All of the celebrities in the entertainment industry make a lot of money from movies. Stars, who live a lavish lifestyle, make a lot of money not just from movies but also from ads and brand endorsements. From Indian artists to global celebrities, huge business owners enlist the services of artists to get their products or brands in front of the public. The key rationale for utilizing these celebrities’ faces on numerous products is their large fan base. People not only follow these movie stars, but they are so influenced by them that their impact can be seen in the sales of any goods.
In such a situation, many performers are quite cautious about the advertisements they choose. On the one hand, many well-known musicians are chastised for their advertisements, while others refuse to accept millions of dollars in advertisements in the name of their values and the interests of their fans. Let’s have a look at such stars of the Indian entertainment industry who kicked millions for morality.
Action hero John Abraham is not just health-conscious but also concerned about the well-being of others. To be healthy, the actor follows a fairly stringent diet. According to reports, John has received advertising bids from a number of tobacco and alcohol companies. He, on the other hand, refused to do such commercials because of his beliefs.
Kareena Kapoor, better known in Bollywood as Bebo, has declined to appear in commercials for poultry goods. According to rumors in the media, a company selling chicken goods offered her commercials for crores. However, the actress, who is now a vegetarian, has declined to appear in the commercial.
This list also includes Sai Pallavi, a well-known actress from the South Indian cinema industry. The actress set an example by refusing to appear in a commercial for fairness lotion. According to reports, the actress was offered Rs 2 crore for this advertisement, but she declined.
Sushant Singh Rajput:
Sushant Singh Rajput, a well-known actor who passed away in 2020, had similarly refused to appear in advertising for a fairness cream. According to reports, the actor was offered a deal of around 15 crores for this commercial. However firm on his convictions Sushant Singh Rajput did not participate in it.
Anushka Sharma, a Bollywood fame, has also refused to appear in advertising for a fairness cream. In fact, the actress declined the ad for fairness cream because she believes that such items contribute to societal bigotry.
Ranbir Kapoor, a Bollywood actor who just married, has likewise declined to appear in advertising for fairness creams. The actor believes that such items encourage racism. He gave down a Rs 9 crore advertising deal because of this principle.