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11th November 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010 Posted by Bikram
Well early morning the phone rings its a foreign number

Girl :- Hello
Me :- Hello

Girl:- Can I talk to Bikramjit Please
Me:- Speaking

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 ....
TO me :)

Thank you all who remembered , Thank you all .. and thank you .. who made my day special.. you know who I am talking of ... :)


106 Response to "11th November 2010"

  1. Titaxy Says:

    happy birthday!

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Happy Belated Birthday....

    Glad you had an awesome one!! Hope for a few more good ones to come...

    - Mannat!!

  3. Bikramjit Singh Mann Says:

    Thank you so much.

  4. Bikramjit Singh Mann Says:

    Thanks a lot .. YEah i got the email to will reply for sure ..
    Yes i hope so too a few more he hehe Got a lot of things to do yet he hehehe

    Thanks a ton

  5. A Says:

    Happy Birthday Bikram.

    An excellent got great friends..

  6. Smitha Says:

    Happy Birthday Bikram! Here'swishing you many more such fun-filled, birthdays!

  7. Anonymous Says:

    Wow, that is awesome :-) And here's a toast: To old friends :-)

  8. Sandhya Says:

    Happy Birthday, Bikram! Many many happy happy returns of the day...every year should start for you like this...with happy memories!

  9. kavita Says:

    Well bro,Happy Birthday !It was so sweet of your friend and his family to pleasantly surprise you on your big day .Moments like this are priceless:)

  10. Scribbler Says:

    wow talking to a friend after 20 odd years !!! Nothing matches this b'day gift,right ?

    Wishing you more such happy moments and B'days Bik :)

  11. Enigma Says:

    Many Happy returns of the Day(belated). May you have a wonderful life in years to come!

  12. NRIGirl Says:

    Happy Birthday Bikramjit! Many many happy returns!!

  13. Vibhuti B Says:

    Awwww And I am one of those supposedly good friends who forgot!
    Or did I even know when Bikkyji's birthday is..:( Anyhooo Now that I know I wish my bloggerdost a very very happy and wonderful and healthy year of his life ahead..May God Bless YOU with the best of love, luck and everything in life..:D
    It's never too late to wish a good friend that is it????

  14. Chandrika Shubham Says:

    Happy B'day.
    Hope u always get such surprises on all ur coming b'days. :)

  15. Ria Says:

    Isnt it so cool to get such surprises on ur b'day!! Hope u had a rocking b'day. :)

  16. Neeha Says:

    Belated b'day wishes..
    Lucky to have such a great fnd..

  17. Deepika Vasudeva Says:

    happy birthday sir :)
    thats so gr8 to have a friend talking to after years of sepration... heavenly...
    happy birthday agin

  18. Rachna Says:

    Happy belated birthday to a fellow scorpion! Mine was on 2nd November. And, I received a call from a very dear friend who is based in London currently. She and I are in touch, but nothing like someone calling up unexpectedly and then yapping for almost an hour :). Hope your b'day was fun.

  19. Madhu Says:

    happy birthdayyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    enoghh of my drama..chal fataafat cake nikaal..:P

  20. Banupriya Says:

    Belated Birthday Wishes BikramJi...

  21. saritha Says:

    Belated happy birthday.

  22. Pepper Says:

    Belated Birthday wishes sent to you Bikram! The year sure seems like a good start, with such fond memories and caring people. May the cheer never disappear :)

  23. Ananya Says:

    Awwww! such a sweet thing to do! :D

  24. chitra Says:

    B'day wishes. It was nice to read your morning chit- chat with your unknown friend.

  25. Wildflower Says:

    Belated Birthday Wishes to you! Without doubt that phone-call made it extra special for you :) Hope you have many more such surprises!

