Some of the world’s most famous brands are actually Indian and have made their mark on the global market, but what about all those products you thought were from another country? Let’s debunk this myth once and for all. Here are the top 10 products that you may not know are actually Indian. In fact, they’re so good, they’ve made it to the top of their respective industries! Read on to discover them!
1. Royal Enfield
Royal Enfield is an Indian motorcycle company headquartered in Chennai. It was founded in 1955. British Motorcycle Company, which is today owned by Eicher Motors Limited, an Indian automaker, was the one behind Royal Enfield. With a production run of the longest motorcycle production in the world, it remains as one of the oldest motorcycle brands on the planet.
2. Allen Solly
This brand is all-Indian and is famous for its Indian dressing of Fridays. Allen Soley is an initiative of Maura Fashion and Lifestyle and it also a division of Aditya Birla Fashion and Lifestyle, which is one of India’s largest and fastest growing fashion brands. All of these shirts and wallets are made in India, despite their high cost and fancy branding. At the end of the day, it is the work of an Indian that underlies it all.
3. Van Heusen
In Madura Fashion & Lifestyle’s initiative to produce men’s clothing, it markets T-shirts, shirts, jackets, trousers, and underwear. Madura is India’s largest and fastest-growing apparel brand, which portrays style, luxury, and comfort.
4. Jaguar and Land Rover cars
Jaguar, one of the world’s most famous car brands, is owned by Tata Motors since 2008. Jaguar was bought by Ford in 1990, and Ford also bought Land Rover from BMW. Later, he sold both Jaguar and Land Rover to Tata Motors and then Jaguar Land Rover was made and became the one design, manufacture, and sales company. It is one of the more high-end luxury car brands in India.
5. Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo Fashion Ltd sells its apparel products under the Monte Carlo brand, which was founded in 1984 by Oswal Woolen Mills Limited. It is owned by the parent company Nahar Group based in Ludhiana, Punjab.
6. Da Milano
The music sounds Italian and dignified, but what does it mean? The company takes its name from a family with Milan as their surname, who played an important role in a distant land named Muscovy. Aloisio da Milano, an Italian architect, Francesco Canova da Milano, a lute player and composer, and Giovanno da Milano, an Italian painter, were three such members of the family. They are some of the names that inspired Da Milano, which is an Indian brand. They specialize in high-end leather goods and furniture that are primarily distributed locally and internationally.
7. Peter England
Each English name makes eyebrows raise– is this from England or India? This particular brand, part of the Madura Fashion label and partnered with Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd, has grown in popularity as one of the largest men’s fashion labels in India.
8. Old Monk
Launched in 1954 and produced in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, Old Monk is a dark rum with a distinct vanilla flavor that is blended and aged for a minimum of 7 years. Founded in 1982, Old Monk has won many international medals at Monde World Selections.
Lakme is an Indian cosmetics brand owned by Hindustan Unilever and produces products for both local and international consumers. The company was started in 1952 as a subsidiary of Tata Oil Mills. The style got its name from the French opera Lakme, after Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth.
10. Louis Philippe
It is undoubtedly an Indian brand! This is another premium brand for men’s fashion, and the name was taken as an inspiration from the French King. In 1989, this brand was launched in the country by Madura Fashion and Lifestyle. Louis Philippe is a division of Madura Fashion and Lifestyle.