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Scene 1: Yogesh's Office
(Yogesh is sitting at his desk. His desk is cluttered with files, papers, his tablet and laptop. There is a photo frame of VENKY sir on his table which is sitting precariously on his desk.)
(Yogesh is doing something on his laptop. He is looking really worried)
Narrator: Meet Mr. Yogesh Chandra, a pass-out from WE school. Like all Welingkarites, Yogesh is high on his core values of breakthrough thinking ,breakthrough execution,result-driven work ethic, innovation,blah-blah…..He is very superstitious and wears amulets and rings for improving his self-assumed wretched life. Boletoh..apna hero bilkul 3idiots ka Sharman Joshi….
Yogesh: (to himself) Yaar, ye sab hisab to saala tally hi nahi ho raha. Mere ad budget ki toh ekdam mother-sister ho gayi hai. Upar se saala peechle budget meeting me maine jo gas baata….jo gas baata…..uska ROI ab boss chun-chun dega. (Pointing to his left) Baitha hoga kamina 500 degree tak saliye garam karke. Yahape to saap bhi nahi mara aur lathi bhi toot gayi. Meri halat to ekdum andhe businessman jaisi ho gayi hai. Aankh lagi andhe ki, maaaa…..
(Phone rings)
(Yogesh looks at the audience and picks up the phone gingerly)
Harshal: Mr. Chandra, come to my cabin RIGHT NOW!
Yogesh: But sir, I'm….
Harshal: I said RIGHT NOW!
Yogesh: (Gestures to the audience(thuk gayi))

*Black out*

Scene 2: Harshal's office: BOSS

Harshal is staring out of the window out of his corner office. Yogesh enters the scene.
Yogesh: Sir, may i come in?
Harshal: Come son. Puch kya raha hai. Ab bol tereko me kuch kaam diya tha , show me , is it done yet.
Yogesh:Sir, kal tak ho jaega… Thoda previous budget me discrepancies hai.
Harshal: Lena…lennna….2 din le….complete kar. I need our previous financials and a plan for whatever remains.
Yogesh: Sir, bach bach ke bhi kuch zyaada nahi bachega….bohot kharcha ho gaya baaki campaigns me…wo ad agencies bilkul professional nahi thi..
Harshal: Don't talk bullshit to me son. Tereko me Dr. Salunkhe ka sun ke liye tha. Wo bola humare bacho me aag hai, saala tadap hai, ……haaaatttttt! Ghanta! Gas hai! Bola tha tereko budgeting ke waqt…….thukega beta….Ab chutti le,nach…kuch bhi kar….parso morning tak le aa plan warna saliyaan milega asshole…..
Aaplog sochta nahin hai….soch….Thoda inn zulfon ko zhatak.….leke aa tu parso…. Chal langot nikal! parso aaneka accha din hai….jaa…jaaaaaa
Yogesh promptly exits the room.

*blackout*

Scene 3: Yogesh's home:
His wife is sitting in the living room. She is watching her favourite TV soap. Clip plays: "Nahi……nahi…… nahi……."
Yogesh enters the scene. He is looking very tensed. His wife is having tea. She glances over her shoulder and sees a stressed-out Yogesh and drops the teacup melodramatically. Swiftly, she approaches Yogesh.
Wife: Baby! Kya hua baby! Itne tension me kyu ho?
Yogesh: Vaat lag gayi hai….vaat! Pichle campaigns me kuch zyaada hi kharcha ho gaya. Panauti lagi hai saala jab se company join ki hai, roz roz baj rahi hai. 2 din diye hai boss ne.
Wife: Baby aaj apne apni neelam wali angoothi nahi pehni? Bol rahi hu mai. Mihir ne bhi ek episode me nahi pehni thi. Baby director ne use poore 1 saal ke liye gayab kar diya. Baby white colour mujhpe suit bhi nahi karta.
Don't you worry baby. Parvati ne bhi apne pati ke liye ek baba ko bulaya tha. Me Parvati ko abhi Whatsapp karti hu.
Yogesh: Dekho tumhara whatscrap baadme karna. Mujhe abhi dua ki nahi, dawa ki jarurat hai. Sar fataa jaa raha hai, me sone jaa raha hu.
Wife: Are khana to kha lo…..(Sad puzzled look)
(Yogesh leaves the scene.)
*Black out*

Scene 4: Bedroom:

