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2 States: The Story of My Marriage is a semi-autobiographical novel by India’s bestselling author, Chetan Bhagat.
Summary of the Book
2 States is an entertaining and humorous personal account of the author and the challenges he and his wife faced in convincing their parents to agree to their marriage. The book follows the love story of Krish and Ananya, as they meet at the IIM Ahmedabad campus and they eventually fall in love and decide to tie the knot. But the humongous task of convincing their parents looms in front of them. The author presents a hilarious account of the complications that arise within Indian families, especially when youngsters from diverse cultural backgrounds fall in love and decide to get married. Krish must try his level best to fit into a traditional South Indian household, and Ananya has to strive to compete with her Punjabi in-laws. Will Krish and Ananya succeed in persuading their parents and win their approval? 2 States is a witty and hilarious novel which will make for an engaging and entertaining read for people of all ages.
About Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat is an Indian writer and novelist. He has written several best-sellers including Five Point Someone, One Night @ The Call Center, 2 States and What Young India Wants. Considered one of India's biggest English novelists, Chetan Bhagat is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Four of his books have been adapted into Bollywood movies, three of which went on to become hit movies: 3 Idiots, Kai Po Che! and 2 States.