Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) announced its TVC campaign, Aapki Gaadi ka Mr Dependable, featuring former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid as its brand ambassador. This campaign seamlessly intertwines the values of trustworthiness, dependability, and reliability exemplified by the legendary “Mr. Dependable” himself.
In a captivating narrative, the TVC showcased Dravid in various roles, from a distracted driver to a jovial dad cracking jokes, all while a prescient voiceover anticipated his every move. The overarching message was unequivocal: “Nobody knows you as well as your travel partners,” symbolizing BPCL’s unwavering commitment to customer-centricity.
The TVC culminated with Dravid’s visit to his trusted BPCL-branded petrol pump, where he expected nothing less than ‘sahi quantity, sahi quality’ delivered with ‘next-gen technology’ and ‘thoda sa extra pyaar.’ These elements underscored BPCL’s core values of quality assurance and customer-centricity.
Santosh Kumar, Executive Director Incharge (Retail) BPCL said, “This campaign captures the essence of trust, authenticity, and assurance. It offers a glimpse into the rigorous processes and quality checks that BPCL’s products undergo, reinforcing the brand’s promise of providing uncompromised quality to its customers.”
Abbas Akhtar, Chief General Manager (PR & Brand) at BPCL, expressed his excitement, stating, “Our latest TVC campaign signifies the indomitable connection between ‘Pure for Sure’ and Rahul Dravid, a genuine epitome of reliability. This campaign not only commemorates the harmonious blend of BPCL’s dedication to trust, commitment, and personalisation with Rahul Dravid’s dependable persona, but also conveys our unwavering commitment to consistently deliver excellence to our esteemed customers.”
Ashwin Varkey, Creative Director at Fatmen Ideas, which conceptualized the campaign, shared his thoughts, saying, “Bharat Petroleum’s foundation has always been rooted in a deep understanding of its customers. Our innovative approach was to demonstrate the remarkable connection between individuals and their vehicles, emphasizing our commitment to understanding our customers on a personal level. In terms of execution, our vision was to create a joyful and relatable cinematic experience, with Rahul Dravid portraying a range of endearing characters.”