Well early morning the phone rings its a foreign number
Girl :- Hello
Me :- Hello
Girl:- Can I talk to Bikramjit Please
Girl:- Hi how you doing
Me:- I am fine whose this
Girl:- Happy birthday, you seem to have forgotten me
Me:- thank you, I still don’t recognise you
Girl:- That is sad , All those years or knowing each other, the time we had You forgotten all of it
Me:- (by this time i am trying to remember every girl i have know, trying to remember there voices , Nothing comes to mind with a stupid laughter I say ) I am sorry i cant place you
Girl:- That is so bad, I thought you would remember me on your birthday, I had so many hopes , maybe i could brighten your day and maybe we could get chatting and start where we left
Me: (oh my god, who the hell is she ).. I am sorry Do i know you
Girl:- Yes trust you to forget what happened to all those promises and stuff you said to me
by this time i am going really crazy what the hell, who is this girl, OH MY GOD
Girl:- Hello you still there
Me:- Yes I am , Who are you , I don’t remember you
Girl:- All men are like that , They cant be trusted , just because you have come to UK doesn’t mean you cant remember me .. How can you do this to me
Me:- (she was still mumbling something when i said ) Well i am sorry I don’t remember you, either you tell me or I will put the phone down…
Giggling, laughing a blokes voice could be heard in the background .. I was so confused .. who is this girl..
Then a Guy comes on the phone
Guy:- Oye sharam kar .. begaani janaani naal gal kari jana hain
(have some shame, talking to a unknow woman)
Me:- I seriously don’t know who this is
Guy:- Well here talk to someone
I am going out of my mind what is going on, at my tethers ..
a voice comes
Girl:- hello (it was a baby’s voice )
I could hear a women’s and man’s voice telling her, say hello , say happy birthday
Girl:- Hello Chach Appy bday Chach
Me:- thank you
Girl:- How are you chach
Me:- I am fine How are you
Well by then I guess she got confused herself, so the guy comes back on the phone ..
Guy:- BIKRAMJIT SINGH MANN.. You $£$%£ you &%%£ Don’t you recognise me
I have no idea what to say to this , I just kept my cool and let him say anything
Guy:- This is Jaspreet, I was with you in 5th class..
OH MY GODDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDd, So many memories just rushed past me .. bloody hell that was a shot from the past … He was my first friend ….
Me:- Jasssi oh yaaar how , man how …
Jassi:- and that women is your bhabhi , I got married have a daughter now
Me:- where are you
Jassi:- New zealand brother…
and then the conversation went on and on and on .. it was crazy.. One the best Birthday gifts I could have had .. YES people 11th Nov was my birthday .. So many GOOD friends forgot it , So many who supposedly are GOOD friends forgot it and here a blast from the past comes who remembered all this years and someone got my number …
What made right all that was how the hell did he get my number , we have not talked to each other like for 20 odd years .. and at that age so young just 10 or 12 maybe … Wow he found a common friend in India and asked him my number and then called me, whats amazing is he Remembered my Birthday was 11th ..
And another surprise was he is married to simranjeet, The class mate then .
How are the ODDS … Blimey
It was a good day .. met a long lost friend Two friends rather and got a niece tooo Now .. what more can one ask for on there Birthday ….