You know how they say that everyone starts from somewhere? Well, this turned out to be a Twitter trend where people started sharing their firsts salaries.
From film directors to journalists, everyone tweeted the amount they received and what their job roles were like. I mean, after all, we can never forget our ‘firsts.’
Fukrey actor Pulkit Samrat earned his first salary by doing odd jobs.
Indian film director and producer, Anubhav Sinha who gave us movies like – Mulk, Thappad, Article 15 earned Rs. 80.
Actress Sayani Gupta was in Sales and Marketing while getting paid Rs. 12,500.
Mirzapur star Ali Fazal worked at a call center to pay his college fees.
Marketer Mahesh Murthy just started out from 400 Rs a month.
DJ Paroma took a huge dip in her salary to follow her dreams.
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
— PAROMA CHATTERJEE (@DjParoma) November 18, 2020
Journalist Avinash was an office assistant and earned an amount of Rs. 500.
Ex journalist Mandvi Gayatri Sharma earned her first salary by making friendship bands.
First salary – Rs 100
Age – 17 yrs
Made friendship bands & gave the money to mom. She still has the whole 100 buck as a way to cherish the memory. https://t.co/HXTnCrFOEC
— Mandvi Gayatri Sharma (@MandviSharma) November 18, 2020
Film journalist, director, and produce Ram Kamal received his first salary as a tuition teacher.
Actress Nimrat Kaur was a part of a music skit where she earned Rs 10,000 as her first salary.
Actor Sharad Kelkar earned 2500 bucks as a gym instructor.
First salary – Rs. 2500
“Age – 18”
— Sharad Kelkar (@SharadK7) November 18, 2020
Screenwriter and film editor, Apurva Asrani earned his first salary as a sales boy. He has edited series & movies like Made In Heaven, Satya, and Shahid.
First Salary- Rs 1000
Sales boy for a ‘Weekender’ clothing store on Warden Rd, so that I could vacation in Bangalore without borrowing money from my father. https://t.co/acukgvCWFU
— Apurva (@Apurvasrani) November 18, 2020
Film director Onir who gave us movies like I am, Bas Ek Pal, Sorry Bhai also gave tuitions.
First Salary – Rs 500
Age – 18
Used to give tuition to two school kids , three times a week post college hours . Kokata . https://t.co/l2rZf26QU4
— অনির Onir اونیر ओनिर (@IamOnir) November 19, 2020
Indian film director, writer, and producer, Hansal Mehta, who gave us gems like Scam 1992, Citylights, Omerta, and Chhalaang was a salesperson at the age of 16 while earning 450 bucks.
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
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) November 18, 2020
What was your first salary like?