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!
How are you celebrating #GaneshChaturthi today? pic.twitter.com/fmikHhA2uc
— Vodafone India (@VodafoneIN) September 5, 2021
The tech company believes in connecting dots, and we can all relate to it.
Dell team wishes all a Happy #GaneshChaturthi Retweet to wish your loved ones & tell us how you are celebrating! pic.twitter.com/S4sbopJGde
— Dell India (@Dell_IN) September 5, 2021
The bank plays smart with its alphabets.
May good health and peace be bestowed upon you and your family. Wishing you a very #HappyGaneshChaturthi. pic.twitter.com/nO0ya2k9Km
— HDFC Bank (@HDFC_Bank) September 5, 2021
The music streaming app always had the Lord within it!
Let the festivities begin with this playlist: https://t.co/5qlvz1FNPn#GaneshChaturthi #Ganeshotsav pic.twitter.com/ke7hUcuyz8
— gaana.com (@gaana) September 5, 2021
The smartphone brand plays with minimalism to keep it simple.
We wish that it brings sweetness, happiness and prosperity in your lives. #GaneshChaturthi #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/vmCFi1fwVo
— Coolpad India (@CoolpadInd) September 5, 2021
The marketplace keeps it to the point.
May the blessings of the god of beginnings always be with you.
A very happy #GaneshChaturthi from team #Quikr! pic.twitter.com/R7A6BE3bBo
— Quikr (@Quikr) September 5, 2021
Domino’s Pizza India
Attention pizza lovers, look closely to discover what the Lord is made of.
Happy #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/C6pouu9XM3
— Domino's Pizza India (@dominos_india) September 5, 2021
The skin care brand highlights the many forms of the Lord in this neat gif.
Many forms of representation, but one spirit of devotion. #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/2vAGPd09qR
— NIVEA (@NIVEA_INDIA) September 5, 2021
The airline lights it up for its Ganesha fans.
This #GaneshChaturthi we wish you safe and memorable journeys as you #FlyTheNewFeeling pic.twitter.com/2wyzilXyHL
— Vistara (@airvistara) September 5, 2021
The tech brand adds a glow of energy.
Ganapati Bappa Morya! May the divine light & positivity energize your life. Wish you a #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/bOeQ2CQt8d
— Micromax India (@Micromax_Mobile) September 5, 2021
Cox & Kings India
The travel brand gives a virtual tour of Ashtavinayak temples in India.
This #GaneshChaturthi, we take a tour of 8 beautiful#Ashtavinayak temples in India. Visit: https://t.co/DHLvO0WjoS pic.twitter.com/dDEB8S4G22
— Cox & Kings (@coxandkingsIN) September 5, 2021
Fiama Di Wills Men
The men’s brand lights it up in this gif.
May this year bring you happiness, prosperity and good luck! #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/GoqE946KjZ
— Fiama Di Wills Men (@FiamaDiWillsMen) September 5, 2021
The ecommerce brand gets playful with the elephant-headed god.
Get ready to revel in the dhol beats, the madness and delicacies that come with #GaneshChaturthi. Have a great one! pic.twitter.com/i5S4r1TuXr
— Flipkart (@Flipkart) September 5, 2021
The brand makes good use of its earphones.
May the Lord shower you with success in all your endeavors. #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/jTrC2SFuwZ
— Philips Sound (@PhilipsSoundIN) September 5, 2021
The tea brand finds the Lord’s shape in the most unlikeliest place - a kettle. Cool!
Wishing all our #fans a happy and auspicious #GaneshChaturthi #TeaLovers pic.twitter.com/jrw1PrOodl
— Society Tea (@SocietyTea) September 5, 2021
The auto brand focuses the light on the Lord in a smart way.
BMW India wishes you and your family a joyful and prosperous #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/IaGIimxqru
— BMW India (@bmwindia) September 5, 2021
This gif is a visual treat to the brand’s donut loving community.
Celebrate new beginnings this #GaneshChaturthi! #DoTheNew with #DunkyDoos #Dunkydoit pic.twitter.com/yhflG7zF6t
— Dunkin' Donuts (@Dunkin_India) September 5, 2021
The online bazaar sends a cheerful wish to its fans.
