Gopi Kukde' is a veteran of the Indian advertising industry. His most innovative and successful creations is the Onida Devil. He is a Gold medalist from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art for his college campaign for the film Meera, by Gulzar. His career marked his association with leading ad agencies like Chaitra, Clarion and Everest, and JWT.
In 1982, he founded Advertising Avenues, with two others. Campaigns he has contributed to include Asian Paints, Glaxo, etc.