The 3 mistakes of my life
by Chetan Bhagat
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• This story is about Business , Cricket and
• In this story is about 3 best friends named
Govind , Ishaan and Omi.
• This story is based on 3 mistakes of Govind
i) Sold his house for business.
ii) Loved his best friend’s sister.
iii) Hepled to religious people.
Introduction of personalities
• Govind : A boy from poor background. Good at
• Ishaan : A guy from middle class. Good at
cricket , good coach too.
• Omi : Religious brahmin guy. Son of main
• Mama : Omi’s uncle. Leader of politicien
party. Very religious.
• Ali : the muslim guy. Student of Ish. Good
• Govind and Ishaan decided to start a business
of sports equipments and cricket coaching.
• Thus they took a shop from Mama on rent and
started business, coaching and tution classes.
• Ishaan’s coaching club became popular in
nearby area and as the result their business
raised its profit.
• In between Govind started tution of maths of
Ish’s sister named Vidhya.
The 1st mistake: sold his house.
• Seeing this big graph of their business. They
decided to purchase a shop in city area for
betterment of their business.
• Thus they have to pay rs.5 lakh.
• They managed for money by investing their
savings, they took loan from mama and telling
anyone Govind sold his house.
• They paid money in advance.
• After that the 2001 earthquake occurred and
the building in which they have booked a shop
• Their whole money wasted.
• Thus Govind lost his house.
The 2nd mistake: Love
• Gavin was taking tution of Ish’s sister.
• They both fall in love.
• Because of their age and emotions they
crossed the limits and vidhya got pregnant.
• No one was knowing about their relation.
• But somehow ish got to know this and broke
all the relations with Gavin.
The 3rd mistake: Helped riots.
• In 2001 after Godhra Kand there was a war
like between muslims and hindus.
• Ish was having soft corner for ali.
• In Godhra Kand, omi’s father died so he
joined the group of riots blindly.
• He tried to kill ali, that’s why Ish and ali took a
the shelter of safe place.
• When Omi asked govind about them he
• Omi go to there place and fired a bullet
• Unfortunately that bullet hurted ishaan.
• As the result ishaan got paralised.
• After this all Gavin tried t kill him self but he
• Then he wrote an email to Chetan Bhagat
requesting him to meet once .He comes to
• Gavin neratted this story to Chatan.
• In the end of the story both the families of
govind and vidhya agreed for the relation.
• And all the problems between Gavin and Ish
solved they once againe became besties.
• Omi ask for forgiveness to Ish.