Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra joins Jim Sarbh in the new CRED campaign

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As IPL returned for its second innings, CRED released a new ad film featuring Jim Sarbh and Neeraj Chopra. Written by EarlyMan Film, the CRED ad marks Chopra’s debut in advertisements.

CRED is back with its news IPL 2021  campaign – CRED: Great for the Good. As the second installment of this year’s IPL kicks off, CRED ropes in India’s Olympic hero Neeraj Chopra. After the campaign with Rahul Dravid from earlier this year, Jim Sarbh is back this time as well highlighting CRED’s features.  

The first ad film will see Jim Sarbh engaging with the audience and highlighting the countless benefits of being a CRED member and Neeraj Chopra, the ‘Javelin Star’, in a completely different avatar.  

The creative minds at Super Team also produced and directed these ad films. The campaign was conceptualized by Tanmay Bhat, Devaiah Bopanna, Puneet Chadha, Deep Joshi, and Vishal Dayama and written by EarlyMan Film. To set the tone of the campaign right, Karan Malhotra lent his expertise to compose the music for the films. 

On the latest ad campaign, Kunal Shah, Founder, and CEO, CRED, said “We are happy to continue our partnership with IPL as it returns this year. At CRED, our vision is to build a trustworthy community. In this campaign, we aim to solidify our message  of financial literacy and educate the viewers on the benefits of practicing responsible financial behavior.”

On his association with CRED on the latest ad campaign, Neeraj Chopra, the Javelin Gold Medalist at Tokyo Olympics, said “I am very happy to be associated with CRED, which aims at building a community of disciplined, trustworthy, and creditworthy people. Playing the part in this ad film was a totally different and entertaining  experience and I hope the audiences enjoy this side of me!”

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Ayappa, Director & Co-Founder, EarlyMan Film, said “With IPL coming back, we are excited to collaborate with India’s favorite heroes and make them do quirky things for CRED. I hope the audience enjoys CRED’s latest ad-films as they have in the past.”

The first film goes live on the day of the first match of the IPL season. Not just players, CRED members also stand a chance to win big as they pay off their credit card bills in a timely manner to earn CRED coins which they can use to win unmatched cashbacks and rewards during the IPL season.


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