A & R (Part-17: The Haunting Eyes)


(Continued… from previous part…!) It was long weekend, and everyone was in a big rush to reach one’s home. Most of the people who came to Delhi NCR needed to get back to their home-town so that they could celebrate the festivals with them.  Ritvik did not have smartphone to hire app based taxis. He…

A & R (Part-16: The Party Night-2)


Scene 2 : Aniket @ Party Location Aniket and his colleagues had left office early as per the planned schedule. They all moved together in  Nitya’s car and few two-wheelers. They had already made reservations at a pub at a Mall, in Gurgaon. There were around 8 people, 4 from Aniket’s team and four others….

A & R (Part-15: The Party Night-1)


Scene 1 : Ritvik @ Home Ritvik reached home. He was a little late that day. He knew, he would be all alone and there was no reason to be home early. While changing his clothes when he picked out his mobile handset from his trouser’s pocket he noticed there were two missed calls from…

A & R (Part-14: The Invitation)


(Continued from previous part of this series… A&R (Part -13)) As the days passed, Aniket and Ritvik started understanding each other better. The love between them grew stronger day by day. The unspoken love, the feeling of being for each-other all the time, was governing their lives and binding them together. There were changes happening…

A & R (Part-13: Love and Addiction)


Ritvik started pouring drops of water with a teaspoon in Aniket’s mouth carefully. Most of the water was getting sprinkled here and there because of over excitement and just a few drops of water went down Aniket’s throat which he gulped quickly, as if he was quenching of thirst for a long time.  Aniket eyes…

A & R (Part-12: Coming back to Life)


Next morning, Ritvik woke up a little late. It was Sunday and he needed to compensate for the inconvenience caused last night.  After opening his eyes, he noticed his head was still lying comfortably on Ankiet’s chest. It was Aniket’s company  and his  soothing touch that made him feel comfortable and fearless. He could only…

A & R (Part-11: After Office Party)


Ritvik was asleep when his mobile started making noise and woke him up. He rubbed his sleepy eyes to clear his vision and to read the caller’s name flashing on screen. It was showing “Aniket Calling” on his mobile’s screen. He looked on his right side of bed to tell  Aniket, his roommate,  to stop…

A & R (Part-10: Office Party)


When love deepens, you do the things because you like to do it, and not just because you are asked to. Aniket loved Ritvik. He truly loved him. His love had shades of an elder brother, a loving mother, a loyal and committed spouse, and a jovial friend all mixed together. He himself lacked the…

A & R (Part-9: Practical vs Platonic Love)


Ritvik was deeply “touched” with caring and sensitive nature of his new roommate “Aniket”. Both of them enjoyed the dinner together. It was their first night stay together and a suitable time for them to know each other better. Aniket noticed, Ritvik was blessed with a pleasant personality. He was simple yet stylish, attractive, soft-spoken…

A & R (Part-8: The First Impression)


When Aniket reached home, he noticed the apartment’s door was not locked.  He entered the room, placed his lunch-box on the table and locked the door. His eyes had already scanned the room and found Ritvik lying on the bed. He was probably asleep. “He must be really tired.”, he told to himself. “No one…

A & R (Part-7: Love & Charm)


Continued from A & R (Part-6: ‘R’ for Ritvik or ‘Ramya’ ) He kept watching Ritvik but Ritvik did not take his clothes off in front of him. He did not even remove his T-shirt or short that he was wearing.  It was a little disappointment for Aniket as he missed an opportunity but he…

A & R (Part-6: ‘R’ for Ritvik or ‘Ramya’ )


As more and more time passed, Aniket started feeling “good” in and out in the company of Ramya, his new roommate. But the reason was not evident to him. There was no reason to believe that it was effect of Ramya’s presence with him. He got pulled out of his concentrated thoughts when he sensed…