This brand was launched in India long back in 1903. This leading tea brand of India touches lives of more than 500 million consumers. The four sub-brands of Brooke Bond are: Brooke Bond Taj Mahal, Brooke Bond Red Label, Brooke Bond Taaza and Brooke Bond 3 Roses. Taj Mahal is targeted to ‘Aspiring’, Red Lebel to ‘Aspiring’ and Tazza & 3 Roses to ‘Striving’ segment. Please find below a 1972 Brooke Bond Tajmahal ad featuring bollywood actress Zeenat Aman.
In this ad – notice the focus on functional attributes like stronger liquor and superb taste. Later in late 1980s when tabla maestro Zakeer Hussain was employed as the face of the brand its slogan changed to: ‘Wah! Ustaad Wah! Arre huzoor, wah Taj boliye’.