  26. Angels Never Lie Says:

    wow....u cant ask fr better dan dis...happy bday dear...:) loads of love n blessings fr u....always stay happy:)

  27. Smita Says:

    That was crazy :D

    Belated Birthday wishes :)

  28. RGB Says:

    Belated bday wishes Bikram! That was a pleasant surprise indeed. So nice of him to remember your bday and give you that out-of-the-blue call :)

  29. DI Says:

    Wish you a very very happy belated Birthday Bikram! I can totally understand how awesome a surprise call like that would have been :D

  30. Ugich Konitari Says:

    Holding his parents' hands,
    wide eyed at Amritsar,
    "Maththaa Tek"
    at the Temple in Gold;
    and jeetay rahos
    from the
    grand folks,
    A wild run
    back home
    wheat fields
    and canals,
    and a wonderful
    of sarson ka saag,
    makki di roti,
    and a kheer
    as sweet
    as your newly discovered niece....

    Happy Birthday Putar !

  31. drpratibha Says:

    Belated happy birthday to you,that was very sweet surprise though initially not less than a shock.

  32. Renu Says:

    Belated happy Bday Bikram !!..wish you all the happiness all the time!!!


    hey cool :D belated birthday wishes :D
    hey your Scorpio too :D the brainy ones ;)

  34. Anonymous Says:

    hey happy birthday bikram :D hope you had a blast apart from the scare ;)
    and it's really nice to have a friend who still remembers your birthday even after so many years :D you're lucky to have one :)

  35. magiceye Says:

    loved that quote!

  36. Tanishka... Says:

    Belated happy b'day Bikram....
    Wow, its simply amazing to meet such long lost friends... This is seriously one of the best birthday gift one can think of....

  37. Jidhu Jose Says:

    nice bday gift

  38. Bikramjit Says:

    Thanks a lot, hey when you come online today can you ping me please :)
    All my friends are great and good human beings , look at yourself you too are a Good man and i am glad you are my friend.

    Thank you so much for the wishes .. Thank you

    yes to old friends cheeersssssssssss...

  39. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much Sandhya bhen for the lovely wishes , i wish too every year starts like this .. happy memories Thank you so much

    Thank you kavita bhen, you were one of the first ones to wish me I remember :)
    Yes it was so nice of him, to have taken the pains to find my number which has changed quite a lot , how he got hold of all the info and then call me too.. its been more then a decade sicne we were in 5th class :)
    Thank you

  40. Bikramjit Says:

    Hey yeah maybe more than that we were together in 5th class, then i went to hostel and we parted way .. and yes nothing matches this gift...

    Thank you so much for the wishes ..

    THank you so much for the lovely wishes ... thank you

    Thank you so much ...

  41. Bikramjit Says:

    Well let me tell you I did not mean you to be one of those sachi main , by god ki kasam ...
    YEs i know you did not know it was my birthday , so hey next year yaad rakhiyega :)

    Thank you so much for the lovely wishes wowo so many of them toooo :)

    yes vibhzy its never too late Thank you so much ...

    I hope you have not forgotten that mumbai trip ahmm ahmm ahmm remember he heeheheheh

  42. Bikramjit Says:

    Chandrika Shubham
    Thank you so much. Amen to that i would not mind getting such gifts Thank you.

    It is very cool and yeah i had a excellent day, talked and chatted with some lovely friends , some loved ones , yes it was a great day ..
    Thank you

    Thank you so much for the wishes .. yes lucky i am to have such good friends, God has been kind in giving me all these people around me who care for me and now over the blog i am meeting so many new people tooo :)

    thank you

  43. Bikramjit Says:

    Deepika Vasudeva
    Thank you Madam ji, thank you so much for the lovely wishes and calling me SIR , though i am sure i dont deserve it .. so Bikram would do please...

    THank you , and heres wishing you a very happy birthday and many happy returns of the day , as vibhzy said earlier its never too late :)

    YEah its great to know that friends remember the day and thought of you on the day .. excellent she called you .. so how did the GOSSIP go he he he hehe :)

    yes my day was great had fun

  44. Bikramjit Says:

    bolo kab kahan kaunsewala :) fatafat leke aya main :)

    he hehehe THanks a lotttttttttttt

    Thank you so much for the wishes

    Thanks a lot for the wishes

    Thank you for the wishes, yeah it has started very nicely i hope it remains like that :)
    Ohhh thanks i hope ur wishes come true.. THank you

  45. Bikramjit Says:

    Yeah it was a awwwww moment :)

    Thank you very much. Glad you liked it.. thank you

    Thank you for the wishes, yeah it made it very special especially with the way it started i though i might have some old GF coming from the past.. he heh ehe

  46. Bikramjit Says:

    Angels Never Lie
    THanks for the lovely wishes.. Yes I am trying to stay happy... And you too take care

    Crazy indeed but a Good crazy :) Thank you for the wishes

    Thank you for the wishes. YEah even i said that to him after so many years it was a pleasant surprise...

