Name?( Paulie), Palak. (Brian), Brijesh
Where are you from? India (both).
What do you do/sell at the market? Manage pizza@ qv (both).
How long have you been at the market? 4 years (both).
What do you like best about the market? -(p) Stall holders are very good to me.(b)So many things, making friend and working in a multicultural place.
Worst moment?(p) Rude customers.(b)Some stall holders refusing to pay.
Past jobs ?(p)This is my first job ever.(b)Electrical Manufacturing industry.
Sporting interests?(p) Cricket.(b)Cricket and AFL.
If you were CEO for a day?(p) Free rent for one day.(b)Free parking for stall holders.
One thing nobody knows about you?(p) Very good at swimming, and mimicking people.(b)When I arrived in Australia I had a moustache.
Favorite food?(p) Vegetable curry (kadhai paneer). (b)South Indian cuisine (masala dosa).
Favorite drink? (p) Water or juice.(b)Water and tea.
Favorite TV show/ movie ? (p) The X Factor, Bollywood movies. (b)Underbelly, Bollywood movies.
Favorite musician /band? (p) Bollywood /MOHd.rafi/kishorkumar. (b)Lata mangeshkar/ a.r.rehman
What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
(p)Work hard now to make future easier. (b) Do to others as you would want done to you.
If you had your Sunday arvo free from the market, what would you do. ?
(p)Depends on the weather. (b)Something relaxing.
If you were given a 2 week free holiday anywhere around the world, where would you choose to go?
Who's the most famous person you have met in your stall.?
Buddy Franklin. (both)
How do you deal with racism ( if you have experienced it)?
(p)Only experience it in a joking manner, don't let it bother me.
(b)Not really, very minor. Not an issue.
Thanks Paulie and Brian
Interviewed by Tony