“Railway Tracks Not Meant For Jogging,” IRAS Officer Slams Milind Soman’s Puma Ad; Netizens: “Don’t See Any Issue”

IRAS Officer reacted to the latest Puma ad.

by Shreya Ghosh
“Railway Tracks Not Meant For Jogging,” IRAS Officer Slams Milind Soman’s Puma Ad; Netizens: “Don’t See Any Issue”

Have you seen the recent advertisement for Puma? Known as one of the biggest sportswear manufacturers in the world, Puma’s latest advertisement features Milind Soman. The advertisement shows Milind jogging in different places wearing Puma’s shoes and sportswear. It was released quite some time ago. This ad has sparked a debate on social media platforms after a railway officer criticised it.

IRAS Officer Reacted To Puma Ad Featuring Milind Soman

Taking to X, Ananth Rupanagudi (@Ananth_IRAS) shared his opinion and commented on this viral Puma ad.

The advertisement begins with an aerial shot showing a lush green landscape. It then proceeds to show Milind preparing for his early morning run. First, he can be seen running on a concrete road. This is followed by him running on an empty land surrounded by trees. The ad concludes with Milind running on a railway track. The IRAS officer slammed the shot of the actor-model running on a railway track.

He reacted to it stating that he has a problem with this ad. The officer added that railway tracks are not meant for jogging and it is treated as trespassing. Mr. Ananth Rupanagudi pointed out that Milind should have verified all these things before shooting this advertisement. Lastly, he requested the brand, Puma, to add a disclaimer to this ad. With his X post, he wanted to focus on how it is not right to show someone jogging or running on railway tracks.

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Netizens Respond To The IRAS Officer’s X Post

Posted a couple of days ago, the X post slamming Puma ad featuring Milind Soman has grabbed the attention of social media users. According to the reactions and comments of X users, most of them did not find any fault with the advertisement or the actor-model running on railway tracks. Instead, many started to complain about some railway services while replying to this X post. Here’s what Netizens said about the officer’s comment about the ad.

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What are your views on this Puma ad featuring Milind Soman? Do you agree with the IRAS officer’s comment on this advertisement?

Cover Image Courtesy: X/ Ananth Rupanagudi (@Ananth_IRAS)

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