Licence to Spit? Twitter destroys Pierce Brosnan's 'Pan Bahar' ad
On Friday, fans of James Bond star Pierce Brosnan were in for a shock! They woke up to the Hollywood actor endorsing pan masala brand Pan Bahar on the front page of few daily newspapers
James Bond star Pierce Brosnan's Pan Bahar ad. Pic/Twitter
On Friday, fans of James Bond star Pierce Brosnan were in for a shock! They woke up to the Hollywood actor endorsing pan masala brand Pan Bahar on the front page of few daily newspapers. And, no, it wasn't Photoshopped!
Pierce Brosnan, best known for his stint as the legendary British spy James Bond in the popular film franchise, features in the print ad holding a box of the pan masala, Pan Bahar, with the text below reading 'Class never goes out of style'.
Pierce Brosnan was among the top trending topics on Twitter. From users taking a dig at the ad to condemning it, here are some of the best reactions on Twitter:
Pierce Brosnan_ Pan Bahar— Lazy Cat (@DenNehaS) 7 October 2016
Pic1- when you want to kill others.
Pic2- when you want to kill yourself. ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ pic.twitter.com/V0C2hKN3HT
Pierce Brosnan.— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) 7 October 2016
Played James Bond.
Endorses Pan Bahar.
Licensed to kill.
After Pierce Brosnan and Pan PARAG, the day isn't far when the Queen will endorse P C Jewellers. ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— SUHEL SETH (@suhelseth) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan, is that you? pic.twitter.com/9osA8o8mZx— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan becomes brand ambassador for Paan Bahar Masala, waiting for Brad Pitt to endorse Shaadi. com— Sand-d Singh (@Sand_In_Deed) 7 October 2016
Breaking News: Pierce Brosnan is also going to endorse Thumbs Up.— Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) 7 October 2016
The tagline would be 'Aaj kuch thoo Paani karte hai'
Pierce Brosnan is Pan Singh Tumor.— AJ (@warpedinxs) 7 October 2016
Breaking News : Pierce Brosnan to come in a new movie 'The Adventures of Peter Paan and Captain Thook'.— Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan says the outrage has given him much to chew on, Paan unintended— Ajith (@ajith27) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan : The name is Bond and I like my pan folded not skewered.— Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) 7 October 2016
Does Pierce Brosnan know that people used to spit this same paan on his face 15 years ago when his movie posters were on walls?— Azeem Banatwalla (@TheBanat) 7 October 2016
Dear @PierceBrosnan— atul kasbekar (@atulkasbekar) 7 October 2016
I'm shaken and stirred !!!
So now before every Bollywood movie 'Pierce Brosnan' ad will be played instead of 'Gutkha Mukesh'— PhD in Bak***** !! (@Atheist_Krishna) 7 October 2016
Pretty sure Pierce Brosnan was fooled into endorsing Pan Bahar by saying that it was some exotic Himalayan Indian herb. pic.twitter.com/nijiLsOvEc— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan endorsing Pan Masala. Yeh kaise din aagaye hai! pic.twitter.com/vx6T1uqcdf— All India Bakchod (@AllIndiaBakchod) 7 October 2016
Once they made us chew cow & pig hide. Now we make them chew pan masala. Colonialism has come full circle with Pierce Brosnan & Pan Bahaar— Arnab Ray (@greatbong) 7 October 2016
As Pierce Brosnan is endorsing Pan Bahar, his new line should be -— Angry Indian Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) 7 October 2016
My name is bond, aakthoo(spits).. James Bond. pic.twitter.com/spzuA6fGFy
Trust Indians to use Pierce Brosnan to promote 'Paan Bahaar' chewing tobacco. Love to see James Bond do a 'Haath me Lota, Moun mey Paan...' pic.twitter.com/2wisfix40m— Tarek à¤¤à¤¾à¤°à¤¿à¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ Fatah (@TarekFatah) 7 October 2016
Priyanka Chopra chews Rajnigandha & now Pierce Brosnan chews Pan Bahar. Now I know why I am not successful, will start chewing gutka today.— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) 7 October 2016
Severe Bill Murray's Bob Harris from 'Lost In Translation' feel coming for Brosnan's Pan Bahar.— à¤µà¤°à¥ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂà¤£ (@varungrover) 7 October 2016
Brexit has hit UK so hard financially that James Bond has to endorse Pan Bahar. pic.twitter.com/XBDv0djE4a— à¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂà¤¾à¤° à¤²à¥ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂà¤ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ (@WoCharLog) 7 October 2016
Ajay Devgn just sent a friend request to Bond... pic.twitter.com/YNd9lhQWjK— The Viral Fever (@TheViralFever) 7 October 2016
What the...it's Jamshed Bond pic.twitter.com/1nIkRPDAl2— Kabir Taneja (@KabirTaneja) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan has taken his dialogue too far:— Yashi Singh (@AyushiYashing) 7 October 2016
“I always enjoyed learning a new tongue.” pic.twitter.com/vW5KFcSUHj
After having pan bahar .. Pierce Brosnan will say "I'm bond .... (Spit out) .... James bond"— crime master gogo (@vipul2777) 7 October 2016
Are we sure that it's Pierce Brosnan and not a fitter Kulbhushan Kharbanda? ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ https://t.co/KEbON3AY04— Puddin' (@lady_gabbar) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan is endorsing Pan Bahaar. Don't know about India but Kanpur has certainly established itself as a superpower.— Aladdin (@Alllahdin) 7 October 2016
When James Bond starts selling pan, you know the empire really has struck back. pic.twitter.com/KhgdKrVDDG— Dhruva Jaishankar (@d_jaishankar) 7 October 2016
So I'm looking at Pierce Brosnan's Pan Bahar ad and thinking someone's trying to send us a message. Too many logic gaps in the world.— samit basu (@samitbasu) 7 October 2016
Pierce Brosnan is endorsing pan bahar , i think that dude doesn't even know what is in that box. He think its m&m's.— Singha (@heisenjit) 7 October 2016
"Class never goes out of style."— Madhu Menon (@madmanweb) 7 October 2016
Until you appear in a Pan Bahar ad. pic.twitter.com/L5Q72saFaN
"I believe you hold the famous 'License To Kill' in your possession, Mr. Bond?"— Akshar (@AksharPathak) 7 October 2016
*takes out Pan Bahar from his pocket*
*130,000 people die*
Wonder if Pierce Brosnan actually tried the paan masala, suavely dusting off his hands.— Mahesh Rao (@mraozing) 7 October 2016
If you thought this wasn't enough, there's a video too!
This is Pierce Brosnan's second endorsement of an Indian product. He had earlier endorsed suiting fabric Indian brand Reid & Taylor.
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