Say You’ll Be My Jaan

Say You’ll Be My Jaan


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Think of it like Tinder. Except your parents are the algorithm, and both parties are looking for a life-long commitment...

Meghna has tried everything when it comes to dating: blind dates, apps, attempting to drum up conversations with strangers at bars (ew). Everything except arranged marriage.

But 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 grumpy but handsome Karthik, who has seen enough of his parents' relationship to know marriage is not for him.

Turns out, Meghna and Karhtik are a match made in heaven (if not the one their parents think they are making) - and a deal is struck. They will be fake-engaged for three months. That way Karthik will get out of the absurd number of arranged set-ups his mother has planned and Meghna will have a date to the wedding from her worst nightmares.

But what will happen when the wedding is over? Maybe what they thought was fake is real after all?

Brimming with characters you can't help but fall for and off-the-charts chemistry, SAY YOU'LL BE MY JAAN is both a trip back to the heyday of swoony nineties romantic comedies and a deep and poignant look at the effects of culture and family in our most intimate relationships.

©2024 Naina Kumar (P)2024 Penguin Audio


  • 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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