    Thank you thank you for the lovely wishes.

  47. shail Says:

    That was awesome to get a call from a friend after so many years. :D

  48. Bikramjit Says:

    Ugich Konitari
    :) WOW sarson ka saag maki di roti with lots of MAKHANI...

    and yes the newly discovered niece awesom, thank you so much for the lovely poem and wishing me awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww :)

    Thank you so much, yeah shock turned to sweetness .. indeed it was a nice surprise :)

  49. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much for the wishes


    Yes we are , are we not he heheeh scorpios ruleee and i too came to know now only about yours and your sisters and that too twins so

    HAppy birthday back to you Scorpio :)

    Thank you, yeah i had a good time and hey HAppy birthday to you tooo :) and glad to know you and your sis now :)
    YEs indeed i am lucky to have such good friends , god has been kind... and now over the blog i have found such lovely human beings as my friends
    so thank you for that tooo :)

  50. Bikramjit Says:

    Deepak ji, thank you so much...

    Thank you so much..
    yes its such a good feeling to meet so long lost people especially when you dont have a inkling that they even remember you.. and its been ages since you talked or met them
    Yes one of the best gifts...

    Jidhu Jose
    Thank you

    yeah it made my day and that too on my birthday to wish me awesome indeed it was :)

  51. ~*. D E E P A .* ~ Says:

    hey !

    belated wishes to a fellow Scorpi .... mine is yet to come !

    14th nov was my roomie's bday ... called a couple of friends and asked them to wish her. she has only heard of them ,.. no idea who they are .... so one sang a song and signed off as endhiran (Robot : new rajnikanth movie), and the other called her as mr india .... it was so hilarious ....

    and printed out some of her family snaps and made a collage for her ... she was so stunned !!!

  52. Deepika Vasudeva Says:

    i said sir coz u r elder and its for respect. i hope u dnt mind

  53. Shail Says:

    Belated Happy Birthday !! Nice Post.

  54. radha Says:

    Happy Birthday. That was funny. It is really a nice feeling when friends call up and wish you on your birthday. Especially as you grow older

  55. R. Ramesh Says:

    Happy Belated Birthday....hey sorry i joined in late yar...sure there was a grand celebration..haha i luvd those lines: bdays r good for the longest."

  56. Nethra Says:

    At the beginning, I was wondering from where he got your number. Nice that you have mentioned it.

  57. Sh@s Says:

    Wish you belated Happy B'day!
    That was indeed the best gift for a B'day.
    Wish you many more joys and a rocking year ahead :)

  58. dr.antony Says:

    Happy birthday.
    How many of the girls could you identify Bikram?

  59. Anonymous Says:

    Hey, Many more happy returns of the day :) ..
    ITs always nice to have a talk with someone you had lost contact and when the friend is someone special then its a different feeling all together :)..
    once again

  60. Ajay Says:

    BAIJI happy birthday to you, i am not saying belated because i wished you on the day.

    You did not tell us about this little story, Who is this jassi.. Do we know him..

    Love you brother and pick up your DAMN PHONE...


  61. rohini Says:

    so we share the same mth....

    i kn its such a pleasure to talk to ur frnd even after 1 yr...and in ur case u r so lucky to get a call nt frm him but frm his family too...i can imagine u jumping with excitement..
    wish u get many such unknown calls...which make u

  62. sm Says:

    happy birthday
    like the narration
    thinking what will happen what will happen
    happy birthday

  63. Nrupen Masram Says:

    That must have made your day. Belated from me.
    Happy birthday.

  64. Rajesh Says:

    Belated birthday wishes.

  65. Nona Says:

    Belated happy b'day! Turns out it was a fine way to start the day. :)

  66. Purba Says:

    Boy o boy aren't you popular.
    But it's great when you reconnect with a long lost friend and that too on your birthday.

