The Missing Dulha campaign by HDFC Life takes a unique approach to educate viewers on life insurance


New Delhi, February 27, 2023: HDFC Life, one of India’s leading life insurers, endeavors to educate consumers by creating differentiated content about its diverse suite of products in a manner that is both informative as well as entertaining.

With its latest campaign, ‘The Missing Dulha’, HDFC Life aims to create awareness of the importance of life insurance and its various product categories through a set of ten films with the help of a story that revolves around a groom who goes missing on his wedding day.

Aptly titled ‘The Missing Dulha’, these ten-byte-sized films humorously capture the nuances behind a classic Indian family wedding, the various characters, and their idiosyncrasies. Each film ends with a cliffhanger to keep the audience interested in what’s coming next while communicating a feature of life insurance plans in a unique and humorous manner.

Life insurance is a must-have product for all individuals for their financial security and fulfillment of future financial goals, enabling them to face life’s challenges and live with pride. Through this campaign, HDFC Life aims to deliver the message of how life insurance and its benefits are important for individuals in a simple yet relatable way.

Speaking on this unique campaign, Vishal Sabharwal – Chief Marketing Officer & Group Head – Strategy, at HDFC Life, said “One of the barriers to life insurance penetration in India has been the fact that the category benefits are not fully appreciated by potential consumers. Our purpose as an organization has been to simplify products and come up with features that make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers. The challenge put forth to the marketing team was to demystify life insurance and do it in a manner that makes the category appeal to a wider audience pool.

With this objective, we have launched ‘The Missing Dulha’ a first-of-its-kind, 10-part ad series which brings to the forefront the nuances of various life insurance product categories in a manner that is interesting and easy to understand. We believe this unique approach coupled with the right dose of humor set in a typical Indian wedding scenario, makes the film relatable to a large section of Indian consumers. We hope this campaign will go a long way in educating consumers about the importance of life insurance products and their features.”

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