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Manik and Nandini decide to attend the Lantern festival even though they were not a couple.
Nandini : I know we are not a couple but we are friends right. Lets go for it na. Please.
Manik: Okay ! But now lets get to home otherwise all will be suspicious !
Nandini : Alright. You are too boring!
Both get to their car and drive to home. Mukti us surprised to see them together.
Mukti : I thought you both are enemies.
Manik and Nandini bang their head .
Nandini : No di ! We are friends . Everything got cleared between us.
Mukti : I m happy now everything will be so peaceful.
Nandini: I ll go to my room. I m really tired.
Nandini lies on the bed and thinks whatever had happened in morning and afternoon. She blushes and closes her eyes only to find Manik in her imagination. ” Nandini you are going lunatic ! Lets do something to keep yourself busy. Yes . Lets cook. ”
She goes to the hall and makes an announcement ” Todays dinner will be cooked by me ! So get ready to have a lavish dinner ! ”
Cabir : Dhruv are you going out.
Dhruv : Yes but why.
Cabir : Please bring some medicine for me. Nandini is going to cook the dinner.
Nandini : Cabir you know what I m a fantastic cook.
Dhruv : I totally trust you.
He pats her shoulder.
Aliya : Yes Nandu is awesome cook I guess.
Nandini gives her a look and Aliya runs away.
Nandini marches to the kitchen and starts getting the things. “So today I will prepare Paneer Paratha and dap fry with a vegetable curry.” All join him and look at her intensely. Nandini throws a vessel on them and all run away except Manik who was stood like a statue. He goes to the kitchen to drink water.
Nandini was preparing the batter and she gets a lot of sweat so she wiped it out making her face dirty. Manik sees this and tells her ” There’s something on your face.”
Nandini tries to wipe it but makes it even more dirty. Manik holds her hands and cleans it himself. He touches her bubbly cheeks and soft lips. Nandini stares at him as he cleaned her face.
Nandini : Thank you !
Manik : There’s no thank you and no sorry in friendship !
Nandini : Now please go. You are distracting me from my mission.
Manik leaves and Nandini continues cooking. She finished cooking and starts setting the dinner table. Manik helps her. All come and sit on the table. Nandini gets very nervous as f she was writing an exam. Actually more than that. All eat their first slice and love it. All start praising her cookery skills except Manik.
Mukti : Don’t tell me you didnt like it !
Manik : Its awesome ! I remember one person who used to cook the same way you cooked.
Aliya : Must be your mom.
Dhruv : Nah. Mom never cooks.
Nandini : Wont your mom come to India this time. I never saw her. I mean I still remember your dad meeting us once but never saw your mom.
Manik : You know Moms always busy with Business. I don’t know if she would ever come here in her life !
Nandini excuses herself and goes to the kitchen to bring her plate. She thinks “Who was Manik talking about ! I hope its not Soha !” She is amazed to see no Paratha left. She gets a bread for herself. She sits on the chair adjacent to Manik’s.
Manik : Why are you eating this bread !
Nandini : Actually the paratha is over. Moreover I don’t like them much. I just cooked because my sisters love it.
Manik : Its really good you should try it. Here take this half.
He divides his paratha into two halves and places one half on Nandini’s plate.
Nandini stares at him all this while.
She takes a bite and says ” I wonder why I used to hate paratha ! It is so lovely !”
Aliya : Manik you made her eat what she never had since her birth. You know what guys. She used to run away seeing paratha. But see her today. She is eating it like anything.
Cabir : Even Manik hated paratha. I wonder what happened today.!
Manik : Shut up Cabir ! It’s nothing like that trust me. I liked paratha but its just that you don’t get the same taste in US. Its always good to have dinner at your own home
Mukti : This is not your own home Manik.
Aliya : That’s rude.
Mukti : Just kidding guys. Don’t take me seriously.
She gets up and hold her ears.
Precap : Manbir talk about girls. Manan go to the lantern festival secretly. Someone follows them.
I want to know who you want that someone to be !
Credit to: Shelly