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Top 8 Brands Looks Like Indian Brands But Actually They Are Foreign Brands

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We Indians are extremely picky with regards to adjusting things, yet once we like something it turns into a fundamental part of our life. There are many brands we see Indian and utilize them every day except in actuality they are foreign brands.

Here are Top 8 Brands Looks Like Indian Brands But Actually They Are Foreign Brands:

1. Bata Shoes

Since childhood we have been utilizing Bata shoes and slippers labeling it as a dependable Indian brand yet Bata Shoe Company was established in 1894 in Zlín, Czech Republic by Tomáš Baťa, his brother Antonín and his sister Anna. It has its central station in Switzerland.

2. Hindustan Unilever Ltd

The anglo-dutch Company Unilever has 67% controlling stake in Hindustan Unilever Ltd just like its holding organization.

3. Colgate

Our most loved toothpaste is made by Colgate-Palmolive an American combination which bargains underway of cleansers, toothpastes, and so forth.

4. Horlicks

Each child grew up drinking Horlicks supposing it to be an Indian Product however it is made by GlaxoSmithKline a UK Based organization.

5. Star TV

The greater part of our most loved shows have been broadcasted on Star TV giving it an Indian feel. But it is infact possessed by 21st Century Fox, the American multinational broad communications enterprise.

6. Gudang Garam Cigarettes

Seen to be an Indian brand, it is made in Indonesia.

7. Tide Detergent

Its low costs gives it a desi feel however it is made by Procter and Gamble, an American organization.

8. Bose Speakers

A typical bengali name, Bose speakers are broadly thought to be an Indian brand yet as a general rule it is most certainly not. It is an American enterprise established by Amar Bose in 1964.

posted Apr 26, 2017 by Ramya

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Indians have a gigantic interest for "branded" wares particularly in metropolitan's the place individuals appreciate an exclusive requirement of living and higher wage. The Veblen impact beats these individuals as they pursue remote brands to the detriment of Indian ones. Actually the majority of the general population follow brands which have a favor name and don't sound Indian. In any case, there are a considerable measure of brands which individuals believe are European yet are really Indian brands.

12 Brands Which People Think Are From Outside India But Are Not:

1. Jaguar Cars

Owned by Indian combination Tata, individuals confuse it for a British brand. It was obtained by TATA in 2008.

2. HiDesign

One of the greatest brand of leather bags, it is situated in Pondicherry, India.

3. Allen Solly

As opposed to its English name, it is an auxiliary of Aditya Birla Group and is it's whole garments line is produced in India.

4. Amrut Single Malt

One of the finest Single Malt bourbon on the planet, it is produced in Bangalore at Amrut refineries.

5. Da Milano

In spite of the fact that it sounds Italian, it is an Indian brand which bargains in top of the line leather accessories and home decorations in India and abroad.

6. Monte Carlo

Another brand with an Italian name, it is possessed by Ludhiana based Nahar Group. The name is simply to exploit Indians interest with foreign names.

7. Munich Polo

Inspite of its German name, it is a completely possessed Indian brand who additionally needed to speak to the Indian outlook of favoring European sounding names for their items.

8. Peter England

Another brand with an outside name, it is a piece of Aditya Birla Nuvo ltd which owns Allen Soly.

9. Flying Machine

It is totally Indian and is infact India's first homegrown denim mark and was propelled in 1980 by Arvind Lifestyle Brand Ltd.

10. Royal Enfield

Once a British organization, it is presently a backup of Eicher Motors Limited and has producing units in Chennai.

11. Louis Philippe

Another brand with a stunning outside name, it is also owned by Madura Fashion and Lifestyle, a part of Aditya Birla Nuvo ltd.

12. American Swan

An absolutely Indian organization, it offers pants, coats and an entire pack of other fashion accessories on the online.


1) Raja Harishchandra was the first Indian film in the year 1913.

The film marked a historic benchmark in the Indian film industry. Only one print of the film was made and shown at the Coronation Cinematograph. It was a commercial success and paved the way for everything that makes up Indian cinema today.

2) Alam Ara  was the first Indian talkie in the year 1931.

The film that gave the medium of cinema a voice was a period fantasy about an ageing king and his two rival queens. The film took months to make because of hazardous recording conditions and the secrecy surrounding the project.

3) Kisan Kanya (1937) was the First colour film of India.

Kisan Kanya was a 1937 Hindi Cine colour feature film which was directed by Moti B. Gidwani and produced by Ardeshir Irani of Imperial Pictures.The film unfolded the poor plight of a farmer and the consequences he faces for being a peasant. The film was not a commercial success but is remembered for being the country’s first colour film.

4) Dhoop Chhaon (1935) was the First playback song  

One of the most important developments in Indian cinema was the introduction of playback singing. Rai Chand Boral was the first to use the systematic technique of playback singing in the film Dhoop Chhaon. Prior to this, actors would sing live on the set and that was recorded just like dialogues.

5) Apradhi (1931) - First Indian film to be shot with artificial lights

One of the most iconic personalities in Indian cinema, PC Barua is also noted for being the first to use artificial lights while filming. He observed the production techniques in a London studio and bought lighting equipment used in the studio. The first film from his studio Apradhi, directed by Debaki Bose, was made using artificial lights.


6) Sangam (1964) - First film to be shot abroad

Raj Kapoor's Sangam had various scenes shot in Europe. The cinema goers at that time would queue up just to see the foreign locales in motion picture. 

7) First on-screen kiss --  Marthanda Varma (1933)

The second Malayalam feature film, Marthanda Varma, released in 1933 and raised a lot of eyebrows for showing a kiss between the lead actors. Later that year, Devika Rani and Himanshu Rai also shared a four-minute-long kiss in the Hindi movie, Karma.

8) Bhakta Vidur in 1921 was the first film to face a ban

This film directed by Kanjibhai Rathod came in the wake of the Rowlatt Act which put restrictions on Indian imports. This mythological allegory alluded directly to political issues of the day and was banned in Madras and Karachi.


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