Bollywood filmmakers have caught up with a new Twitter trend of revealing their first salary, the age at which they earned it and what did they spend it on. ‘Thappad’ director Anubhav Sinha revealed that the reason for working at the age of 18 was so that he could smoke during his engineering days. “First Salary- Rs 80; Age-18; Arithmetic tuition to a class 7 student to earn for my smoking in the Engg college.”
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta had replied to Anubhav Sinha’s post and revealed his first income details. “First salary- Rs.450pm; Age-16; Salesperson at Intershoppe Kemp’s Corner selling Fu’s jeans and casual wear to earn money for my junior college wardrobe,” the ‘Aligarh’ director had posted.
First salary – Rs.35 per show.
Was doing Back Stage under the director Mahendra Joshi. 400 Rs as a sales man for Leo toys n NikiTasha kitchenette
Filmmaker Umesh Shukla, who had called the shots for hits like ‘OMG: Oh My God’ and ‘102 Not Out’, replied to the Twitter trending stating that he started off with two different jobs. “First salary – Rs.35 per show. Was doing Back Stage under the director Mahendra Joshi. 400 Rs as a sales man for Leo toys n NikiTasha kitchenette.”