Top 10 Paint Brands in India – Choose the Best Pain Companies

By | August 16, 2019

Home is a basic necessity for all. We all dream of possessing a niche of our own at one point in our lives and thrive to achieve for the same. To make our home look more appealing, we carefully decide about the various factors which are important for constructing a house or purchasing a flat of our own. Paint is one such important factor which can bring a significant difference in the appearance of our property. Not only personal homes but any building, be it a hotel, a restaurant, a school or an office, the owner must select the brand of paint only after comparing the various options available in the market.

The best wall paints brands available in India

List of Best Paint Brands in India for Wall Painting

When it’s time to give a new look to the home’s wall then choose the best paint company. Here we present a list of the top ten paint brands which have huge sales and popularity in our country.

Asian Paints

Asian Paints

Asian Paints is the country’s largest paint selling company. Not only in the country, but this 75-year-old brand also ranks in the top ten paint brands of the world. It has a worldwide presence as it operates from16countries across the globe. Moreover, the products of Asian Paints are sold in more than sixty-five countries. Asian Paints Tractor Emulsion is a popular washable paint for interior walls. Asian Paints Royale Luxury and Asian Paints Royale Shyne are premium paints for interior walls with a minimum price of Rs450 per litre.

Berger Paints

Berger Paints

The second-largest paint company in India, Berger Paints India Limited has been into operation for over 90 years in the country. It is amongst the five best in the continent and the fifteen best paint brands of the world and is present in eight countries for its worldwide operations. The brand has established twenty paint manufacturing factories throughout the globe. Berger Easy Clean is an affordable washable paint for interior walls.

Kansai Nerolac Paints

Kansai Nerolac Paints

Market leader in industrial coatings, Kansai Nerolac is going to complete an entire century of its operations in India in 2020. The company has been rewarded with various awards in the last decade. Nerolac Impressions HD, one of its renowned products has bagged the Most Innovative Product of the Year award in recent years. Safety Systems Excellence, Achieving Quality Targets and Quality Performance are some of the other categories of award-winning performances by the brand. Nerolac Beauty Gold and Nerolac Beauty Smooth are two washable paints for your interior walls which come at a price range of Rs 220 -280 per litre.

Dulux Paints (Akzo Nobel)

Dulux Paints

Incorporated in 1792, the headquarters of Akzo Nobel is situated in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Akzo Nobel (India) Ltd came into effect in 1993. The company has a wide variety of brands and caters to the needs of all categories of industries including aerospace, automotive, chemical industry, domestic appliances, electronics, oil and gas etc. Some of the globally renowned brands of the company include Dulux, International, Interpon and Sikkens. Dulux Velvet Touch is a popular and premium washable paint for interior walls.

Shalimar Paints

Shalimar Paints

Established by Britishers in 1902 in Howrah, West Bengal, the company was first of its kind in entire South-East Asia. Today the company has over thirty depots and five thousand dealers across the country. Four redistribution centres of  Shalimar Paints are located at Howrah in the east, Bhiwandi in the west, Sikandrabad in North and Chennai in the southern part of India.

Jenson and Nicholson Paints

Jenson and Nicholson Paints

Jenson and Nicholson India (Ltd) established by John Jenson and Wilfred Nicholson in 1922 is the second oldest paint company in India. The annual turnover of the company ranges from 50 crores to 100 crores. The various products on offer by the company are interior paints and emulsions, exterior paints and emulsions, wood paints, undercoat putty, industrial aluminium paints, undercoat primers, enamels etc.


Snowcem Paint Logo

Snowcem is renowned for its paints for exterior walls. Some of the products include Unigloss (for ultimate surface protection), Pentasia (premium emulsion), Snowcryl (weatherproof emulsion) and Spandex Matt (for superior finish). There are five interior emulsion products offered by the company. They are Zenita (ultimate luxury emulsion), Celeste (for a silky smooth finish), Sentino (premium acrylic finish)and Snowpearl as super-rich paint and acrylic distemper. Snowglo is a premium gloss enamel product. Apart from these, the brand has four kinds of primers, two kinds of putty cement paints and snowcare range on offer.


Nippon Paints

The products include interior wall paints, exterior wall paints, wood and metal paints construction solutions and primers. Under interior paints, Nippon provides Kidz-all-in-one paint. The name itself indicates the paint has been specially made keeping in mind infants, toddlers and preschoolers in mind. The product ensures clean air, is safe to touch and thus enhances children’s creativity skills through its anti-stain characteristic feature. Odourless air-care, Momento Dzine, Satin Glo Prime, Satin Glo+, Satin Glo Aura, Spotless Nxt, Matex Gold, Vinilex, Breeze are few other interior walls paints provided by Nippon paints.

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Sheenlac Paints

Sheenlac Paints Logo

Founded in 1962, the brand Sheenlac has come up with four warehouses, 23 branches and 15000 dealers in the country. The company provides mainly three categories of products viz., wood finishes, decorative paints and auto finishes which caters to the requirements of the automotive market. The brand has multiple awards to its credit including the Excellent Performance award and Outstanding Women entrepreneur award.

British Paints

British Paints

British Paints has completed 100years in 2019, though it came into practice in India in 1947. The company has over fifty branches, more than 12000 channel partners and over 5000 projects to its credit. The company specializes in broadly two categories, i.e, decorative paints which includes exterior emulsions, interior emulsions, enamel paint, distemper, wall primers, metal primers, wood finishes and many more and the other category is industrial products. Services like information on paints advisable as per Feng Shui and Vastu and painting tips are also provided by the company.

Quick Overview of Top Paint Brands in India

SL. No. Brand Name Establishment Year Head Quarter Toll-Free number
1 Asian Paints 1942 Mumbai 1800-209-5678
2 Berger Paints 1923 West Bengal, India 1800-103-6030
3 Kansai Nerolac Paints 1920 Mumbai, India 1800-209-2092
4 Dulux Paints 1931 United Kingdom 1800-103-7373
5 Shalimar Paints 1942 Mumbai, India 1800-209-5678
6 Jenson and Nicholson 1922 Gurgaon, India +91-124 -456-7777
7 Snowcem 2004 Greater Noida, India 1800-22-5379
8 Nippon 1937 Shiodome, Japan 1800-425-3636
9 Sheenlac Paints 1962 Cheenai, India 1800-425-1700
10 British Paints 1923 Kolkata, India 1800-011-1300

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