Say You’ll Be My Jaan

Say You’ll Be My Jaan


'A warm, smart, sexy, and absolutely charming debut' COLLEEN HOOVER, It Ends With Us


"Think of it like Tinder. Except your parents are the algorithm"

Meghna has tried everything to find her jaan: blind dates, the dreaded apps, even attempting conversations with strangers. Everything except arranged marriage.

Then Seth, her best friend and the-one-who-got-away, asks her to be his "best man" and suddenly her parent's taste doesn't seem so bad. Which is how she meets the cranky but handsome Karthik, who knows marriage is not for him.

They’re the perfect match – if not the one their parents think they are making – and a deal is struck. They’ll announce their engagement: Karthik will be excused from his mother’s set-ups and Meghna will have a date for the wedding from her nightmares.

But how can you fake it and get away with it, when you’re not faking it at all?

For fans of WEDDING SEASON, SAY YOU'LL BE MY JAAN is brimming with characters you can't help but fall for, off-the-charts chemistry and all the joy of a 90s romcom as it takes a fresh look on that age old search for your other half.


Everyone’s falling hard for Say You’ll Be My Jaan

'The type of South Asian diaspora romance I’ve always wished for. Naina Kumar’s debut is spectacular' Nisha Sharma, Dating Dr. Dil

'A fresh and charming story about finding love without losing yourself' Linda Holmes, Evvie Drake Starts Over

'This debut about love, culture, family, and friendship is absolutely irresistible?I didn’t want to put it down' Sarah Adler, Mrs. Nash’s Ashes

'An instant romance classic!' Farah Heron, Accidentally Engaged

'Stuffed to the brim with emotion, chemistry, and all the best microtropes' Ava Wilder, Will They or Won’t They


  • I couldn't put down this page-turner. A warm, smart, sexy, and absolutely charming debut with the most important lesson at its center: real love is built on courage. Meghna and Karthik happily ever after is the new When Harry met Sally. Naina Kumar's Just Pretend You will be my Jaan has it all
    Colleen Hoover, #1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us

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