Umang Jain is an Indian model turned actor. She is best known for her Cadbury Shubh Aarambh’s commercial. She became a popular face after Cadbury’s commercial where a boy flirts with a teenage girl saying “Meri Maa Kehti Hai.. Har Shubh Kaam Se Pahle Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye ( My mother says that we should have sweets before starting anything new)”. And the girl replies with irritating looks “Kya Me Aapko Janti Hun ? (Do I know you ?)” . This commercial was a big hit and a it was a new concept on its own. Umang’s attitude, teenage look and attires were appreciated a lot.
Umang was born on January 08, 1995. She belongs to Mumbai. She was an active student who participated in dance and other extra curricular activities a lot.She was the Inter School Dance Winner in Mumbai. However she was never formally trained in dancing but she always represented her school in classical shows and won many awards.
Camera facing is not new for Umang. She started her career as a child actor in serials like Justajoo, Karishma Ka Karishma, Gharwali Uparwali and Sunaina. She started working for serials as a child artist at the age of 10. However, her big break on small screen came later on in 2010, through a teen sitcom, Sunaina, which was aired on Pogo channel. The show garnered the talented Umang many accolades from the viewers.
She debuted on silver screen with LOVE BREAKUPS ZINDAGI produced by Dia Mirza and Zayed Khan followed by Shubh Mukerjee’s Shakal Pe Mat Ja. Umang has done done more than 60 television commercials along with short films, video albums and print promos. Most famous and successful ads include Cadburys, Airtel, Docomo, Sony Handycam campaigns, and the recent good day biscuits.
List of Commercials
Some of the popular commercials of Umang’s are for the brands like Pond’s Facewash, MTS, Sony Handycam, Hair N Care, Max New York Life, SBI, Tata Docomo, Moserbaer, Medimix Soap, Castrol, Maggie, Britannia Good Day, ITC Classmate Notebooks, Red Label, Boroline Suthol, Nihar – Shanti Amla, Dabur, Domino’s, L.G., Britannia NutriChoice Multigrain Thins, Himalaya Facewash, Kumarika Hair Oil, Mederma, Nokia Lumia 800, Britannia Bourbon Cappuccino, Videocon d2h HD, Cadbury, KOPIKO, Hindalco, Parachute Advansed Jasmine, Whisper, Zapak and the list goes on and on. She has also done several print ads and promos for media channels like NDTV and MTV.
Umang Jain in Cadbury ad.