Shortlists

Rising Star Awards 2021 Shortlists

Entrant Company Work title
Category: Automobile
Abhay Sawhney Initiative MG Motor ZS EV Launch - #ChangeWhatYouCan
Rahul Bharadwaj Skoda India Škoda Single Wicket
Rahul Dattaram Shinde Havas Media #ThankYouIndianTruckers – A TATA Motors Initiative
Ritesh Bhatt Interactive Avenues Honda City Launch - Consolidation of Media
Titas Jana Havas Media KIA Launch
Category: Banking, Finance, Insurance & Fintech
Bernadine M. DSouza Carat Media Standard Chartered VKYC #Techiteasy - Precision Personalization at Scale
Devyani Bhaskar Wavemaker India How I Used ‘Output to Outcome’ Planning to Re-launch a Brand
Karan Yadav Wavemaker India How ACKO Insurance rode IPL and became synonymous with ‘Protection’ by partnering with Delhi Capitals
Pradnya Adhikari Interactive Avenues Citibank Credit Card - Using ‘Bolder & Smarter Approach’
Vishesh Sharma Angel Broking Campaign on Muhurat Trading - ‘Shagun Ke Shares’
Category: Consumer Durables (White goods, appliances and mobiles)
Jankana Kaul Natter Havells LED Ramlila
Prachi Kelkar Wavemaker India How change in strategic approach changed the game for Eureka Forbes Aquaguard (EFL)
Titas Jana Havas Media Voltas Adjustable Inverter AC
Twameka Kumar Wavemaker India Nokia’s journey to connect with India’s youth through my eyes
Vikram Simhan Wavemaker India Addressing Challenges of a Cookie-less World by Building APAC’s First Data Clean Room for Nokia Mobiles, an Industry First Project
Category: eCommerce
Abhishek Goyal OrComm APL Gramophone Uday
Anjali Nand Kumar Initiative Amazon echo - Creating Connections & Relevance with Questions
Asha Surendran Wavemaker India #SoundtrackYourFitness with Myntra and its Athleisure Paltan
Netravathi Balaram Interactive Avenues Amazon Fashion Relaunch
Srinivas Seshadri Interactive Avenues Tanishq Festive Campaign
Category: Fashion & Lifestyle
Cliantha Anthony Wavemaker India Adding the Sparkle to Fashion
Kritika Lalchandani Apostrophe Communications Bhima Jewellery 'Pure as Love' Ad Campaign
Kushal Koyande Jack in the Box Worldwide Digital planning and execution of South East Asia’s largest fashion IP, Lakme?
Ranjana Pawar Wavemaker India Expediting the digital transformation journey of Natural Diamond Council
Vikas Kumar Wavemaker India UCB takes charge for the world’s biggest democratic elections in 2019
Category: FMCG & Retail
Adhir Anand Wavemaker India Not Just a Cadbury Ad
Aniket Ghanwatkar Wavemaker India The case of missing Cadbury!
Deepshikha Bhardwaj Wavemaker India When Chupa Chups decided to ride on Bulls and Snakes
Faheem Merchant Wavemaker India Making India Generous Again - One Thank You at a Time
Nupur Jain Initiative Unlocking Harpic's Mission
Category: Media & Entertainment
Dhiraj Luthra Discovery Communications Integrated Marketing Campaign for Into the Wild with Rajinikanth
Karishma Kakar Mid-day Launch of the Mid-day Digital Tabloid - India's first Interactive Digital Tabloid
Nitasha Seth Netflix India Netflix MatchMaker
Nitesh S Jain Wavemaker India Performance Marketing through TV
Veeraraghavan Sundararajan Wavemaker India Netflix Quarantine weekend - Free access only for 2 days
Category: Travel & Hospitality
Twinkle Bhatia Hyper Connect Communications SodaBottleOpenerWala: Creating a social media icon 'Rustom'
Category: Real Estate
Rahul Raheja Columbia Pacific Communities LoveBeyondAge
Rahul Raheja Columbia Pacific Communities The Virtuoso Club and Serviced Residences
Category: Education
Gaurav Tyagi Interactive Avenues Unacademy Lets Crack It – Launch Campaign, and Unacademy Prodigy Campaign
Category: Telecommunication & IT
Husain Ronaq Wavemaker India Vodafone RechargeForGood - Part of being a human is about helping others!!!
Kanika Masand Dentsu Storylab PC Paathshala – pioneering an online learning ecosystem
Umesh Khandelwal Wavemaker India Vodafone-Idea Phone-Line with Google Assistant – How May I help you?
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Print
Abhishek Goyal OrComm APL Gramophone Uday
Aniket Saha Initiative Welcome the next wave of online shoppers to the Amazon platform
Karishma Kakar Mid-day Launch of the Mid-day Digital Tabloid - India's first Interactive Digital Tabloid
Rahul Raheja Columbia Pacific Communities The Virtuoso Club and Serviced Residences
Titas Jana Havas Media Voltas Adjustable Inverter AC
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Television
Dhiraj Luthra Discovery Communications Integrated Marketing Campaign for Into the Wild with Rajinikanth
Jit Sengupta ZEE Biskope ZEE Biskope Viewer Engagement Drives
Nupur Jain Initiative Unlocking Harpic's Mission
Sukanya S Wavemaker India Dark Fantasy Dessert Break and Sunfeast Marie Light Didi No1
Vibha Amaresh J Wavemaker India MTR Gulab Jamun- Celebrating Diwali with India's No.1 Gulab Jamun Mix
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Digital (Search)
Mahesh Ramanathan Interactive Avenues Johnson's Baby - Measuring Audience Movement in Consumer Journey on Search
Srinivas Seshadri Interactive Avenues Tanishq Festive Campaign
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Digital (Programmatic)
Asha Surendran Wavemaker India #SoundtrackYourFitness with Myntra and its Athleisure Paltan
Nitasha Seth Netflix India Netflix MatchMaker
Ritesh Bhatt Interactive Avenues Honda City Launch - Consolidation of Media
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Digital (Social)
Aniket Ghanwatkar Wavemaker India The case of missing Cadbury!
Jankana Kaul Natter Havells LED Ramlila
Nitasha Seth Netflix India Netflix MatchMaker
Shetanshu Dikshit ITC Foods Ltd Stay Strong Moms: Sunfeast Moms Magic
Vikram Simhan Wavemaker India Addressing Challenges of a Cookie-less World by Building APAC’s First Data Clean Room for Nokia Mobiles, an Industry First Project
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Outdoor
Aniket Ghanwatkar Wavemaker India The case of missing Cadbury!
Keya Bhatt Wavemaker India AK v/s AK Billboard campaign
Category: Rising Star for Best Strategy – Integrated
Abhishek Gupta Wavemaker India Spirit of Scotland
Dhiraj Luthra Discovery Communications Integrated Marketing Campaign for ‘Into the Wild with Rajinikanth’
Faheem Merchant Wavemaker India Making India Generous Again - One Thank You at a Time
Nupur Jain Initiative Unlocking Harpic's Mission
Veeraraghavan Sundararajan Wavemaker India Netflix Quarantine weekend - Free access only for 2 days