Author: Ravinder Singh
Stars: 3 stars
‘I Too Had a Love Story’ is a memoir of a courtship that didn’t reach its ultimate destination – marriage. The true love story of Ravinder Singh, who debuted in the world of storytelling through this novel, is written in a diary-writing form that is innocent, touching, honest and heart-rending.
The narration style is amateurish but pleasant and fresh. The story begins with Ravin (Ravinder Singh, the author himself) deciding to marry and registering himself at a matrimonial website. His search for a suitable profile ends at Khushi, a Punjabi girl, whom he tries to contact and after some struggle (as you must have seen in a Bollywood movie) finally he is able to contact her.
After a series of SMSs, chit-chats, question-answers, family discussions; eventually they start to like then love each other. Everything goes well: talking over the phone, care and concern, family consent and then the engagement; their love script seems to be written by the God of love.
But the time when you start to enjoy their chemistry and love, and hope to see them united with the bond of marriage; there comes the heartbreak that no reader would have expected.
It is the first and the best book of Ravinder Singh, which made him the darling of the millions and established him as India’s most popular romance writer. If you love to read mushy romance, this book is definitely for you.
Can Love Happen Twice? and Like it happened yesterday are other two novels by Ravinder Singh.