Emphasizes on avoiding last-minute snacking emergencies by stocking up Lay’s
Link to TVC
New Delhi, 21st March, 2023: At-home experiences and occasions are best enjoyed with friends and family, and a pack of Lay’s makes these moments even better. But running out of Lay’s can interrupt the good times and may even induce last-minute panic to restock. Hilariously drawing attention to the outcomes of last-minute restocking trips, Lay’s, one of India’s favoured potato chip brands, has launched a TVC campaign featuring award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao to remind consumers to have ‘Ghar Par Lay’s Always’!
In-home occasions continue to grow at a steady pace. As a result, consumers choose to celebrate these occasions with large packs of their favourite snacks by their side. Thus, the introduction of the latest TVC under the ‘Ghar Par Lay’s Always’ campaign speaks to the consumers on the perils of not stocking-up Lay’s at home.
Directed by Vinil Mathew, the TVC film opens with Rajkummar throwing a costume party at home with himself dressed as a burglar. When his girlfriend (played by Dolly Singh) informs him that they've run out of Lay's, Rajkummar nervously heads out to the grocery store, starting a series of comedic mishaps. From being mistaken as a real burglar by the public to getting arrested by the police, his hilarious roller-coaster of misadventures concludes upon his release from jail, when he tells a jail warden curious about his imprisonment that “Mai toh sirf Lay’s lene gaya tha”. The TVC ends on an entertaining note as Rajkummar explains his Lay's misadventures to Dolly and proudly shows off his fully stocked pantry with Lay's, remarking, “Isliye…Ghar pe Lay’s Always!”.
Speaking about being part of the TVC film, Rajkummar Rao, expressed, “For years, Lay’s, with its iconic and irresistible flavours has been my favourite snack. When the brand reached out for their 'At Home' film, I was instantly drawn towards the comical and playful script because I have always related to the frenzy of keeping my home stocked with Lay’s. I had a lot of fun filming the TVC and I am definitely going to have ‘Ghar Par Lay’s Always’. I hope the audience enjoys the film and ensures Lay’s is a part of all their joyful moments at home.”
Expressing her excitement at the TVC, Shailja Joshi, Director-Marketing, Potato Chips Category, PepsiCo India said, “At Lay’s, we are committed to infuse a sense of joy into our consumers’ lives and uplift their consumption experiences with our distinct offerings and relatable storytelling. Our newest TVC film for ‘Ghar Par Lay's Always’ perfectly captures the central role that Lay's plays during at-home occasions. We're thrilled to have associated with Rajkummar Rao for this campaign and he has fantastically brought this messaging to life in the film. We hope that it will prompt Lay's fans to always keep their favourite Lay’s well-stocked at home and experience fun uninterrupted."
Speaking about the campaign Rajdeepak Das, CEO & Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett - South Asia, said, “Lay’s has always been the perfect snack partner and with this film we wanted to reiterate to the audiences to stock up their favourite Lay's at home. With this hilariously exaggerated cautionary tale starring Rajkumar Rao, our film gives people a glimpse into the perils of not having 'Ghar Par Lay's Always'! If you don't have Lays, anything can happen.”
The Lay’s ‘@ Home’ packs are available at INR 20, INR 30, INR 50 and INR 78 across all leading retail and e-commerce platforms in India.
Creative Agency: Leo Burnett
CEO-Leo Burnett South Asia: Dheeraj Sinha
CEO & Chief Creative Officer, South Asia: Rajdeepak Das
President-North: Samir Gangahar
Executive Vice President: Jaikrit Singh
Executive Creative Directors: Shahnawaz Qadeer and Pramod Chavan
Strategy Leads: Noor Samra and Shailja Dhoundiyal
Creative Director: Alisha Sharma
Sr. Copywriter: Shweta Bharti
Film Department: Sagar Bhanushali
Account Management: Binay Mehra and Kirti Sinha
PRODUCTION HOUSE CREDITS
Production House: Breathless Films
Director: Vinil Mathew
Producer: Swadha Shetty
Launched in 1995 in India, Lay’s is one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo India and has always been known for bringing in flavours of the world along with Indian flavours that our consumers love. Lay’s has a wide range of offerings under its umbrella, with unique and indulgent flavours that cater to both local and international tastes. It is available in six flavours. Consumers can also log onto the Lay’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/laysindia and follow us on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/lays_india/?hl=en
About PepsiCo India:
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $86 billion in net revenue in 2022, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
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