    Hope you had a good one!

  67. Anonymous Says:

    Belated Birthday Wishes :) God bless yu and sure yu're popular

  68. DiDo Says:

    Tusssi batate bhi nahi ho...yeh fair nahi hai ji...!!

    Happy birthdayyy buddyyy...May u keep getting such lovelyy surprisessss all the time.. :)

    Have a rockinggg yearr aheadd...! wers the party??? :P

  69. DiDo Says:

    Tusssi batate bhi nahi ho...yeh fair nahi hai ji...!!

    Happy birthdayyy buddyyy...May u keep getting such lovelyy surprisessss all the time.. :)

    Have a rockinggg yearr aheadd...! wers the party??? :P

  70. DiDo Says:

    Tusssi batate bhi nahi ho...yeh fair nahi hai ji...!!

    Happy birthdayyy buddyyy...May u keep getting such lovelyy surprisessss all the time.. :)

    Have a rockinggg yearr aheadd...! wers the party??? :P

  71. Swaram Says:

    Awww thatz soo soo sweet :)
    Belated wishes :)

  72. Asha Says:

    happy birthday and may god grant all your wishes and your friend's call must have been a matchless gift.

  73. Rakesh Says:

    Belated Happy bday Bikram :)
    God bless u!

    Ps:Not adding 'JI' coz its ur bday!

  74. Bikramjit Says:

    ~*. D E E P A .* ~
    Thanks so when is yours do let me know , so i can wish a fellow scorpion tooo :)

    He he hee GLad I am sure your roommate would have enjoyed it all. I am sure she was stunned after all you took so muc htime to make something for her ..

    well done you :)

  75. Bikramjit Says:

    Deepika Vasudeva
    :) haanji Thank you , No i dont mind at all.. why would i mind is someome gives me respect ..
    I would rather stand up and SAY THANK YOU to you. for saying that :)

  76. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much, and thanks for liking the post :)

    Thanks a lot. haanji it is really nice when old friends remember you , old memories come running back at you all those good times :)

  77. Bikramjit Says:

    R. Ramesh
    HEy. thank you ramesh bhai.. not a problem sir ji, you said it now that what matters :)

    Glad you liked the lines .. :)

    yeah had a good day there was a celebration tooo :)

    Yeah that was the first thing that came to my mind how did he get it, but then he told me :)
    thank you

  78. Bikramjit Says:

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  79. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you su much.. yes it was a beautiful gift, i must say .. Thanks for the lovely wishes ...

    dr. Antony
    Thank you..
    shhhhhhhhhhhhhh i cant say it on the blog now can , The current ones might run away he hehehehe :)

    so keeping that a secret

  80. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much. YEah and that too after so many years.. What amazed me was he remembered and is also married ot a girl with whome we went to class in 5th :)


  81. Bikramjit Says:

    Yaar it is on, signal problem maybe and yes you did wish me THANK YOU ..

    now was i supposed to be talking to you on phone or telling yo ua story on the phone .. kamaal hai yaar ...

    and excuse me you were too quick to say bye too cause you had to go with your darling wife for shopping ... so how is hyderabad then

    love you tooo ... talk soon

  82. Bikramjit Says:

    Rohini Ji
    Thank you som much.. do we wowo I have met so many scorpios i tell you what day is your birthday then .. tell tell Please

    Yeah the whole family too, he hehe well first it was schock ki who is this, a skeleton on the cupboard.. but then it was a relief he heheeheh :)
    THank you so much for the wishes
    you take care toooo ...

  83. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so muchfor the wishes ..

    Nrupen Masram
    Thank you so much my friend Thanks a lot :)

    welcome to my blog, thanks for the visit, please do come again.
    Thank you so much for the wishes.

    Welcome to my blog, thank you for thewishes and it was a great start to the day...
    do visit again ,,

  84. Bikramjit Says:

    Oh am i .. how do you know that :)
    Yeah it felt awsome tto reconnect and that too not with just one but with two people and a new addition to there family.

