Sunday, 29 June 2014


Do Love stories ever die?

Can modern day gadgets like Mobile phones and the ‘http:\ www’ era of Internet bring you the love of your life?

You haven’t met her earlier, but commit to marry. Will you still call this a love marriage?

And what if on the engagement day while you pull the ring out from your pocket, you realize what you planned was just a dream which never comes true…?

How would you react when a beautiful person comes into your life, becomes your most precious possession and then one day goes away from you…forever?

Not all love stories are meant to have a perfect ending. Some stay incomplete. Yet they are beautiful in their own way. Ravin’s love story is one such innocent and beautiful story. He believes love stories seldom die. They are meant to stay for the generations yet to come and read them. And given that one chance to narrate his love story, this is how he began…

I remember the date well: 4th March 2006. I was in Kolkata and about to REACH Happy’s home. I had been very excited all morning as I was going to see our gang of four after three years.

My Review-:

I have read this book previous year after so many recommendations from my friends and websites that I follow, but after some chapters I feel strongly connected to this book. I always have a special temptation towards love stories with tragic ending and this book have it, to know it is a true story was even more touching.

Stories begin, transition occurs but some stories never reach their destination, people feel sympathy for that story, for the characters but they become stunned to know if the story is real, in that way they feel more attached to the story.

It needs a lot of gut to spill out the tragic truth in to pages so hats off to Ravinder Singh, I could feel the emotions of author that come straight from his heart and turn in to a beautiful book. He made his debut through this novel with honest, fresh and heart touching story. He has written this book in a diary style format. This book evolved him as India’s one of most popular romance writer and established him in millions of heart.

This novel is an adoring, earnest, emotional and tremendous truth saga. So this is a must read for those who believes in the magic of three words and those who value the emotion and sincerity. I would give this novel 4 out of 5 stars.

Saturday, 28 June 2014


I have never believed in arranged marriages. I ‘m quite afraid of relationships too. But now I am going to have to experience all those, thanks to my parents.

“Come on Nidhi, you have to hurry,” mom shouted behind my ear bringing me back to my senses. “Have you packed your luggage? Have you taken your brush? Tongue cleaner? Phone charger…?”She just went on and on. Firstly, I am not a kid and I can take care of myself. Secondly, if mom and dad are really worried about me then they should not accept this marriage proposal from that farmer. How can I adjust with him and what about my dreams!?!

Today we were going to meet that village farmer boy. I hate it; I don’t even know why I am going there.

After six hours of train journey we finally reached there. Nayak uncle and aunty were in the station to greet us. I am aware of the real reason we were meeting the family. “Can I take your luggage?” I heard someone say, and before I could answer, that someone had already taken my luggage. I recognized him in an instant, it’s him! The farmer boy! He looked good, far beyond my expectation. So what!!! I won’t judge a person based on his looks, and I still don’t know his mentality!

We arrived at their house, finally. It looks gorgeous- a villa surrounded by nature. And the scenery is breathtaking.

We got our separate rooms and I was too exhausted for chats. So after taking a shower, I stayed to take an afternoon nap.

After dinner, I was trying to read a book when I heard a knock at the door. “May I come in?” I responded a yes. Here he was, “what happened?” I asked eagerly. “If you need anything, then inform me,” he said and I nodded.

He was about to leave then suddenly turned and asked, “What are you reading and where did you get that?” “It’s a book. I got it from your shelf.” “Do you love to read?” was his next shot. “Hmm… I love reading and what do you like to do” “I also love reading and, harvesting,” came his prompt reply. I frown at this. Who in the world loves harvesting?.....The silence lingers in the air. I realize I still didn't know his name and this was embarrassing, so I turned the first page of the book to see his name. “Ankush” I read it loud without realizing it. I paused, our gaze met for a brief moment, making me blush a little. “Good night, Nidhi,” he wished me and disappeared from my sight. I spend that night twisting and turning in the bed and blushing stupidly.

The next morning we all were going to visit their grape vineyard- I and my mom went with Ankush. “What have you studied, son?” mom started breaking the awkward silence. “Aunty I have completed my MBA and I am a scientist at the Indian Institute of Agricultural sciences.” Oh…my jaw drops.

“So why are you harvesting,” I asked with curiosity. “Because I love to,” he grins at me. “So you need a housewife?” I asked nervously. “Of course I need a wife but not definitely a housewife. If my wife wants to work, I’m ok with it,” he continued, “What more do you want to know about me, Nidhi?” My expression softened at this question. “Err...Nothing,” is all I managed to say.

