Cannes Lions update: Big wins for India

Indian agencies won 23 metals at Cannes, including 6 golds. McCann and Taproot won two gold Lions each, with both of McCann's wins coming in the Press category. Taproot won one gold in both Press and Design. Ogilvy & Mather won a gold Lion in the Design and Grey Worldwide earned a gold Press Lion.

With these wins, the total number of metals won by Indian agencies reached 32. The highest number of metals won by India previously is 25 in 2009.

 Cannes Lions update: Big wins for India

As of now, with shortlists for Film and Filmcraft categories yet to be announced, this is what the Cannes leaderboard for Indian agencies looks like.

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So as of now, it seems to be a two-horse race for the bragging rights for the Indian agency of this year's Cannes Awards between Ogilvy (73 points) and Taproot (58 points).

Here's a look at the gold-winning work.

Grey Worldwide won a gold Press Lion for its Duracell advertisement

Grey Worldwide won a gold Press Lion for its Duracell advertisement

McCann Worldgroup, for its Penguin Audiobooks press campaign

McCann Worldgroup, for its Penguin Audiobooks press campaign

Taproot India won a gold Lion for its Times of India campaign in both Press and Design

Taproot India won a gold Lion for its Times of India campaign in both Press and Design

Ogilvy & Mather won a gold for their LED torch daylight campaign

Ogilvy and Mather won a gold for their LED torch daylight campaign

Updated Date: Dec 21, 2014 04:19:39 IST