Human relationships among the characters in Chetan Bhagat’s Novel “TheThree Mistakes of My Life”


  • S.Swetha Research Scholar, Research Department of English,  Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur
  • Dr.M.Shameem, Associate Professor, Research Department of English, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur


Associate Professor, Research Department of English, Kandaswami Kandar’s College, Velur


The entire content of the plot in Three Mistakes of My Life can be abridged in a
handful of words like trade, money, catastrophe, riots, religious politics, protocol breaking
love, and fascination and to top of all cricket and friendship. Chetan Bhagat has explained
the situation of middle class people and small-scale businessman in Indian in the novel.
The novel The Three Mistakes of My Life spotlights the various questions of modern
Indian society which are bringing in the social integration of India. The novelist Chetan
Bhagat in the novel The Three Mistakes of My Life has shown a replica of the communal
differences prevailing in the current society and its effects that follow in the modern Indian
society. The main characters Govind, Ishaan and Omi, young men of secular mind set were
not creating any nuisance in the city. They were busy in saving the life of Ali, the national
wealth whose parents were knifed to death by Bittoo mama to take vengeance for the
killing of his son Dhiraj in the burning compartment of Sabarmati Express. In taking
revenge, Bittoo Mama has become blood thirsty. He hurried with other rioters to kill Ali
with his blood red Trishul in one hand and Fire-torch in the other hand. His clothes are
stained with blood. Ali is in the care of the three friends. They have hidden Ali in the old
building of the bank. Thus the novel witnesses the changing mode of human relationship in
the contemporary society. Bhagat has vibrantly depicted diverse shades of present Indian
society in all his fictions. Each work of fiction reveals a particular grey area of the
society.The entire novel shows the contemporary Indian society, along with human


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