The vineyard was beautiful; I had never seen anything like this in my life. Mrs. Nayak came to me and started explaining about the vineyard. “Do you like it? It’s where I implement my energy and time,” Ankush whispered. “Yes, I like it. In fact, I love this place,” I replied meeting his eyes, and our eye contact lasting more than the expected seconds.

While returning, I and Ankush went in a separate car. He took me to another farm. “Let’s go”, he said taking my hand and we moved towards the farm. I could see a small pond on the other side of that farm and the cold breeze blew my hair over my face. Everything was beautiful- picture perfect.
“Can I ask you something?” Ankush asked me after a while. I don’t know why, but I became nervous and started to tremble a bit. “Hmm,” I managed. “Don’t you like me?” I stared at him. “Yes, I like you,” I uttered.

“Then marry me,” he said, without hesitation. I was dumbstruck. Is he asking me to marry him? Is he proposing? “Yes,” I replied innocently. I couldn't help it. I couldn't read his expression. Is he happy? Why is there no reaction? Is he thrilled? He slid his hand on mine and planted a soft kiss on my palm. We looked into each other’s eyes. And that was the beginning of our love, our happy ending, our own “Happily ever after”.


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Tuesday, 24 June 2014


Story line-:

In Iraq, marine Sergeant Logan finds a photo of a young woman with the message “Keep Safe X” on the back in the debris of a construction and he keeps it in his pocket. His action saves his life from a mortar fire and he believes that the girl is his guardian angel that protects him. When he returns to Colorado, he has difficulties to adjust to civilian life with his sister’s family and he decides to seek out the woman. Logan researches the landscape and finds that the place is Hamden, in Louisiana, and he walks with his dog Zeus to Hamden. He discovers that the woman is Beth Green, who is the owner of Green kennels with her grandmother Ellie. When Logan meets Beth, he is unable to tell the reason why he had traveled to Hamden, she assumes that he wants the job that she had advertised, and Ellie gives the job to Logan. Soon Logan befriends Bet’s son Ben and becomes close to the family. But her ex-husband, Sheriff Keith Clayton does not want to make Logan’s life easy.

My Review-:

Frankly I quite like the romantic melodrama genre with stunning actors in the main role and breathtaking backgrounds in the whole movie, themes like fate and destiny, and this movie has it all. I think too many elements make this movie sometimes bland and unreasonable but still I like this movie and both the actors are photogenic.

The most highlighted factor in romantic movies is the chemistry between pairs, it never work like they are in love; the pair needs to make the audience believe in them. Here the actors are so good at it, that why this movie turns out to be a good one. But still it lacks the spark of “the notebook”. Well Nicholas Sparks is famous for, in a tale where everyone has redeeming qualities.

“Never let it be said that Nicholas Sparks doesn't prefer easy fake greeting-card melodrama to something that looks more like complicated reality.”

Marine Sergeant Logan played by Zack Affron is one of the confident actors. He is natural onscreen and has an appealing look, which counts as plus points. I have been his fan from movies like 17 again, high school musical series, in this movie he has tried to prove himself as he can be taken seriously but sometimes he wears a blank expression.

 Beth Green played by Taylor Schilling also justifies her role; she plays with her expression beautifully by adjusting it in accordance with the situation. Taylor Schilling is best known for portraying piper Chapman in the Netflix original series Orange is the new black (2013-present).

I recommend this movie to those who are Nicholas Sparks fan, and I give three stars out of five. 

Sunday, 22 June 2014


Dear blog,

This morning i was curled up in bed and noticed my sister was painting intensively. i came near her and started turning pages of her drawing book. i have seen it hundred times but never observed it, some of her paintings are beautiful, i never appreciate for her sincere effort. so i decided to share it in my blog.

I like these places so i can waste my precious time by observing these.

Friday, 20 June 2014



Thanks to the makeover by her sister’s friends, the nerdy Niharika entered college more confident, more attractive. She met the sweet, shy tanmay, and the spoil but lovely pia and they became best friends. And when akshat and she began dating, life finally seemed to be falling in place.


Tanmay’s success in football had begun to change him. Akshat’s perfection seemed like a front for something dark and sinister, and their college senior Karthik? His aggressiveness was a cover for his mysterious past. 

