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!
— Vodafone India (@VodafoneIN) September 5, 2016
The tech company believes in connecting dots, and we can all relate to it.
— Dell India (@Dell_IN) September 5, 2016
The bank plays smart with its alphabets.
— HDFC Bank (@HDFC_Bank) September 5, 2016
The music streaming app always had the Lord within it!
— gaana.com (@gaana) September 5, 2016
The smartphone brand plays with minimalism to keep it simple.
— Coolpad India (@CoolpadInd) September 5, 2016
The marketplace keeps it to the point.
— Quikr (@Quikr) September 5, 2016
Domino’s Pizza India
Attention pizza lovers, look closely to discover what the Lord is made of.
— Domino's Pizza India (@dominos_india) September 5, 2016
The skin care brand highlights the many forms of the Lord in this neat gif.
— NIVEA (@NIVEA_INDIA) September 5, 2016
The airline lights it up for its Ganesha fans.
— Vistara (@airvistara) September 5, 2016
The tech brand adds a glow of energy.
— Micromax India (@Micromax_Mobile) September 5, 2016
Cox & Kings India
The travel brand gives a virtual tour of Ashtavinayak temples in India.
— Cox & Kings (@coxandkingsIN) September 5, 2016
Fiama Di Wills Men
The men’s brand lights it up in this gif.
— Fiama Di Wills Men (@FiamaDiWillsMen) September 5, 2016
The ecommerce brand gets playful with the elephant-headed god.
— Flipkart (@Flipkart) September 5, 2016
The brand makes good use of its earphones.
— Philips Sound (@PhilipsSoundIN) September 5, 2016
The tea brand finds the Lord’s shape in the most unlikeliest place – a kettle. Cool!
— Society Tea (@SocietyTea) September 5, 2016
The auto brand focuses the light on the Lord in a smart way.
— BMW India (@bmwindia) September 5, 2016
This gif is a visual treat to the brand’s donut loving community.
— Dunkin' Donuts (@Dunkin_India) September 5, 2016
The online bazaar sends a cheerful wish to its fans.
— ShopClues.com (@ShopClues) September 5, 2016
The smartphone brand urges you to capture all the day’s special moments.
— Moto India (@Moto_IND) September 5, 2016
This is interesting artwork on the Lord’s picture.
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) September 5, 2016
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.
— Havmor Ice Cream (@HavmorIceCreams) September 2, 2016
— Havmor Ice Cream (@HavmorIceCreams) September 5, 2016
The online store for everything kids want imagines this amusing chat conversation between mother and son, Parvati and Ganpati!
— Firstcry (@firstcryindia) September 5, 2016
The brand associated with electricals makes good use of lights.
— havells (@havellsindia) September 5, 2016
Bajaj Allianz Life
The insurance brand rolled out a series of visuals – #DoubleBlessings cleverly entwining both occasions.
— Bajaj Allianz Life (@BajajAllianzLIC) September 5, 2016
— Bajaj Allianz Life (@BajajAllianzLIC) September 5, 2016
The food app focuses only on food.
— Swiggy (@swiggy_in) September 5, 2016
The camera maker wants you to carry on clicking.
— Nikon India Official (@NikonIndia) September 5, 2016
Dialer tunes on special occasions sounds well for this telecom brand.
— Aircel (@Aircel) September 5, 2016
The ecommerce major keeps it simple.
— Snapdeal (@snapdeal) September 5, 2016
The camera maker keeps it bright.
— CANON India (@Canon_India) September 5, 2016
The women’s magazine rolls out a cheerful visual.
Wishing all our followers a Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! pic.twitter.com/aam2gD8hJa
— Femina (@FeminaIndia) September 5, 2016
Berger Paints India
The paint brand blends the best of both special days in one smart gif.
— Berger Paints (@BergerPaintsInd) September 5, 2016
Vision Express India
This is adorable but I wonder why the lord also requires spectacles.
— Vision Express India (@Visionexpressin) September 5, 2016
The budget hotel chain keeps it adorable.
— OYO (@oyorooms) September 5, 2016
The products always manage to find a clever placement in this brand’s visuals.
— Godrej aer (@godrejaer) September 2, 2016
The cab hailing app uses its brand colours.
— Ola (@Olacabs) September 5, 2016
The ethnic wear e-store virtually showers you with flowers.
— Craftsvilla (@craftsvilla) September 4, 2016
The mobile browser sticks to a simple gif.
Ganpati Bapa Morya! May the Vighnahartha remove all the obstacles and bless you with happiness pic.twitter.com/4t4tQqnTuc
— UC Browser (@UCBrowser) September 5, 2016
Now you know what the Lord prefers to drink in between of gulping down modaks!
We wish you all a very Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! Tag friends who you're expecting modaks from. 🙂 pic.twitter.com/VeExAshQld
— Bisleri (@BisleriZone) September 5, 2016
The smartphone brand drives straight to the point.
— Vivo India (@Vivo_India) September 5, 2016
The paint brand sends its fans on a kaleidoscopic riot of colours in this gif.
— Asian Paints (@asianpaints) September 5, 2016
The retail chain tries to blend spirituality and style on the auspicious day.
— Shoppers Stop (@shoppersstop) September 5, 2016
The online beauty store finds a nice way to connect back its products in this Ganesha visual.
— Nykaa.com (@MyNykaa) September 5, 2016
The travel brand helps fans to improve their Ganesha facts.
— Sterling Holidays (@WorldOfSterling) September 5, 2016
The food ordering app wants you to focus on the sweet delicacies of the festival.
— foodpanda India (@foodpandaIndia) September 5, 2016
The consumer durables brand keeps it simple too.
— Videocon (@Videocon_Group) September 5, 2016
The bank resorts to simplicity in this gif.
— YES BANK (@YESBANK) September 5, 2016
The cab hailing brand made it truly auspicious for its users.
— Meru Cabs (@MeruCabs) September 5, 2016
The hibiscus looks familiar yet interesting.
Let’s embrace the opportunities Lord Ganesha bestows on us, to spread goodness everywhere. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! pic.twitter.com/COVISE1tLH
— Croma (@cromaretail) September 5, 2016
This is a simple one yet offers an interesting angle.
— Axis Bank (@AxisBank) September 5, 2016
Another appealing capture of the Lord.
— Justdial (@Just_Dial) September 5, 2016
The paint maker relies on an artistic visual.
— Nerolac Paints India (@Nerolac_Paints) September 5, 2016
Birla Sunlife Mutual fund
The mutual fund brand resorts to simple graphic art.
— Birla Sun Life MF (@BSLMF) September 5, 2016
Do let us know your favourites in this list.