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Watch: Neeraj Chopra’s ‘Cred’ ad creates tremendous buzz on social media

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Athlete, Olympic gold medallist, icons of the Indian youths and now an actor too! We are talking about the 23 year old Neeraj Chopra who brought laurels to the country by winning a Gold in the Tokyo Olympics and has now taken the Internet by storm. This time, it isn’t for his prowess on the field, but for his acting skills.

Neeraj Chopra has been featured in an advertisement for ‘Cred’, a credit score card control platform, and inspired and impressed tens of thousands with his acting skills. Cred is the identical platform that turned Rahul Dravid into “Indiranagar ka gunda” and Jackie Shroff right into a zumba instructor – however the advertisement starring javelin star Neeraj Chopra indicates his not one but multiple avatars.

Character portrayed by the Olympian

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The hilarious advertisement takes a dig at the media frenzy across the Olympic star, with Neeraj gambling the jobs of a journalist, a cashier, a advertising executive, a filmmaker and an aspiring javelin thrower with the same elan.

360 Degree Marketing!” he wrote while sharing the ad on Twitter.

Social media frenzy for this ad

Since being published two days ago, the video has racked up over 2 million views and 56,000 ‘likes’ on the microblogging platform.

Actor Sidharth Malhotra turned into amongst the ones impressed by the acting skills of Neeraj Chopra.

Former cricketer Virender Sehwag additionally praised the advertisement and its star.

Photographer Atul Kasbekar applauded the Olympian’s potential to laugh at himself.

Cred had previously featured Rahul Dravid in an ad that went massively viral on social media. The famously mild-mannered cricketer performed the role of a person dropping his cool in Bangalore traffic.

Speaking to the Indian Express, Ayappa KM, director of the Cred commercials, described Neeraj as “the opposite of Dravid”.

“Sometimes he would just break down in the middle of a line laughing. He just wanted to have fun, he was chilling and having a great time,” the ad director said for Neeraj Chopra.

About Cred and its advertisement

The advertisement starts with Jim Sarbh telling all the pros of Cred followed by Neeraj Chopra displaying multiple professions and personalities in a hilarious manner.

Cred is an Indian fintech company, primarily based totally in Bangalore, based in 2018, founded by Kunal Shah. CRED’s fundamental function is permitting customers to make credit score card bills through its app for which they get rewarded.

Later, CRED delivered functions to permit customers to make residence lease bills and brought short-time period credit score lines. CRED’s enterprise version and valuation has acquired grievance for being puffed up and missing a stable monetization plan.

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