Pulse Candy rolls out 2 new quirky TVCs

Conceptualised by Wunderman Thompson, the commercials are an addition to the earlier series of three TVCs based on the ‘Pran jaaye par Pulse Na Jaaye’ storyline

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Dec 16, 2019 5:42 PM
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Pass Pass Pulse Candy rolled out a set of 2 new commercials, taking forward the humorous storyline of ‘Pran jaaye par Pulse Na Jaaye’. These will be an addition to the earlier series of 3  short commercials. Pass Pass Pulse, the candy from DS Group stormed the hard-boiled candy market with its launch in 2015 and has maintained its position of No.1 hard-boiled candy brand in India for the last three consecutive years. 

 Pulse Candy has a tangy twist to it that makes it stand out! It offers an experience that starts with a fruity taste and peaks with a tangy surprise; a mouth full of fun and peculiarity, the consumers love. This irresistible fervour for Pulse candy is extended to the brand communication, with a tag line of ‘Pran jaaye Par Pulse Na Jaaye’, with quirky and humorous examples of how far people can go to get their hands on Pulse. 

 The two new amusing TVCs are titled ‘The Classroom’ and ‘Dangal’. Conceptualized by Wunderman Thompson, captures the crazy extent to which people will go for the enticing taste of Pulse candy.   ‘Irresistibility’ or the obsessive love people have for the Pulse candy has been the highlight of the communication campaigns of Pulse. The films have a simple but hilarious theme; Pulse candy is alluring, but the love for it can get you into a spot of bother (all in good fun).

 The first film ‘Classroom’ is about our protagonist being distracted by Pulse Candy, while writing an exam. When the exam invigilator suspects he is up to no good and confronts him, our protagonist happily parts with his cheat notes, but not with his Pulse candy.

The second film ‘Dangal’ shows a giant wrestler itching for a fight. While most of his audience rightly ignores his challenge, our unfortunate protagonist accidentally walks into the wrestler’s path while picking up the fallen  Pulse candy. What happens next is left to the viewers' imagination.

 Commenting on the campaign, Mr. Arvind Kumar, JGM, Marketing, DS Confectionary Products Ltd., said,“ Both the TVC’s of Pulse are playful with lots of twisted-humour that end with a catchphrase; ‘Pran jaaye, par Pulse na jaaye’, highlighting the irresistibility of the Pulse candy.  This reverberates with the messages put out by fans  in the social media space and is validated by its No.1 in the Hardboiled candy segment for the last three years, reflecting the admiration and acceptance for the brand in the market.”

Sundeep Sehgal, Executive Creative Director & Vice President, said,“ Telling a story in 10-15 seconds is always more challenging than conventional long-format storytelling. This is the second phase of short films on Pulse and we didn’t want to let go the format we created for the brand. It worked for the brand and we want to operate in the same space while dialling up the irresistibility or pagalpan people have for the Pulse candy. With Dangal and Classroom films, we found new dimensions to keep the brand’s essence alive - “Pran Jaaye Par Pulse Na Jaaye” and deliver a campaign that is impactful and memorable.”

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