[The writer describes his friend's suffering at his job; his talents are ridiculed and his youth is held against him]
My friend Sid at his job
Mr. Gupta threw the file, smirked and promptly indulged in digging his nose. Then he started rambling about how competitive the world is and how people are treated in the film industry and how experienced he is and how Sid needs to follow him. Sid didn’t say much after this outburst. This had become a routine. Come to office and get fired.