Lucknow, April 22, 2011: Now you can ‘Dew it like Salman Khan!’ After the launch of Mountain Dew’s latest commercial featuring Salman Khan and the new, exciting adventure sport of wingsuit flying; Mountain Dew brings alive a “Daring” thrill for its consumers. One does not have to travel to New Zealand like Salman to test the adventure quotient and discover their ‘Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai’ moment. Mountain Dew now gives the people of Lucknow a never seen before opportunity to face their fears and dare to go beyond with the Xtreme Fall activation at Moti Mahal, Saharaganj on the 22nd and 23rd of April.
As part of Mountain Dew’s Xtreme Fall experience, a crane will lift you to a 50 feet height and all that needs to be done is … FALL! Consumers who complete the task also win themselves a certificate proving their fearlessness and a video via Facebook that captures the jump. So feel the adrenaline pumping through with the Mountain Dew Xtreme Fall activation that takes place under strict professional supervision.
Alpana Titus, Category Marketing Director (Flavoured Carbonated Drinks), PepsiCo India Beverages said, ““Mountain Dew campaigns are all about ultimate adventure and daring. We have received a tremendous response to our new thematic campaign with Salman Khan, and now our on-ground activation, Xtreme Fall takes the campaign ‘Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai’ to the next level by recreating a differentiated and thrilling experience for our consumers. With The Xtreme Fall, the participant will not only get to experience the adventure but also get certification for completion of the 50 feet fall under professional supervision. The activity will proceed in phases across the country giving Mountain Dew fans an opportunity to overcome their fears, test their boundaries and ‘Do the Dew” !”
All India, Mountain Dew will sample to 8 lac consumers over a period of April - May. So Dewholics, can you rise above your fears? Visit Facebook.com/MountainDewIndia and find out where to catch the Xtreme Fall action this weekend.
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Feroza Khan
General Manager - Corporate
+91 98187 63772
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