Book Review:One Indian Girl By Chetan Bhagat
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This book is about a girl named Radhika who works in a leading organization -Goldman Sachs(Investment Bank) in New york City.The story line indicates that Radhika is speaking about herself in a way the audience would not like her as she is  a woman. She makes a comparison with the man who makes more money, has varied opinions and lot of affairs.Radhika is shown as very ambitious middle class girl who works in a big bank and earns lot of cash. There in New York she has, 2 affairs sleeps with her boyfriend and when the guy dumps her she starts with her feminism movement inside. She then moves to Hong Kong has an affair with her married boss and has sex with him and she dumps him too and moves to London. The plot of this book is supposed to be that of a ‘feminism’ but sadly it does not go near to it as well.

Radhika always has a fight with her mom as she doesn’t want to get married but her mom wants her to to.She then agrees and looks out for guys. Then the book revolves around the marriage in Goa.Apparently, her ex comes into the picture and asks her to marry him.Radhika calls out the wedding and goes to world tour.She being in still in touch with her fiance and starts falling for him.

Doesn’t this ring any bell to you guys?. Yes it does-A Typical cliche bollywood movie. Looks like Chetan Bhagat has written a bollywood script and not a book.The point here is that Radhika is shown as a Feminist(Chetan Bhagat misunderstands feminism) and then she is considered as typical Indian women  which doesn’t hold good as Indian women does not sleep around with every person she meets. Radhika despite of being called so rejects every person when asked to marry is because of looks and the man earning less than her?Failed feminism again! Is this women empowerment or being Feminist? Totally disappointed with this book as it is in no were compared to any of his other books. This book is misleading the audience about Indian Women and feminism.The character is so confused in life doesn’t know what she’s doing hopping around here and there having sex with every person she meets and finally doesn’t know whom to be with.

I would definitely not recommend this book. But it could be a one time read if people want to get a glimpse of a future Bollywood Movie!!

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