Errikos Andreou /Vogue India
Pretty tough to take your eyes off 'em.
What really has people all riled up is the ad's emphasis on freedom concerning sexual choices, and what is being seen as a blatant, morally corrupt promotion of adultery and promiscuity. Let's get to the biggest objection first. The brouhaha is over whether Deepika Padukone thinks it is all right for women to cheat on their husbands.
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There are serious problems with the latest #VogueEmpower "My Choice" video, and I don't just mean the electrocuted hair. To begin with, its creators haven't identified what they are trying to achieve with this inane euphemism for a "public message", nor what their demographic really is, or rather, what it should be.
Now, Padukone is a hellishly attractive woman, and can make even a boring advert worth watching. Did Homi Adajania have to ruin it beyond any possible redemption by using the one thing that is not her asset, i.e., her voice? A badly written, illogical, and at times, nonsensical script comes off sounding ridiculous delivered in Padukone's thin, flat monotone.