Bhardwaj, who left McCann last year to join Rediff, has returned to the agency. He left McCann as creative director, joined Rediff in the same capacity, and is back again to McCann in the same role.
With an experience of almost 10 years in the advertising business, he started his career with O&M as a creative consultant in 1998. In 2003, he moved to McCann as creative team leader. He was there with the agency till 2007, and stepped down as creative director. In mid 2007, he joined Rediff.
He has received various awards at the Bangalore Ad Club and Kolkata Ad Club. His work for the Ponds Black Head Remover print campaign has featured in the Lurzer's Archive. He has also won a gold at the Radio Mirchi Kaan Awards for his radio spots on Chlormint.