These Pakistani TV Ads Have Seriously Gone A Little Too Far, It's Cringy AF

By Arslan Athar | 28 Jun, 2017

Pakistani TV ads. We’ve all seen them and we all have many thoughts about them. Some of pretty alright, they do their job and get the message across. Others are just all sorts of¬†chamak dhamak¬†and some totally unnecessary load of emotions.

 

The first offender has to be none other than Tarang

What does Tarang sell? Doodh for chai. 

So, it totally makes sense for their ads to look like this:

Tarang is a serial offender, each ad is bigger, bolder and so much more glitzy than the last. Take a look for yourself.

This particular ad has an all-star cast: Humaima Malik, Taimoor Danish and a cameo by Fahad Mustafa. Movie hai ke ad? 

Next up is mere des ka biscuit Gala.

Well, you have to got o hand it to them, that song is SO FREAKING CATCHY

Then we have Dostea, who made a WHOLE ad series which culminated with this ad

Extravagant shaadi, wohoo! Are you noticing a trend here. Dance numbers and chai biskoot walay ads seem to go hand in hand.

Shaadi se yaad aya, National Food Masalay is pretty high on the culprits list too.

This ad definitely resonated with the many dramaybaaz of the country, and re-introduced Chitta Kukar as a shaadi song but still. All that hungama for some chaat masala? 

If there’s anything other than a¬†shaadi¬†that can unite Pakistan, its Eid. National Foods gave the country this ‘heartwarming’ and incredibly unrealistic ad.¬†

Don’t worry Cadbury, we didn’t forget you.¬†

After all, you reminded us all that a¬†bahu¬†with a¬†dupatta¬†is the way into a stone cold¬†saas’s¬†heart

Satrangi came out with this ad for Eid this year.

The only redeeming factor: Hadiqa Kiani’s song. Literally that’s it

McDonald’s also joined the cringe-fest with this ‘amazing’ ad.

Pehla pyaar, woh bhi McDonalds. Baji have you had the thailay fries like EVER?

Biscuit tou hum araam se nahin bech saktay 

 

Scratch that, hum koi cheez bhi araam se nahin bech saktay

 

Let’s not forget the seriously cringy condom ads that Mathira stars in, that parody other popular ads

 

So, Pakistan, as you can see we have a problem

But what do we do about it? These ads are so much fun to watch, get shocked by and then hate on. What Pakistani ads do you think are a little too much?

 

I Just Saw Mathira’s Cringy New Condom Ad And I Have SO ūü§Ē MANY ūü§Ē Questions ūü§Ē

 


Cover image via: DKT Pakistan / YouTube

Share This

More Recent Stories

‚ÄėPakistan Needs Youth‚Äô; This Heart-warming DVC By Akzo Nobel Pakistan On 75th Independence Day Will Melt Your Hearts

13 Aug, 2022
Dinly

5 benefits of living in Islamabad and 3 downsides

10 Aug, 2022
Dinly

This Is How You Can Always Keep A Part Of Home Wherever You Go

1 Aug, 2022
Dinly

Hira Mani And Her Being Emotionally Correct: Why Do Cybercitizens Think She Needs Help

27 Jul, 2022
Dinly

SnackVideo’s Commendable Efforts In Promoting Pakistan’s Beautiful Landscapes

KARACHI July 13th, 2022 – Fast growing content-sharing platform, SnackVideo, inspired by the vision of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporati...

27 Jul, 2022
Fashion

Digital Printed Shirts By Ideas Pret – Daily Wear For Women

27 Jul, 2022