A mid-sized company had come to his engineering college in Bhopal to recruit fresh graduates.
But the interview began on a bad note.
Realisation soon dawned on Ashish that his four years in the college and the lakhs his family had spent on his education had been a total waste.
Not the one to be deterred, he used those years to good advantage when film maker Prakash Jha came to the city to shoot for Aarakshan: Ashish brought in the extras - students from his college.
Image: A digital caliper seen measuring a 2 euros coin.
Text: Kalpana Pathak, Business Standard
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