Here’s what Pan Bahar has to say to trolls who couldn’t stand Pierce Brosnan in their ad

Pierce Brosnan was trolled mercilessly for Pan Bahar ad.

By: Express Web Desk | Published:October 10, 2016 7:23 pm
Pierce Brosnan's Pan Bahar ad Pierce Brosnan’s Pan Bahar ad

On October 7, many woke up to Pierce Brosnan aka James Bond staring at them with Pan Bahar’s tin-can in his hand as he appeared in its ad published in a national daily. Indian Internet trolled him mercilessly and he was trending on social media through the day. He also did a video for the company wherein he can be seen pulling his Bond-like stunts and concluding with the statement, “Pan Bahar. Class never goes out of style.”

A lot of people on social media asked if he even knew what he was endorsing referring to tobacco content. Many were disappointed with him endorsing a product that’s ‘injurious to health’.

Responding to these comments on social media, the company has issued a statement saying that Pan Bahar is a Pan masala, a mouth freshener, and has no tobacco content present in it. They even shared a certificate for the declaration of no tobacco and no nicotine.

Here’s what they wrote:

“As we support our country’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, we are proud to have Mr. Brosnan on board and would like to thank him for lending his image for the short film of Pan Bahar and taking the brand to next level while making it classier with his elegance and style. There is rave on social media regarding the new (ad) however we believe there is lack of awareness about the product that Mr. Brosnan has done a short film for – a Pan Masala (Indian mouth freshener) which has Betelnut, Lime, Catechu, Cardamom seeds, Sandal wood oil, and Kewara in it and there is NO Tobacco No Nicotine content in this product. Also confirming there is no tobacco product under this brand name… attached (is) the certificate for the declaration of NO Tobacco, No Nicotine from the brand. We need to convey the same to media so that they are aware of the fact before publishing any negative comments.”

declaration-copy

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    Jim
    Oct 11, 2016 at 5:19 am
    STUPID TWITTERATI SHOT OFF THEIR MOUTHS ONCE AGAIN W/O UNDERSTANDING
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      Arup Gope
      Oct 21, 2016 at 9:37 am
      What about Swacch Bharat? The most dirty things you are spreading Pan Bahar. Pan Ma should be banned immediately.
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        vardhan
        Oct 11, 2016 at 3:33 am
        Hmmm,this company is talking about commitment towards 'Make in India' but ignoring most important program 'Swachch bharat abhiyaan'......What a hypocrisy?
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          vardhan
          Oct 11, 2016 at 3:30 am
          Jains are generally non violent persons and they hardly kill any living beings ,but the owner of this company is killing hundreds of people for self interest.lt;br/gt;I like the peaceful ideology of Jainism but it should be followed in true spirit
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            Bhains
            Oct 10, 2016 at 8:13 pm
            Hahaha, bhains ke aage bin baja rahe hain pan bahar waale,
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              Anandaroop Datta
              Oct 20, 2016 at 9:03 pm
              Doesnot contains?? Looks like i am readong things wrongly.
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