It's already around noon. Yogesh is still sleeping. His wife enters the room.
Wife: Aree…abhi tak so rahe hai yeh.
(tries to wake him up) Utho baby dopehar hoo gayi hai..abhi to utho….maine kal kaha tha na ek baba ke baare me..wo aate hi honge….(bhopu in background) lagta hai aa gaye…..(pallu on forehead…)
Yogesh wakes up, startled at the cacophony of the bugles.
Both of them walk out to the living room. The door is already open. 6 chelas walk in. They assume their position for a 3-a-side guard of honour. Anviksha walks in.
Anviksha: Param gyaani…..Vidvaan…..………(Kuch punches daalo)………………….Baba Guerilla padhaar rahe hai……!
*Bugles*
Naveen walks in the scene.
Anviksha: Tulsi, Parvati ne mujhe tumhare pati ke stithi ke baare me inform kiya. Ab baba aaye hai, sab thik kar denge. In hone achhe accho ki lagayi hai….
Wife: Kya??
Anviksha: Acche accho ki naya paar lagayi hai.
Wife: Ohhh….to thik hai..
Yogesh(getting frustrated by the sudden change of events): Dekho shweetu, is sab ke liye mere paas aaj time nahi hai mujhe bohot kaam hai. Kal bohot mushkil se financials bithaye. Aur waise bhi bohot baba-baba dekh liye humne.
Anviksha: Hmmm…..ye koi aam baba nahi hai. Ye jaadu-mantra ki vidya me believe nahi karte. Ye BRAND-vidya ke gyaani hai. Ye dekho baba Red-Bull guy ke saath, ye prahlad kakkar ke saath, aur ye Philip Kotler ke saath.
Yogesh(whispers to his wife): Saala baba pakka photoshop-photoshop khelta hoga.
Wife: Baby waise bhi lag gayi hai tumhari…
Yogesh: kya??
Wife: vaaaaaatttt!!
Yogesh: Thik hai 70 minute hai tumhare paas. 70 minute.
Naveen: Hume ekaanth chahiye. Is balak ka udhaar hum akele me karenge. * MAA DAA LADLA BACKGROUND*
Wife: Jaisi aapki ichha baba.
(Anviksha and whole troupe exit the scene. Wife follows suit.
Naveen: To batao beta kya pareshaani hai tumhe
Yogesh: Kya batao baba, bas fati hai aur sil nahi rahi. Bas samajhlo kharcha hua, positioning bhi nahi hua aur brand ladder chadhne ke bajaye, ladder hi toot gaya. Ab naukri khatre me hai. Kuch upay batao toh manu me. Baba me jis company me kaam karta hu uska naam hai-….
Naveen: Arre chodo naam me kya rakha hai! Aur tumhari samasya ye hai ki tum bohot hi bade rotlu hu. Arre bhai zara khushi baato…
Yogesh: Wo kaise baba…
Naveen: Accha suno…..

Ek ladka tha deewana sa ek ladki pe vo marta tha chori chori chupke chupke hike use wo karta tha kuch kehna tha shayed usko jane kisse darta thi jabh bhi milta tha mujhse yehi pucha karta tha baba jeb me paise nahi hai, item ko khush kaise karu??

Yogesh: Phir baba ….phir….
Naveen: Phir ye hua…… *blackout*
*COKE HAPPINESS TRUCK STRIKES!*
*LIghts on*

Yogesh: Kya baat Baba! kya kahaani sunai. Par isme company ka kya fayda.
Baba: Beta hamesha Coke kya hai ye bolne ke liye Aamir Khan ko laane ki zarurat hai kya? Company ko mili footage, logo ko mili khushi, aur Coke ban gaya happiness. Aur haa us ladke ki item bhi to khush hui. Socho Coke ke saath uski, aur un sab ki kitne bonding ho gayi.
Yogesh: Baba, baat to sahi hai. Par baba…..
Child runs in…..
Wife runs after the child with a glass of milk.
Wife: Beta bittu, doodh to peelo.
Bittu: (switches on TV, starts browsing channels) Nahi mujhe nahi peena. Mujhe iska taste pasand nahi aur kuch fayda nahi uska. Me kyu piyu?
Wife: Tumhare sehath ke liye accha hai bittu. Chalo papa ko baba ke saath kuch zaroori kaam hai.
Naveen: Beta bittu, idhar aao.
(Bittu walks upto baba, TV remote in one hand.)
Naveen: Wo dekho Anando Doodh piyoge to kuch waise banoge!
*Show anando Image*
Bittu takes the glass of milk from his mother's hands and runs outside. Mother runs outside with him.

