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Ishqiyapa

Ishqiyapa

To Hell with Love

Pankaj Dubey
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Love was not what they were looking for and yet they found it
Sweety, the ill-tempered loud-mouthed daughter of a local MLA, dreams of becoming a famous pop diva like Britney Spears.
Lallan is the Patna’s ‘Ambani in making’. He wants to start a ‘kidnapping insurance’ business.
Their flickering dreams ignite like a flame when they meet!
Sweety takes him to meet her father Kali Pandey, the in-house expert on kidnapping. And, in return, Lallan decides to help her fulfil her passion.
Somewhere along the way, the plan does not remain simple and sweet!
Set in Patna and Bombay, this serpentine comedy of errors is the story of two young lovers caught in the Ishqiyapa of love and life.

Imprint: India Penguin Metro Reads

Published: Sep/2015

ISBN: 9780143424512

Length : 224 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Ishqiyapa

To Hell with Love

Pankaj Dubey

Love was not what they were looking for and yet they found it
Sweety, the ill-tempered loud-mouthed daughter of a local MLA, dreams of becoming a famous pop diva like Britney Spears.
Lallan is the Patna’s ‘Ambani in making’. He wants to start a ‘kidnapping insurance’ business.
Their flickering dreams ignite like a flame when they meet!
Sweety takes him to meet her father Kali Pandey, the in-house expert on kidnapping. And, in return, Lallan decides to help her fulfil her passion.
Somewhere along the way, the plan does not remain simple and sweet!
Set in Patna and Bombay, this serpentine comedy of errors is the story of two young lovers caught in the Ishqiyapa of love and life.

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Pankaj Dubey

Pankaj Dubey is a bilingual novelist and filmmaker. All his books, What A Loser!, Ishqiyapa: To Hell With Love, Love Curry and Trending In Love, published by Penguin Books India, have been written by him in Hindi as well. He accentuates the socio-political undercurrents with quirk and humour in his style of writing. He has been a journalist with the BBC World Service in London. He was also selected for the prestigious Writers' Residency in the Seoul Art Space, Yeonhui, South Korea, among three novelists from Asia in 2016. He was also awarded 'Global Innoventure Award' for 'Literature and Storytelling' in the House of Lords, British Parliament, UK in 2018. Two of his novels, Trending In Love and Ishqiyapa, are set to appear in upcoming web series. He can be followed on @carryonpd . To know more about him, log on to www.pankajdubey.in.

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