Mumbai: Hansa Research’s Brand Endorser Report has ranked Amitabh Bachchan as the most recognised celebrity in the country with a very high all-India rank. He is ahead of favourites who are younger and probably more active in their fields, such as MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan.
The celebrities are tracked on various metrics like likability, social media influence, perception, marketing potential, recognition, etc., which make up their final BE Score. With the highest score in the all India rank BE score, Bacchchan was ranked third in the West and North Zones, ninth in the South Zone and eleventh in the East Zone.
The Brand Endorser is a comprehensive report of intensive research conducted across 36 Indian cities. According to the research, Bachchan has the highest-ever recognition score of 92 per cent, making him the most well-known personality in the nation. He is seen as a global personality who is self-made, relatable, influential, energetic, fit, as well as sophisticated and reliable. He is a fascinating brand ambassador for a variety of products because of these features.
Commenting on the significance of the report, Hansa Research chief executive officer Praveen Nijhara said, "Our study Brand Endorser is a holistic and comprehensive assessment of the value that an endorser brings to a brand. The study aids marketers to take informed decisions and improve the overall return of investment (ROI) in celebrity engagement."
As the "Shahenshah" of Bollywood, he has a strong presence and mark in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
At the age of 79, Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most ubiquitous personalities, endorsing various brands, providing voiceovers with his trademark baritone, acting in diverse Indian & Hollywood films, and hosting one of the longest-running game shows on Indian television.