    Yes thank you i had a good day, Thanks for visting me pleae do come again :)

  85. Bikramjit Says:

    Welcome here..
    thank you for the wishes .. please do visit again..

    lai tusin puchiyaa hi nahin.. aap puchte to main batata na ...
    Ok next year my birthday will again be on the same day 11th november 2011, remember it its easy also 11/11/11 :)

  86. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much for the wishes ... and yes i hope everyone gets such good surprises

    Thank you for the year ahed too... Party well anytime is party time Bolo kab kahan kaise :) he heheehe

    I had to reply three times as you sent the comment three times .. so hisaab barabar he heeheheh

  87. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much.. and belated is not a issus

    Welcome to my blog, thanks for visiting me.

    Yes it indeed was a matchless gift
    thank you.

  88. Bikramjit Says:

    phewwwwwwww thank you thank you.. for not adding the JI.. abhi to main jawaan hoon he hehehe :)

    welcome welcome here .. glad you came do come again :)

    and Thank you so much for the wishes ....

  89. Punam Says:

    Ohhh happy Birthday Bikram.. so special din ko itna special bana hi diya na aapke friends ne. That's good.

    Aur to aur, Brat JI ne bhi aapko wish kar diya, and so sweet ki unhone JI nahin lagaya.. that's something nice ha na?

    And heyyy.. where's the cake?

  90. Raj - Only name sake !! Says:

    I read this at office!

    you are a nice guy , thus you have very good friends :)

  91. Harman Says:

    oh..sorry Bikram I am the last one to wish you...Belated happy birthday Buddy...may all your wishes come true..and happiness and success all the way...
    I am actually very bsy on mondays ..not on missed it...
    hope you don't mind!!hope you had fun ..and this post was awesome!!

  92. BK Chowla, Says:

    bikram, Happy birthday.
    You have written this post with your heart, that is why it so cool.

  93. Destiny's child... Says:

    Belated birthday wishes Bikram! :)
    Well, it was a really pleasant surprise, wasn't it? :)

  94. Haddock Says:

    How come I missed your B'day.
    Mea Culpa
    I think I should visit other's posts more often :-)
    Wow ....93 comments
    Belated Birthday wishes.

  95. Neeha Says:

    Ya,I never expected that we can make des many good souls in this blogoshpere..

  96. Madhav Says:

    happy Birthday brother..

  97. Bedazzled Says:

    lol.. you said it .. blimey !! belated bday wishes !

  98. Nikita Says:

    I can truly understand ...talking to a long lost frn.. :) that too on your birthday :) must have been great..

  99. wanderlust Says:

    Happy Birthday, Bikram though a tad late! I know you had a wonderful one ;-)

  100. Bikramjit Says:

    Thank you so much, YEah my friend indeed made it special..
    Yeah brat has not used the JI.. it is indeed nice of him..

    cake is on way .. shud be arriving soon

    Thank you Raj, you are a good man too my friend..

    thank you

  101. Bikramjit Says:

    well guess what you are not the last one.. :) thank you so much for the wishes ..

    Dont worry harman.. work comes first always.. yes it was a good day Thank you..

    BK Chowla
    Chowla sir thank you so much.. Thank you

    Destiny's child
    Thank you so much.. It was really a pleasant surprise Thanks

  102. Bikramjit Says:

    :) not a problem .. you did come thats what is important ..

    Thank you so much for the wishes .. and oh yes do visit more often :) he heheh

    YEs blogosphere is a good worl you meet so many good people ..
    This friend was not from blog he was with me in the 5th class...

    THank you for the wishes ...

    Thank you bro.. than you so much

  103. Bikramjit Says:

    Yes Blimey :) it was one of those moments..

    Thank you for the wishes ..

    THank you for visiting me .. welcome here do visit again ..

    Thanks for the wishes .. It was really great...

    Thank you so much.. Thanks for the wishes... Yes i had a nice day

  104. Neeha Says:

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  105. Neeha Says:

    103 responses great...
    And let me tell you,I am not gonna tie the knot,its my cousin's..
    The post is abt my cousin's bride viewing:)

  106. Bikramjit Says:

    I know its not you , ohhh did i say its you let me go and visit ur article again :)