail chain tries to blend spirituality and style on the auspicious day.
The online beauty store finds a nice way to connect back its products in this Ganesha visual.
The travel brand helps fans to improve their Ganesha facts.
The food ordering app wants you to focus on the sweet delicacies of the festival.
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The consumer durables brand keeps it simple too.
The bank resorts to simplicity in this gif.
The cab hailing brand made it truly auspicious for its users.
The hibiscus looks familiar yet interesting.
This is a simple one yet offers an interesting angle.
Another appealing capture of the Lord.
The paint maker relies on an artistic visual.
Birla Sunlife Mutual fund
The mutual fund brand resorts to simple graphic art.
Do let us know your favourites in this list.