NEVER EXPLAIN YOURSELF TO ANYONE BECAUSE……
THE PERSON WHO LIKES YOU DOES’NT NEED IT….
THE PERSON WHO DISLIKES YOU WONT BELIEVE IT……
I don’t intend to write this because I need to give an explanation to anyone nor is it because I think I’ve become too old to write my autobiography…. its just that I want to know how much I’m true to myself……This is the article in which I allow people to peek a boo in my world (unrealistic for many) which I generally hide from most people around…..Everything I write is true to the best of my knowledge…..it might seem I’m showing off but I don’t care what you think about it, whether you believe it or not…..because this is the article I’m writing and dedicating to myself.
Born on 10th feb,1987 in a small town of Shamli, U.P ,India……named as “CHATRAPATI” by the priest who made my horoscope, Nicknamed-Chunmunn / Chunnu by my brother…I have all the characteristics of a true Aquarian and a very strong number 1 person…. 1+0 = 1 for 10th February and 1+0+2+1+9+8+7=28=2+8=10=1+0= 1 for 10/02/1987…….. the reason for my leadership and dominating nature….The initial days of my life were spent in the small town life in Rajasthan where my dad was posted for his job……I don’t remember much about those days, being very young then……yet few memories still remain……my real roller coaster life started when we moved to Mumbai in August, 1993.
LIFE AT SCHOOL
I got admission in LOKHANDWALA FOUNDATION SCHOOL which had just opened then…… At first, I was denied admission to that school because I had come from a Hindi medium school in Rajasthan, the then principal Mrs.Mukherjee thought that I would find it very difficult to cope with the other city kids. After many requests, she agreed to let me in.
As time went by, I began to enjoy my school days a lot ,thanks to loads of extra curricular activities like pottery, karate, swimming, skating, boxing, craft, art, singing, cooking, dancing, etc…..apart from the usual fun curricular that schools offer to kids…..My progress started to show in my marks and by 5th standard ,I had developed the image among the teachers of a very hardworking sincere student who had a lot of potential if he still worked harder(for 5 consecutive years, both the terms, different class teachers meant the same thing just using different sentences in my remarks column).Since 5th std. the feeling of getting a rank in class struck me and till my 10th std. I always came in the top 3…never 1st because that place was always clinched by Ananya who used to be on 93-94 % and me and the Radha in 77-80 range fighting for 2nd and 3rd place. Those 10 years were when the foundation of my life was laid down and I emerged as the person I’m today…..The school gave me everything that I could have asked for to learn, brought out the best in me…..gave me the honor to be a vice prefect, then the head boy and now the President of my school alumni…..the teachers, my friends, my parents all have played their role wonderfully in getting me to stand where I’m today….on the road to become a doctor…any time I feel low in life now , I look back on those old 60 odd certificates that I won in school for quizzes ,sports ,debates ,elocution ,dramatization ,poetry writing, drawing …list continues….and my school photos and report cards that really pump me back again thinking what a great journey I had in school….. I had managed to get 91 % in 2002 I.C.S.E exam and got myself an admission in the science college I had set my target on – D.G.RUPAREL…the college where all the top rankers went. I really miss my school days because I was like a celebrity there, young preprimary children wanting to shake hands thinking that the head boy they see on the stage in the assembly everyday is someone great….but most importantly, I really just miss the applause and respect I received in school……
SURPRISINGLY,15 YEARS LATER,IN MARCH 2008- I SOMEHOW GOT IN TOUCH WITH MRS.MUKHERJEE WHO NOW TEACHES IN DHIRUBHAI AMBANI SCHOOL AND WAS INVITED FOR DINNER……AN EMOTIONAL REUNION infact…..
JUNIOR COLLEGE DAYS
My days in college are memorable because I found my best friends for life there….ani,saucy,popu,kunal,chetan,harsh,amit…..I named our group THE SHOOTING STARZ-LIGHT YEARS AHEAD OF THE REST…..In those two years of college, we guys would have gone out for innumerable times to bandstand(my favourite place in Mumbai), lunch and dinners, bowling, few movies and the usual bunking together…..gosh I don’t believe we are still together and all 8 of us often meet frequently or at least make it a point to talk to each other…the one thing that brings a smile to my face is that during one of the English lecture, I and popu jumped out of the window into the gallery and chetan followed us waiving bye to the teacher…..We’ve shared each and every problem, crushes, journals, answer papers etc. We laughed on the same jokes, on the same people (low waist jeanswala, body builder), on the same teachers (remember Gawde? Shimpi?) and laughed aloud. We guided each other – in our careers, homework, love life (?), etc.. None of us will ever forget – Canepy, Xeroxwala, ‘aye Gujarati!’, Toke Ma’am, Tapan and his ‘slapstick’ adventure, Mahajan’s lecture (aunty log, aunty log!), etc.
LIFE IN MEDICAL COLLEGE
In 2004, Gave my medical entrance test but could manage only a dental seat which I did not want because I always dreamt to be cardiologist one day, so decided to give it another shot and slogged it out to get an admission to LOKMANYA TILAK MUNICIPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE the following year. Life had not been so great ever…even today, I cannot believe it sometimes that I’m living my goal.
Days in medical college have not been so very kind to me….got ragged a lot among localites in the first year….and now because for some reason I’ve become one of the most misunderstood person in my batch…people think I have loads of attitude (I don’t deny it either),I’m arrogant, shrewd, having superiority complex, etc….I’ve never paid attention to such things and never will…I don’t really care what people think about me even without knowing me in person…making image about me even without actually interacting with me….Just because I’m very choosy about the company I keep, the friends I make ,talk very less but only sense…does not entitle me to such titles…I don’t want to be dictated terms as to how I should behave, the people whom I should talk to , act in a particular manner…I’m no slave…If you are good to me, I shall reciprocate…but I really hate the people who have the habit of being different in front of you and talking bullshit when I’m not around….As of studies ,I know I’m not working as of my real caliber…but I actually don’t want to now….When the time comes in final year and preparing for PG,I will get back in top gear…So all those people wanting to get me to change, I bet you’ll fail because if a day comes when I realize that I’ve made some mistakes in life, I will not need you to tell me what they were and how to be sorry for them.. I can deal with my own problems….
Anyways,I have enjoyed fully each day I’ve been to college,many a times alone but not lonely.Highest point of time in college was when BAND IGNITION performed at the college fest singing songs I had written myself….a dream come true for me…I’ve made a few great friends in college whom I love dearly…that’s all I need….Its better to have few true friends than to be friends with many false ones…
Looking forward patiently at my future….waiting to fulfill my UNREALISTIC dreams…living life to the fullest as I have always….
SOME LAST WORDS- I AM WHAT I AM , LET ME BE ME…….