It should be noted that neither in the question posed to Gambhir nor in his answer was any cricketer named.
One is not recognized by name, but by the work he does. Crores of children look up to you. Money isn’t important enough to end up doing a Pan Masala commercial. There are plenty of other ways to make money.
You should have the courage to turn down a big paycheck and not do that kind of thing, he added.
The left-handed hitter added that in 2018, when he stepped down as captain of the Delhi Capitals, he was offered Rs. 3 crores for his role in a Pan Masala commercial. But he decided to decline out of principle.
I could have taken that money, but I kept it because