Watch. Or rewatch this classic.
Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year is a 2009 Hindi comedy coming of age film directed by Shimit Amin. Though the pace is slow and the IMDB rating don’t truly reflect this movie’s calibre — still it’s one of those movies that can be revisited at least once a year.
Here are the 20 lessons from this 2009 gem. Do watch it if you haven’t seen or rewatch it. It’s available on Primevideo.
Also watch the youtube video (link below).
Lesson 1: Dump your marksheet as soon as you enter the building.
Lesson 2: Believe in God.
Lesson 3: Be Assertive.
Lesson 4: Be Persistent.
Lesson 5: Respect the unseen people.
Lesson 6: Sell yourself, before you sell the product.
Lesson 7: Even Spiderman needs to take risks.
Lesson 8: Don’t let your weaknesses drag you down.
Lesson 9: How will your actions affect others.
Lesson 10: Don’t get mad, Get even .
Lesson 11: Relationships matter.
Lesson 12: Learn to shut up.
Lesson 13: Be Good.
Lesson 14: Respect.
Lesson 15: Learn the difference between assertive & obtrusive.
Lesson 16: Outgrow your targets, not relationships.
Lesson 17: Your reputation will precede you.
Lesson 18: Business runs on people — not brands.
Lesson 19: There always will be ups and downs.
Lesson 20: Learn Conversation, Negotiation, Persuasion. Money doesn’t work always!
If you teach in a management college — please ask your students to write an essay on this movie. In 250 minutes — this is a bit of a stretch — but the lessons contained in it would reward the viewer well.