Mumbai: The world’s largest matrimonial site from People Group unveiled the novel "I Too Had A Love Story" written by its member and Chandigarh-resident Ravinder Singh. Anupam Mittal, CMD – People Group and founder of Shaadi.com jointly unveiled the book at a Press Conference.
‘I Too Had A Love Story’ is based on real life incidents; it is a book that narrates the story of an immortal bond of love between two people who found each other on Shaadi.com. Ravin, a 26-year-old bachelor working with an IT company finds Khushi online, they eventually fall in love and dream of sharing a life together. However, fate has something else in store for them. Five days before their engagement, their dreams come crashing down with an unfortunate incident. ‘I Too Had A Love Story’ is a simple tale of love and loss and the journey along.
Commenting on Ravinder’s first offering, Mr. Anupam Mittal, CMD & Founder, People Group says, "It takes a lot for someone to share his innermost feelings and Ravinder has literally poured his heart out in his debut novel. We stand together with Ravinder as he turns over a new leaf in his life. Through his book, ‘I Too Had A Love Story’, he has beautifully portrayed various emotions on life and love, its trials and tribulations, victory and defeat. Only a person who has loved and lost, can pen such an emotional story. It is an honor for us to be able to help him in telling his story to the rest of the world. We wish Ravinder all the best in his journey forward".
Adds Ravinder, ""I Too Had A Love Story" is a work of fiction with incidents drawn from real life and is dedicated to the loving memory of the girl whom I loved, yet could not marry. I have decided to channelise major proceeds of the sales towards medical facilities for the underprivileged. With our story, we hope that she and I will be able to light up many a lives".
Ravinder holds a B.E in Computer Science from Gurunanak Dev Engineering College in Karnataka and is a software engineer working with Infosys Technologies, Chandigarh. Born in Kolkata and brought up in Orissa, Ravinder is currently a Project Lead for one of the company’s offshore projects. Ravinder is an avid reader and writer apart from being a classical music aficionado, excelling in playing the tabla.
His debut novel, ‘I Too Had A Love Story’, published by Srishti Publications, is priced at Rs 100 and will be available across bookstores in India.