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Mumbai office sees full attendance on a Sunday after HR plans 'Thugs Of Hindostan' outing for people at home

14, Nov 2018 By Guest Patrakar

Mumbai: Yash Raj Films’ action adventure Thugs of Hindostan crashed out on the first weekday post the festive Diwali weekend, making Rs 5 crore on Monday, a 70% drop from Sunday and an 82% drop as compared to Friday. “Thugs of Hindostan is an epic disappointment,” tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

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Moviegoers are extremely ruthless and in no mood to splurge on movies they hear are substandard. In this era of social media, word-of-mouth spreads faster than fire and can make or break a movie within hours. And the fate of Thugs Of Hindostan was pretty clear on the first Saturday itself.

This is when Shwetank Srivastava, a HR manager of a renowned firm thought of a plan to get work extracted from employees even on a Sunday. The company had some huge projects to clear out and meet deadlines and an extremely shrewd plan was required to get work from the employees on a Sunday.

Shwetank emailed all employees that Sunday will be a team outing day for all the people at home and the whole team will go to watch Thugs Of Hindostan. To every one’s surprise, Sunday was a full house, not at the movie theater, but at the Office as every seat was filled and employees worked throughout the day without complaining.