Chandan Prabhakar, best known as Kapil Sharma’s character Bittu’s servant Raju on Colors’ Comedy Nights With Kapil, is someone who masters almost every art be it acting, directing, writing or painting. He is also someone who has been a part of the industry for a very long time hence; we thought he’d be the best person to talk about finance. Read on to know what he thinks about those papers that people believe buy happiness.
How important is money to you?
Money is secondary for me. I can’t compromise on relationships for money.
Are you an impulsive buyer?
It completely depends on what I am buying. If I have to pick-up something that I simply love then I might not think for a sec otherwise I will check my options.
What are the investments that you have made?
Like I said money has never been important to me hence, I believe in investing my time on people. So, my investments are the relationships that I’ve made.
What has been your most expensive purchase?
A jacket which I once bought.
What has been the most expensive gift that you’ve given someone?
I feel money is never important. It’s the intention of the person. I gifted this handmade painting of Kapil (Sharma) to him on his birthday something that I completed in two days.
What was your first salary?
I used to work as a mechanical engineer before getting into acting. There my first salary was Rs 3000.
How much money do you carry every day?
1000 to 1500 max.
Your advice to new investors?
I feel one should invest in people.