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TELL US: What was your first salary?

Last updated on: July 15, 2019 17:20 IST

Tell us what your first job and salary was and how you spent it. Share your stories and learnings with us.

Kubbra Sait

IMAGE: In 2000, Kubbra Sait's first salary was Rs 750. Photograph: Kind courtesy Kubbra Sait/Instagram

Do you remember what your first job and salary was?

On July 11, 2019, a Twitter user named Swaty Malik talked about her first salary and asked people to share theirs.

'Rs 6,500/- in 2002 .. and yours? #FirstSalary,' Malik tweeted.

Soon, the thread went viral with people from across the country sharing details about their first job, salary and how they felt at the time.

'750₹ for 12 hours of hosting a booth activity at IT dot com for Mantra Online 2000,' actor Kubbra Sait joined in too.

Musician Ehsaan Noorani's first salary was Rs 300, while actor Sakshi Tanwar earned a stipend of Rs 900 in her first job.

'My first job was as a sales trainee at the Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi. I worked at (clothing and accessory store) Khazana and received a monthly stipend of Rs 900. With my first salary, I bought my mom a yellow and green cotton sari and also a few things for my dad, brother and sister,' the actor had revealed in an interview.

Dear readers, do you remember what your first salary was?

When did you receive it? Which year was it?

Do you have a photograph of it?

What did it mean to you at the time?

Tell us all about it.

What was your first job and salary? And how did you spend it?

Did you buy a sari for your mum or a gift for your girl/boyfriend?

Write in to us at getahead@rediff.co.in (Subject line 'My First Salary') along with your NAME, AGE, LOCATION and photograph, if possible. We will publish the best responses right here on Rediff.com!

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