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By: Chetan Bhagat
ISBN: 812911880X
2.1 Stars
Rating(s): 195
Review(s): 30
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Category : Fiction
WOW!
I'm the first one here to write a review for this novel. Here goes my review:

Why have people made such a hue-and-cry about Chetan Bhagat’s latest (his fifth) novel- Revolution 2020? It really is not a big deal at-effing-all.
The novel begins with Chetan Bhagat visiting a certain college and a certain man (read: idiot) (Gopal) going gung-ho about the author’s visit and asking him to share a drink, just so that he could boast to his friends and acquaintances of having had a drink with “the” Chetan Bhagat.
Murphy’s Law is at play and Gopal ends up in a hospital after having gone overboard with his liquor. And since the author is the one who helps him to the hospital, the protagonist shares his (love) story with him.
Yes, what follows is the inevitable love triangle that is below average and not interesting at all. And of course, Gopal’s spiteful attitude to out-do the other male protagonist (Raghav) who won the heart of the girl Gopal was in love with (Aarti).
Towards the end we see Bhagat advising Gopal that being mediocre is alright and that he is a good person and that’s what matters most.

I don’t believe I read through the entire book only to be disappointed. No entertainment value in here. There were some points hurled at the coaching classes (for IIT and JEE and similar such courses) but at a point I wasn’t sure if Bhagat was praising them or criticizing them.
Yes the language is simple and easy, but the content is not up to the mark.
The only book I can ever appreciate by Bhagat is Five Point Someone. All the rest are aimed at the masses (including this one) with no real substance.

Please give it a skip while you still can. It doesn’t seem worthy of your time and money.
-SILENCE-
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actually it isn't and i feel mr. bhagat shud bring up something new.. and better..
Aug 1, 2013, 6:41 am
Book is really good... It was very realistic... Chetan sir had written the fact... He made me addictn... I lovd it..
Apr 7, 2013, 6:43 am
Book is really good... It was very realistic... Chetan sir had written the fact... He made me addictn... I lovd it..
Apr 7, 2013, 6:38 am
No man..it's a good book. I loved it.
Oct 19, 2011, 7:21 am