In Bombay Shaving Company’s latest episode of “The Barbershop with Shantanu“, the company founder and podcast host Shantanu Deshpande welcomed “ad legend” Piyush Pandey.

“Join us for an insightful conversation with Piyush Pandey, the creative genius behind some of India’s most iconic advertisements,” the company wrote. “In this episode, Piyush shares his secrets to unlocking creativity, finding inspiration, and crafting memorable campaigns that resonate with audiences nationwide. From the ads for Dairy Milk, Vodafone, Fewikwik to iconic taglines such as “Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai,” Piyush takes us on a journey through his illustrious career, offering valuable insights into the art of storytelling and brand building. Whether you’re an aspiring marketer or simply curious about the magic behind India’s biggest ads, this episode is sure to inspire and captivate.”

In his closing remarks, Piyush Pandey emphasized the value of learning from the younger generation. Reflecting on his experience playing in the Kanga League in Bombay during the monsoon season, where he once faced Sunil Gavaskar, Pandey recalled a saying: ‘Don’t think too much about the wicket, otherwise you will be half out before you start batting’.’ Addressing the youth of India directly, he encouraged them with a simple yet inspiring message: ‘If you have the urge to bat, don’t hesitate. Take your stance and swing without fear‘.

Bombay Shaving Company’s ‘Barbershop with Shantanu’ features exclusive conversations with some of the most famous personalities from various fields and provides valuable insights into their personal and professional lives.