Thursday, March 17, 2016

Was It All Worth It?

     Hey Guys, I haven't posted for quite a long now. Too bored with the monotonous approach, I decided to do something new. That's when I thought of starting an online series, #WasItAllWorthIt in which the readers were gonna be the writers. I was quite satisfied with the response I got though not overwhelmed, to be honest. But Yes, It was fun to interact with people. I got to know instances in their lives they would have never talked about had it not been for this blog. *Mental High Five*. And trust me, Never trust people when they say, they can't write. Okay sometimes you should but not always. Those who say they can't write, turn out to be the best writers, Seriously. And I am very grateful to all of you, all those who took some time of their busy lives and wrote such awesome stuff for my blog. Thanks for making this possible.

So um here it is.

In one line..By seeing country's today's state I could just recall one thing...The Election Day... #WasItAllWorthIt.

-Yash Borvankar

I gave up my job, my career. Went from Dr to Mrs Home Maker for their sake. Wanted to give them the best values, ethics and morals. Developed their conscience in the right direction. Inculcated altruism in them.
They have everything now. Money, Great job, Posh car, house, other extravagant items and educated wives.
But here I am in the old age home. Secluded from everyone I ever knew. Gave up everything I had for their sake. Did I fail or they failed?

-Saee Javdekar

Anniversary of a relationship where I gave in all of me where she wasn't even aware of our relation.
It was the time when I fell for her, those giggles and constantly playing with those strands around her face.
We were strangers holding infinite memories together , at least I am holding them and when that relationship turned 1 year, I went on a date with her to a hospital. Yes, a date in hospital! Strange. Isn't it?

It was worst and best memory I could hold, I was going through all our memories in a blink of an eye.
I wanted to meet her that day. May be god was on my side that day in the worst manner, she met with an accident.
I was horrified with the fact of her being in pain and arrived to meet her, she was sleeping* pale and drooling*, those strands were still on her face waiting for her to play with it.
I woke her up, she came up with that brightest smile she always had!
We met and chatted on our first and last date on our 1st anniversary  of our relationship where I hold those infinite memories and she is holding memories with someone else

Was that relationship worth it  all  worth it  ?


Semester 1.
Exam 2.
A subject whose full form is a vague memory till date. But somehow, I liked it. Maybe because I nailed the viva.
I remember getting 5-6 holidays for preparation. I knew the subject well. Infact, I taught it to a fellow friend a day or two before the exam.
It was the D-Day. I wrote the paper, it was okay. And so was my friend's. We get our results after a zillion months and bam! I barely pass, and he gets an outstanding grade. Reason? "Mumbai university hai boss". You slog it off, you gauge out your eyes, look like a zombie for a subject, and in the end, you barely pass because that's how they roll?
So I ask #wasitallworthit

-Kriti Gupta.

And, there he was. Standing like a corpse in front of me. Waiting for me to give in. How can I forget those sleepless nights wherein I wished him to be mine for eternity when he was sleeping with my best friend. Now, he is telling me that he will love me forever. How can I believe in those sweet melted words, honey?
All those days we spent together went in vain. What was my fault?
Was it worth it all?

(My shelf Of thoughts)
-Taniya Dasgupta.

Worked her ass off to build her dream. Failed for the umpteenth time. Scattered, disappointed, but these things couldn't halt her. She believed in working hard, more than having a talent. Stood again, stronger than ever. Her dreams are bigger than those cut offs.
Was that hardwork worth at all ?


Going out of the box to make someone happy is the best thing you can probably do and I did the same. Making time , finding ways to bring a bright smile on his face . ' He was my best friend' is the line which disturbs everything . There were issues of me being close to him but later that vanished cause I realised there was some other girl who is missing out her part . After time when I found someone who goes to his extremes to make me smile issues took rebirth . Misunderstanding measured the distance between us . He wasn't ok with someone else in my life . well , all the promises we made , sacrifice we did , efforts we took ... #wasitallworthit Now we hardly talk and it hurts when you see that there is person with whom you used to talk whole day and now there is no sign of it .. and this makes me think

-Varsha Shingade

A week before 12th boards . Past midnight , I said to myself ,oh! Come on its for the only guy you are about so much and voila! After another sleepless night it was!... A box of memories with 18 letters for his 18th birthday. An idol he worshipped and a sketch of us I made.I couldn't forget the look on his face when i gave him that box.. but a month or two after that ,we broke up . Now it's 6 months we haven't talked to each other. And i just got to know that he threw away that gift .. n i still wonder was it all worth it ? Spoiling the most important year of my academics when i failed my preboards.


