Mohabbat ke Dushman

Modern Family

Mohabbat ke Dushman

Illustration: Mandar Mhaskar


he other night, my youngest cousin was rushing out of the house to go on a date. I instinctively asked her, “Ghar pe kya bataya hai?” What have you told your parents?

I will never forget the look of utter cluelessness that I got from her. Ghar pe kya bataya hai? For the young ’un it was such an anomalous question. It had never struck her that she had to create a story for the folks at home. She’d just told them the truth.