The Surf ad was simple enough. Little Sanju comes home with his lunch all over his school shirt and mummy gives him hell for it. But a voice-over soon lays the housewifeÃÂs temper to rest, explaining what SurfÃÂs latest detergent does to curry.
The 35-second spot was one of Vidya BalanÃÂs very first acting roles. What followed were an eclectic mixÃÂan idli ad, the critically acclaimed role in Parineetha and two Filmfare awards, and Lage Raho Munnabhai. Sanju`s mom has come a long way and we have the journey in pictures.
Text: Govind Vijaykumar
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