Manmohan Anchan is a senior advertising professional with an illustrious career.

He spent 15 years with Ogilvy and Mather Advertising, by the end of which he had been Creative Director for 8 years and a national creative resource.

Some of his work on clients like Titan Watches, Allen Solly, Lee, Louis Philippe, TVS, IBM, 3M, Indigo Nation, Scullers, Reliance Trends, Wipro Technologies and Hindustan Levers has been commended at prestigious international advertising awards like The One Show (New York), Cannes, New York Art Director’s Index, and Clio.

Manmohan has been on the jury at the Asia Pacific Ad Festival 2002, ABBY Mumbai 2008 and Bangalore Advertising Awards 2000 & 2004.

Photography and film-making are crafts he has honed over the years, having directed over 25 advertising films and numerous photography assignments.

A passionate artist, his interests include painting, sketching and sculpture. His bronze sculptures occupy pride of place in the permanent collection at The Lalit Kala Academi. He has won the Kerala State Film Award as Best Art Director 2005 for a Malayalam feature film.

In 2004 Manmohan founded Temple Advertising, a boutique agency that was later acquired by WPP. He served as Chief Creative Officer at Bates CHI & Partners from 2014 to 2017.

Brand Works

Idea + Art

These are my twin building blocks. Where there’s an idea, there are many possibilities. When there’s a visual thought, there are many expressions.

And they can take any communication form. Unlocking a brand’s visual language, advertising campaigns, TV or digital films, photography, murals, sculptures, illustrations . . . if it can be imagined it can be done.