First salaries are always of paramount importance and most of us remember our first salaries as that’s the first time we ever do something on our own. Everyone starts from somewhere and even if the amount is extremely small, it changes the course of our life and gives us the biggest sense of growing up.
However, sharing first salaries recently became a trend on Twitter and people started sharing their first salaries. From journalists to film directors to movie stars, everyone started from somewhere and followed the trend along with sharing their first salaries on Twitter.
After all, everyone remembers their ‘firsts’!
So, here’s how actors did odd jobs for making money and now after years, they have come a long way.
Fukrey actor Pulkit Samrat took to Twitter and wrote, “First Salary- ₹ 1500 Age- 16, Selling petro cards at gas stations.”
Check out the tweet here-
First Salary- ₹ 1500
Selling petro cards at gas stations. https://t.co/ncJS45x0Of
Indian film director and producer, Anubhav Sinha earned only Rs 80 with his first job and now he has given us films like Mulk, Thappad, and Article 15.
First Salary- Rs 80
Arithmetic tuition to a class 7 student to earn for my smoking in the Engg college. https://t.co/SmxrV3E2Xf
Actress Sayani Gupta also shared that she was in Sales and Marketing while her first salary was Rs 12,500.
First Salary- Rs 12,500/-
Marketing and Sales Executive in a Publishing House/Infrastructure Research Firm. https://t.co/cwr1BDs5bi
Ali Fazal who won our hearts by playing the role of Guddu Pandit in Mirzapur revealed that he worked at a call center to pay his college fees.
First salary - 8000/-
Age - 19
Call centre during college to fund college fee. https://t.co/z2julqM576
DJ Paroma took to Twitter revealing her first salary was Rs.30,000 when she was 18years. She wrote, “As a Cabin crew, which then grew to about a lac a month and then dropped to Rs.4,000 at the age of 23 when I started my career as a DJ.”
First Salary - Rs.30,000
Age - 18
As a Cabin crew, which then grew to about a lac a month and then dropped to Rs.4,000 at the age of 23 when I started my career as a DJ https://t.co/CEA0dgjQvB
Actress Nimrat Kaur also took to Twitter and said that she was a part of a music skit where she earned Rs 10,000 as her first salary.
First Salary : 10,000/-
Age : 17
Musical skit for a car launch at the Auto Expo Delhi used to open my first bank account. https://t.co/k3Kerh34KF
Actor Sharad Kelkar revealed that he earned Rs 2500 bucks as a gym instructor.
First salary - Rs. 2500
"Age - 18"
Recently, Indian film director, Hansal Mehta who is the director of Scam 1992, Citylights, Omerta, and Chhalaang revealed that he was a salesperson when he was 16 years old and earned Rs 450.
First salary- Rs.450pm
Salesperson at Intershoppe Kemp's Corner selling Fu's jeans and casual wear to earn money for my junior college wardrobe. https://t.co/TYiJi9dQPR
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