Abhijit Gets story ideas from Orkut
Abhijit Bhaduri gets story ideas from the Mediocre But Arrogant community on Orkut for the sequel of the book. Sample these thoughts on the protagonists workplace and co-workers that community members are thinking about:
How about a South-Indian family in the township? A typical Madraasi
uncle with a set of technical degrees, very industrious and strict
father and a providing husband. Uncle managed to learn some Hindi but
still prefers to speak TamGlish. He would make a good colleague for
Aunty has been in the North for around like what? 8 years now? And still cannot pronounce a word in Hindi.
have a young girl going to college, dark, sweet and beautiful…a
possible romance here…conservative family, mixed culture, wanting to
break the chains etc..
And a younger kid, a boy, an odd chap with a
penchant to steal silly objects from the neighbourhood and somewhat
extra-ordinary in sports, say cricket and not so good at studies, which
our uncle hates.
And this one:
A bengali middle aged person with grey hair. A complete oppurtunist in
both negative and positive sense.A loner as his personal life is a
disaster. addicted to work as work acts as a de-stresser for his
stressful personal life[absolutely opposite to what actually happens by
law of averages].
he is absolutely worried as to how he will lead his life after retirement as retirement is soon approaching…
this is when he finds a friend in Abbey and a family in Abbey’s family.
little can be stressed on about the transition between Abbey’s relation
with his boss from a sweet-bitter proffesional relation to an relation
where he becomes a surrogate brother of Abbey…
how he realises
along with Abbey that life is all about planning for a better future
comprising of love , compassion and not only the so called ‘corporate
And about the protagonists’ boss:
Short in height, balding
in the back of his head which is covered usually with the long strands
of hair from the front part, with a clumsy body, a visibly round belly.
His hands are longer in proportion to his body.
Very systematic in handling work, strict with time.
A chain smoker, doesn’t drink alcohol. Prefers tea over coffee. A strict vegan.
Never speaks about God, but keeps a copy of Bhagavad Gita on his desk.
Does not drive to the office, uses public transport instead.