One Day, A good Friend Of Mine Asked Me he could borrow Pair Of Shoes That I Rarely Wear In Hip Hop Block Parties Or Performing On Stage. I gavw It to him Without even Asking For What Event he Need My Shoes. I Expected him to give Them Back in 2 Days In Same Condition. But They were Never Returned! After 2 months I Asked Him about Whereabouts of My Shoes because I Needed Them. He Replied that his Friend Borrowed Them Yesterday ( one Of His Good Friends). I Was Feeling Irritated because those Shoes Were My favourite And Now They Are wandering From one foot To Another Foot.  After 3-4 Days I Saw one of my Close Friends Practising Wearing Those Shoes!
Trust me, Never keep Expectations.
These Non Living Things( Shoes) Sometimes Break Many Close Relations!
-Sachin Deewana (Artist)

I was doing a project for competition of eyantra. That morning I  went to eyantra lab and then for practicals on 4th floor. Some students were waiting outside the practical lab. I just reached there and saw  our HOD came there...some students were able to escape from there but we were caught...he took our ids and warned to call our parents..I thought "aab toh lag gayi"...but he returned our ids after yelling on us...huh!...' was it all worth it'. what would have happened had I just not een to the pracs. I would have completed my project and also Nothing would have happened.
-Anay Ghatpande.

I studied hard day & night  during the  exams. Even though I had fever, I slogged myself with an expectation of getting a good engineering college. Results were out. They were quite satisfactory.    I filled the form for engineering  and I got RAIT clg probably one of the best colleges in our city. I was elated at that time. Then after  somedays I got to know that my another friend who didn't study  for boards and not even  for JEE got the same college  and we both are now  studying in same college together. You must be thinking he must have got aseat through reservations?
Nope...!!! He is also from general category. This was the day I lost faith in the education system of India.
Was that all worth it?

-Rohit Gharge.

What is important in every students life? Just to reach at a top. And to get a best value for their efforts they make year by years. 

                  Sometimes  I wonder if everything that I do , or we do , is worth all our trouble,  I'm tired of trying so hard, I'm tired of being what I want to be , but I'm not tired of all the failures , all the problems, all the conflicts and the confrontations. This isn't supposed to be what it was like.

                    The day begins, I reached college and suddenly one of my friend told me about the notice announced by Psychology Department of Mumbai University.  I rushed to notice board. It was about to make some Neuropsychology project . I registered my name. That was a first opportunity for me to present my knowledge in front of people. Prof. Chitra ma'am make 3 groups, each group with 4 members. After group discussion, we decided some of topics. We choose 'BIOLOGY OF MIND' and that was a best topic. I reached home. Each day i spend 5-6 hours on internet , make notes , picked out related images , watched videos about brain.  I took books and model of brain, it cost above 3000 ₹. I had a meeting with my group. Teach them everything in detail , make presentation , we purchased handycam to shoot presentation. I read books till late night . But that was't enough knowledge. So I went hospital, had appointment with 'neurosurgeon'. Learned everything in depth . My sister is computer science student and one of my friend knows about web designing, so I insist both to make best web site . And they did it.  Everything is ready now. 

                    Finally the day arrived. We went to mumbai. Each college presented their projects. And after 2-3 hours university announced top 10 projects. We got 3rd rank. We won  in top 10 projects. University called group leader on the stage .They took group leader name as a winner. This amazed me. And at that time ,I come across , actually it was an individual project instead of group project. And other members are just a supporters.  It hurts me when I saw someone other is appreciating for mine efforts. I felt that someone from inside of my body is asking me question like, what about your effort? what about the money and time you spend in this? where you stand? And the most important what you gain from this ? This questions reveal in my mind. I feel helpless and negative vibration around me. And I run out from there. When I reached home, I saw my mother face is asking me about the reward. I looked down and told her that I failed. 

                     Next day principal called our group and rewarded us. And the reward was just 1 pen and rose . But no one knows that actually who took an efforts. Is one pen and rose is enough reward for my efforts?  I can't help but I wonder.

-Dnyati Burkhe


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  1. Best one is Rohit Gharge's story! #wasitworthit ?

    1. Hey there, Thanks for stopping by. I will surely let your comment reach the concerned person. :)