Top Brands go bananas over Rahul Bose’s Rs 422 banana bill viral video

Nearly a dozen brands across services and product categories including Amazon, OYO, and Zomato jumped into the Rahul Bose viral video where he calls out five-star hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh for billing two bananas for ₹442. The price of the banana included GST which is incidentally not applicable on fresh fruit and vegetables.

Written by July 30, 2019 17:11

New Delhi: Rahul Bose recently went viral for his tweet in which he shared his tale of getting charged excessively for just two bananas at JW Marriott hotel. The cost was Rs 442.50, in case you didn’t know.

The actor had ordered two bananas to his room through room service while he was staying there and when the bill arrived he was beyond shocked. This obviously left twitter in a state of frenzy because, in case you didn’t know, a dozen of bananas cost around Rs 60.

The viral video tweet, which garnered over 20,000 likes and 5,000 retweets, became the hotbed for quirky brand campaigns which leveraged the buzz around the tweet.

Nearly a dozen brands across services and product categories including Amazon, OYO, and Zomato jumped into the Rahul Bose viral video where he calls out five-star hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh for billing two bananas for ₹442. The price of the banana included GST which is incidentally not applicable on fresh fruit and vegetables.

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