TV screams: "BREAKING NEWS: PAK CROSSES LOC LIMITS INTO INDIAN TERRITORY"
Both of them tune in to listen to the broadcast.
*VIDEO PLAYS*
(Yogesh turns off TV)
Yogesh: Ye log kab sudhrenge. Kab bandh karenge ye sab.
Naveen: Wo log bhi kuch aisa hi sochte honge kabhi kabhi….Aise hi kuch badalne ke liye. Mene ek upay bataya tha.
Yogesh: Kya baba…kya…
Naveen: Ye….
* PLAY COKE INDO-PAK FRIENDSHIP VIDEO*

Yogesh- Baba ye sab to thik hai lekin mere brand me ye sab nahi kar sakta me.Baba mera brand……
Naveen: Beta thoda sochna padega….yahape koi madhushaala hai kya?
Yogesh: Kya?
Naveen: Beer bar!
Yogesh: Aila! Baba poora alag hai yeh
Naveen: (winks at Yogesh) isse hume dhyaan lagane me aasani hoti hai.
(Yogesh and Naveen exit the scene.)
Yogesh: Baba yehi nazdeek hai… Paidal hi jaayenge.
Chi! Dhul mitti ! jab dekho to kuch construction chalu rehta hai yahape.
Naveen: Tumhe building under construction dikhte hai par mujhe ye dikhta hai…Ye lo meri divya jyoti aur dekho …
* POWERHOUSE GYM IMAGE WITH RESULTS CAPTION*

(Yogesh high-fives baba)
(Song plays in background)
( a medley of image based guerilla campaigns is shown 6-7 slides with results as caption on the images)

Yogesh: Maza aa gaya baba….Ab kal kuch toh, kar hi lunga.
Naveen: Don't run because you have to, run because you want to.
(Baba exits the scene….Yogesh follows….)

Baba and Yogesh are sitting at a table. There are 4 empty and 2 half filled bottles on the table.
Yogesh: Baba ye mera favourite bar hai. Pata hai kyu?
Baba: Kyu?
Yogesh: Kyuki ye nazdeek hai..
Baba: Ek bar tha anokha sa, accha decoration rakhta tha…
Yogesh: Ae baba poem mat sunao, bako bas..
Baba: Achha suno…
*blackout*
*PLAY FIRST FLOOR VIDEO*

*Lights on*
Baba aap genius ho….aap hi ho….
Yogesh: Baba aap hi madad kardo meri is baar. Baba mera brand….
Naveen hands over a scroll to Yogesh.
Naveen: ye lo isse ghar jaake kholna, isme tumhare samasyaon ka hal hai. Chalo beta ab der ho rahi hai….nikal te hai…
They head out and see a drunk guy getting behind the steering wheel of a car.
Naveen: Jab maine TV pe apne sallu ka case dekha toh yehi laga ki kuch karna chahiye. In logo ko darane ke liye, humne swayam YAM ka roop dharan kiya! *Blackout*
*PLAY TAPAS BAR CLIP*

Scene bedroom
(Morning)
Yogesh wakes up .He yawns and looks around, everything around is quiet.
Yogesh: Shit! Shit! Shit! aaj campaign plan ka PPT dena hai. I have 2 hours…think! think! think!
Wife: Baby morning! kya hua aap chilla kyu rahe hai ho?
Yogesh: Aaj PPT hai. Kaam abhi bhi baaki hai mera. Ha wo scroll kidhar gaya wo scroll.
Wife: But apne to bola tha aapko 2 din diye hai boss ne.
Yogesh: To hue na 2 din! ab kya?!
Wife: Brings calendar. Baby check the date.
Yogesh: Par me to kal wo baba ke saath gaya tha, baba…..baba guerilla….Guerilla marketing expert….Parvati wale…
Wife: Ohhhh… woh….baby unko to mene bulaya hi nahi. Kal message hi nahi send hua. Data pack hi khatam ho gaya mera…..aapne zaroor koi sapna dekha hoga…
Yogesh: (points at scroll on his bed)To woh kaha se aaya?
Wife: Wo toh bittu ke school me diya use…pata nahi aajkal ke schools me kya kya sikhaate hai?
Wife walks out
Yogesh opens the scroll. Its empty. Yogesh sees his own reflection.
*clip plays….tumhare samasya ka hal isme hai*
*dramatic music*

(Yogesh throws it away)
Yogesh: There's no secret! Its me! and I know what to do now….
Yogesh begins to walk off….

The end…..reverse….
Picture abhi baaki hai mere dost!
Sunday evening…..free time for everyone.
Sab log apne seat ke niche check kijiye!
*Do the rex music*
*Yogesh goes on and sits at his table*
*Money…..kaching music continues*
*caption me marketing plan*
References: Guerilla marketing Remix by Jay Conrad Levinson

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