About the Book
"Many writers are successful at expressing what's in their hearts or articulation of particular point of view. Chtean Bhagat's books do both and more.- A R Rahman in Time magazine, on Chetan's inclusion in the Time 100 Most Influential People in the worldIndia's Paperback King- The GuardianThe biggest- selling English -language novelist in India's history- The New York Times A rockstar of Indian Publishing - The Times of IndiaBhagat has touched a nerve with young Indian readers and acquired almost cult status - International Herald Tribune "
"Love marriages around the world are simple:Boy loves girl. Girl loves boy. They get married.In India, there are a few more steps:Boy loves girl. Girl loves boy.Girl's family has to love boy. Boy's family has to love girl.Girl's family has to love boy's family.Boy's family has to love girl's family.Girl and boy still love each other.They get married."
Welcome to 2 States, the story of Krish and Ananya, who are from two different states of India, deeply in love with each other, and want to get married. of course, their parents don't agree. To convert their love story into a love marriage, the couple has a tough battle ahead of them; for it is easy to fight and rebel, but harder to convince. Will they make it? From the bestselling author Chetan Bhagat comes another witty tale about inter-community marriages in modern India.
About the Author
Chetan Bhagat is the author of five blockbuster novels, Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of life (2008), 2 States (2009) and Revolution 2020 (2011)
All five books have remained bestsellers since their release and have inspired major Bollywood films. The New York Times called Chetan the the biggest selling English language novelist in India's history. Time Magazine named him as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.Chetan also writes for leading English and Hindi newspapers, focusing on youth and national development based issues. Chetan quit his international investment banking career in 2009, to devote his entire time to writing and make change happen in the country. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Anusha, an ex-classmate from IIMA and his twin boys Shyam and Ishaan.