The 3 mistakes of my life

by Chetan Bhagat


3 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

3 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

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In late-2000, a young boy in Ahmedabad called Govind dreamt of having a business. To accomodate his friends Ish and Omi’s passion, they open a cricket shop. Govind’s wants to make money and thinks big. Ish is all about nurturing Ali, the batsman with a rare gift. Omi knows his limited capabiltiies and just wants to be with his friends. However, nothing comes easy in a turbulent city. To realize their goals, they will have to face it all – religious politics, earthquakes, riots, unacceptable love and above all, their own mistakes. Will they make it? Can an individual’s dreams overcome the nightmares offered by real life? Can we succeed despite a few mistakes?

257
English
Genre, Indian Writing

About The Author

Chetan Bhagat (born 22 April 1974) is an Indian author, columnist, screenwriter, television personality and motivational speaker, known for his English-language dramedy novels about young urban middle-class Indians.

A noted public intellectual, Bhagat also writes for columns about youth, career development and current affairs for The Times of India (in English) and Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi).

Bhagat’s novels have sold over seven million copies. In 2008, The New York Times cited Bhagat as “the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history”.

Bhagat’s screenwriting efforts have included the dramedies Kai Po Che! (2013), 2 States (2014) and the action-superhero movie Kick (2015). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Kai Po Che! at the 59th Filmfare Awards in January 2014.Chetan Bhagat is the author of bestselling novels Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008), 2 States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011), What Young India Wants (2012) (speeches and columns), Half Girlfriend (2014) and Making India Awesome (2015). All the books have remained bestsellers since their release and four have inspired Bollywood films (including the hit films 3 Idiots, Kai Po Che!, 2 States and Hello). In 2008, The New York Times cited Bhagat as “the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history”. Time magazine named him as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.


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2 reviews for The 3 mistakes of my life

  1. 3 out of 5

    The 3 mistake of my life is a book based on mistakes done by Gopal is an ordinary guy with whom anybody can relate. He has very few desires. His main ambition is to become a businessman as he thinks that, being a Gujarati, business is in his blood. His best friends are Omi and Ish (Ishaan). Govind is doubtful or noncommittal about something. His father has abandoned him and his mother runs a small business. He makes extra income by tutoring math’s. He continues these sessions even after starting the cricket shop. The mistake of his life are he had paid a huge amount for buying a shop in Navrangpura shopping mall even though his friends tried to stop him. The mall later got destroyed due to 2001 Gujarat earthquakes . He fell in love with and had physical intimacy with Vidya, Ish’s sister.He waited a split second and dived too late to save Ali because of his own selfishness. Ali’s wrist was destroyed.The theme of the story are India-Cricket, religion,Communal riots,politics,love, aspirations, misery, sacrifices,the Earthquake in Gujarat etc .

  2. 3 out of 5

    The 3 mistake of my life is a book based on mistakes done by Gopal is an ordinary guy with whom anybody can relate. He has very few desires. His main ambition is to become a businessman as he thinks that, being a Gujarati, business is in his blood. His best friends are Omi and Ish (Ishaan). Govind is doubtful or noncommittal about something. His father has abandoned him and his mother runs a small business. He makes extra income by tutoring math’s. He continues these sessions even after starting the cricket shop. The mistake of his life are he had paid a huge amount for buying a shop in Navrangpura shopping mall even though his friends tried to stop him. The mall later got destroyed due to 2001 Gujarat earthquakes . He fell in love with and had physical intimacy with Vidya, Ish’s sister.He waited a split second and dived too late to save Ali because of his own selfishness. Ali’s wrist was destroyed.The theme of the story are India-Cricket, religion,Communal riots,politics,love, aspirations, misery, sacrifices,the Earthquake in Gujarat etc..

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