The Lord of new beginnings is here #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/LommIBVD0C
— ShopClues.com (@ShopClues) September 5, 2021
The smartphone brand urges you to capture all the day’s special moments.
A day to celebrate, a memory worth capturing. #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/OmujfL1d5r
— Moto India (@Moto_IND) September 5, 2021
This is interesting artwork on the Lord’s picture.
May Lord Ganesh bless you and your loved ones with peace, happiness and prosperity. #Ganeshchaturthi pic.twitter.com/MVxktvIzBn
— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) September 5, 2021
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.
#Lord #Ganesha wants to “Havmor” than just a #Modak. pic.twitter.com/pAEHivXLt0
— Havmor Ice Cream (@HavmorIceCreams) September 2, 2021
#HappyGaneshChaturti! Let’s welcome the Lord of success in our home with the Goodness of Aaji's Modak ice cream. pic.twitter.com/X0mGgBLtDR
— Havmor Ice Cream (@HavmorIceCreams) September 5, 2021
The online store for everything kids want imagines this amusing chat conversation between mother and son, Parvati and Ganpati!
Moms will always be moms.
Even #LordGanesha will agree. 😛#GaneshChaturthi #tech pic.twitter.com/WzUNjXYWCc
— Firstcry (@firstcryindia) September 5, 2021
The brand associated with electricals makes good use of lights.
Ganpati Bappa Morya! Pudhachya Varshi Lavkar ya!#HavellsLED #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/LD0rH1I83Z
— havells (@havellsindia) September 5, 2021
Bajaj Allianz Life
The insurance brand rolled out a series of visuals - #DoubleBlessings cleverly entwining both occasions.
It’s a rare occasion!A beautiful day to celebrate both #TeachersDay & #GaneshChaturthi #DoubleBlessings for everyone pic.twitter.com/qUqIKlVVS4
— Bajaj Allianz Life (@BajajAllianzLIC) September 5, 2021
Today is indeed a day of #DoubleBlessings. Happy #TeachersDay & #GaneshChaturthi. pic.twitter.com/cUMLY0GQmg
— Bajaj Allianz Life (@BajajAllianzLIC) September 5, 2021
The food app focuses only on food.
#HappyGaneshChaturthi everyone! pic.twitter.com/UEu4CgmysP
— Swiggy (@swiggy_in) September 5, 2021
The camera maker wants you to carry on clicking.
Warm #GaneshChaturthi wishes to you and your family. Happy clicking! pic.twitter.com/SsufuGbxBz
— Nikon India Official (@NikonIndia) September 5, 2021
Dialer tunes on special occasions sounds well for this telecom brand.
Set Ganapati-themed songs as your dialer tune and win exciting prizes. https://t.co/WmZbBsBWe8#GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/wQNkz2O6sN
— Aircel (@Aircel) September 5, 2021
The ecommerce major keeps it simple.
May God bless you with health, wealth and happiness. Wishing you all a Happy #GaneshChaturthi! pic.twitter.com/h9iC0WCgYA
— Snapdeal (@snapdeal) September 5, 2021
The camera maker keeps it bright.
The festival of Lord Ganesha is here. Canon wishes you all a joyous #GaneshChaturthi . pic.twitter.com/KJz8YqEx6d
— CANON India (@Canon_India) September 5, 2021
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, 2021
Berger Paints India
The paint brand blends the best of both special days in one smart gif.
There is no teacher like Lord Ganesha! #HappyGaneshChaturthi #HappyTeachersDay pic.twitter.com/gheVdwswZQ
— Berger Paints (@BergerPaintsInd) September 5, 2021
Vision Express India
This is adorable but I wonder why the lord also requires spectacles.
May the blessings of Lord #Ganesha be upon you always to guide you to a brighter future! #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/kkij9fhEKl
— Vision Express India (@Visionexpressin) September 5, 2021
The budget hotel chain keeps it adorable.
We wish everyone a very happy #GaneshChaturthi. pic.twitter.com/6tCsaPshHA
— OYO (@oyorooms) September 5, 2021
The products always manage to find a clever placement in this brand’s visuals.