My review-:

To start with I liked the story line; though the plot may give wrong impression to the reader (the plot is all about Niharika’s transformation from palace maid to princess. If I was an editor, I would definitely try to shorten those parts). Some scenes have that glorious impact that you can’t keep this book away from you, scenes in which emotions will take to their world and that world full of fun, sweet and sourness of friendship and love.

Now talking about the writers, the duos are marvelous in their own prospect of writing. Durjoy is changing his writing style in every book, I have read most of his books and my last favorite was “if it’s not forever! (2012)”, till I read this one. I already am a fan of Nikita Singh for her wonderful work in “THE PROMISE”.Together they make this book shine with quite perfection. I hope they keep this magic alive and in future give us their amazing books.

Then talking about my favorite scenes, I can’t differentiate which one. May be I like most of the scenes starting from her makeover, her meet with Akshat, her friendship with Tanmay and pia (though they are very adorable) to the hospital scene (which was implemented so well that you must get emotionally attached). I can’t reveal more about the story which I already have so much.

This book also will teach you some morals like never to trust anyone without any valid reason and never blame anyone before listen to the full mater as our karma has consequences.

If you have nothing to do and getting bored then better grab this book and start reading. It will erase your frustration level and keep you mind in peace. I would definitely like to suggest this book to everyone. It has that characters and background suited for the Bollywood diaries, so hope to see a movie like this.

Well I can rate this book 4.5 stars because of the deserving factor.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014


Run time- 104 minutes
genre- comedy, romantic, horror, action
Director-: Mark Waters
Writers-: Richelle Mead (novel), Daniel Waters (screen play)
Stars-: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky 

Story line-:

Rose Hathaway is a dhampir, half-vampire and half-human, who is training to be a guardian at St Vladimir's Academy along with many others like her. There are two types of vampires in their world: Moroi, who co-exist peacefully among the humans and only take blood from donors, and also possess the ability to control one of the four elements - water, earth, fire or air; and Strigoi, blood-sucking, evil vampires who drink to kill. Rose and other dhampir guardians are trained to protect Moroi and kill Strigoi throughout their education. Along with her best friend, Princess Vasilisa Dragomir, a Moroi and the last of her line, with whom she has a nigh unbreakable bond, Rose must run away from St Vladimir's, in order to protect Lissa from those who wish to harm the princess and use her for their own means.

My Review-:

I have waited so long for this movie as I am a vampire academy (novel) series fan but this was much more bellowing my expectation label. Richelle Mead's sharp series of young-adult novels might have been better off being adapted for long form TV, rather than the big-screen. I think this movie will be quickly forgotten, which is probably best.

To start with I have problem with everything regarding this movie, starting from movie poster to cast and acting. The movie poster is not quite attractive i mean pink and green. Richelle did a great job by adding horror, comedy and action to the young adult romantic genre but the movie was really a shame as Daniel Waters wrote the screenplay for HEATHER'S, which is one of the really nice films about school, though I still have not seen it. 

The foremost disappointment was dimitri Belikov, from the expression of books i had mighty expression on him but the cast director  clearly tried because the actor Danila Kozlovsky is actually Russian , although, I don’t think they ever gave Danila a chance to actually speak in Russian? So, what was the point?  I’m just saying, He seemed a little too old (seems like in his thirties) for Zoey Deutch’s Rose, and he did look the worst in male-ponytail. The main issue though is that Danila Kozlovsky and Zoey Deutch had none of the chemistry that Rose and Dimitri have in the books – which was the sorrowful thing for me as vampire academy series is one of my favorite novels. I also did not like when dimitri called Rossa out of affection.

While i am talking about casting then Lucy Fry as Lissa Dragomir was another upsetting thing. I think lissa is very dull and boring in this movie. Sometimes it’s hard to read her expression and while hypnotizing people she was just expressionless. But what i hate the most is her mouth; she even can’t talk properly with her fangs. Another fact is that lissa and rose’s being shadow-kissed shown horribly in the movie.

The one or may be only good thing about this movie was Zoey Deutch as Rose; she really tried very hard to hold on to her character in this movie. I am serious she is just fabulous in her comic tone and serious lines.

Here the director tries to cover whole book in 104 minutes but fails to do so. The plot was awful as it was difficult to understand what’s happening so was the dialog. I really hope for remake of the movie in a better way or the adaptation for long term TV show.

I can hardly give it two stars out of five.


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