Welcome Lord Ganesh with sweet scents. Is your home #GuestReady? Send us a picture and you could win #aer goodies. pic.twitter.com/NunXo5NQlI
— Godrej aer (@godrejaer) September 2, 2021
The cab hailing app uses its brand colours.
May the blessings of Lord Ganesh be always upon you. Happy #GaneshChaturthi everyone!! pic.twitter.com/IbWJtDlrAl
— Ola (@Olacabs) September 5, 2021
The ethnic wear e-store virtually showers you with flowers.
May the Lord vighna vinayaka remove all obstacles and shower you with bounties. #HappyGaneshChaturthi 🙂 pic.twitter.com/kQMOkoLuhO
— Craftsvilla (@craftsvilla) September 4, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
The smartphone brand drives straight to the point.
May Vinayaka remove all obstacles from your path and replace them with #luck and well-being.
Happy #GaneshaChaturthi pic.twitter.com/qmQDJNeJtu
— Vivo India (@Vivo_India) September 5, 2021
The paint brand sends its fans on a kaleidoscopic riot of colours in this gif.
The entire city is swaying to the musical mantra of Ganpati Bappa Morya! #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/ZicCZg3VN1
— Asian Paints (@asianpaints) September 5, 2021
The retail chain tries to blend spirituality and style on the auspicious day.
Here’s wishing you a #HappyGaneshUtsav! Today, dress bright, sing loud & celebrate with family and friends. pic.twitter.com/fM7kMUvLL0
— Shoppers Stop (@shoppersstop) September 5, 2021
The online beauty store finds a nice way to connect back its products in this Ganesha visual.
Happy Ganesh Chaturti! ❤️ #GaneshChaturthi #Ganpati #TheBest #MakeupJunkie #ganeshutsav2016 pic.twitter.com/fNIBMHgZkH
— Nykaa.com (@MyNykaa) September 5, 2021
The travel brand helps fans to improve their Ganesha facts.
This #GaneshChaturthi, get a little bit more ‘chatur’. Here are some amazing facts about #Ganesha #DiscoverJoy pic.twitter.com/e3waUky8FY
— Sterling Holidays (@WorldOfSterling) September 5, 2021
The food ordering app wants you to focus on the sweet delicacies of the festival.
Wishing you a #HappyGaneshChaturthi! Ganpati Bappa Morya 🎉 pic.twitter.com/2eNafjsKDT
— foodpanda India (@foodpandaIndia) September 5, 2021
The consumer durables brand keeps it simple too.
Happy #GaneshChaturthi from the #Videocon family! May this day bring you good fortune in all your endeavors. pic.twitter.com/GKgCOsSSZ7
— Videocon (@Videocon_Group) September 5, 2021
The bank resorts to simplicity in this gif.
May Lord Ganesha bless you with good luck and a joyous life. YES BANK wishes you all a #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/PJBWBzBtdS
— YES BANK (@YESBANK) September 5, 2021
The cab hailing brand made it truly auspicious for its users.
Celebrate #GaneshChaturthi with our exciting offer! #PayTrueRupees & get 20% OFF + extra 5% cashback via @Paytm. pic.twitter.com/l1PySGIGWK
— Meru Cabs (@MeruCabs) September 5, 2021
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, 2021
This is a simple one yet offers an interesting angle.
The modaks are calling out to us! And we hope you're celebrating w/ platefuls of them too. Happy #GaneshChaturthi! pic.twitter.com/FXSvPAW3HS
— Axis Bank (@AxisBank) September 5, 2021
Another appealing capture of the Lord.
May Vighna Harta remove all obstacles and shower you with bounties!#HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/WohxMrnnxD
— Justdial (@Just_Dial) September 5, 2021
The paint maker relies on an artistic visual.
Celebrating the myriad hues of the lovable Elephant God #HappyGaneshChaturthi #ColoursOfIndia pic.twitter.com/wdoxuGFVTx
— Nerolac Paints India (@Nerolac_Paints) September 5, 2021
Birla Sunlife Mutual fund
The mutual fund brand resorts to simple graphic art.
May Lord Ganesha help you overcome all obstacles & bless you with health, wealth & smiles. #HappyGaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/mcyCXMk4DE
— Birla Sun Life MF (@BSLMF) September 5, 2021
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