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Founder: Chameli - Stories: 16 - Followers: 0 - id: 4051
All stories featuring characters of South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Bengali, Nepali, etc.) descent are welcome here.

An Imperfect circle by mystiquepai reviews
Aditi needs a topic for a short story comp, she starts writing about a random guy she meets in a train.....but soon she finds her story weaving itself into her life.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,854 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/31/2009 - Complete
I decide! by saladbowl91 reviews
Naina is the average Indian girl. The difference? Her mother hates her because of her dark skin and favors her sister Shivani. What happens when a marriage proposal comes to their doorstep? COME, peek into Naina's life through her POV. READ AND REVIEW
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,511 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/31/2010 - Complete
Tera Hone Laga Hoon by annahunlimited
Priya Kapoor and Rahul Patel were Bollywood's hot couple but at the end of shooting their latest movie, Priya breaks up with him. What's the reason for her sudden decision? And will they ever get back together? R&R please, it all depends on the feedback
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,454 - Published: 5/12/2010
Regretfully Yours by hoovi reviews
Haya's life was about to become a story she'd only read in books. An arranged marriage, being bartered for the sake of tradition, she sees her dream of becoming a doctor slip from her hands.. Or will Ahad turn her nightmare into a fairytale?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Family - Chapters: 12 - Words: 25,056 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 11/11/2013 - Published: 1/2/2009
The Incurable by AnarkalisDance reviews
"The disease you have is incurable. It's slowly, and painfully, going to take your life, and I will love each second of watching you beg for every last breath, Grandmother." Is there a limit to how low you would fall to bring those you hate to their knees? From the author of "Bulbul Song"
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 60,161 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 5/26/2013 - Published: 6/27/2012
The Greatest Treasure of All by Kitomi reviews
In the ancient city of Satapura, a mysterious desert prophet offers a young thief the answer to any question his heart desires. Will it be one of wisdom? Like the true tales of Ancient India, this story includes a touch of the unreal and a hidden message.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,161 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/23/2007 - Complete
The Day I Died by Hindi Sparkling Diamond reviews
The supposedly happiest day of my life turned out to be terrifying beyond belief and the day I nearly died inside. A tale of arranged marriage.
Fiction: Biography - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,549 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/2/2003
Kashi by Gunnz
A story of a boy surviving through the corrupted crime world of India. Strong language and violence. Please read and review.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,280 - Updated: 7/23/2007 - Published: 7/12/2007
Arranged marriage by Hemlata reviews
A humorous, but ultimately sympathetic take on Indian arranged marriages, this is a love journey of two individuals who were not so different from one another after all.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,899 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 4/3/2012
Into the Sunset by Kal Ho Naa Ho reviews
Maya is a typical woman....except she's an Indian princess.....and she's in love with the brother of her betrothed.......and there seems to be a sinister scheme brewing...........
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,048 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 8/19/2007 - Published: 8/13/2007
Lakshmi by Steppenwoelfin reviews
Slight angst. This is a short story somewhat autobiographical about Lakshmi, an Indian girl, who is being stared at all the time. It deals with racism.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 935 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 2/1/2003
Bindi by CatchMeInADream reviews
A romance/tragedy based on the Indian myth of Rama and the demon Ravana.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,243 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/16/2004
Nikah by ihrtbks reviews
[ONESHOT][Wedding]Excerpt: He'd always thought his bride would be dressed in white. His fiancée wants an Indianstyle wedding, and he'll give her anything it's in his power to give.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,585 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/1/2007 - Complete
The Glass Bangles by TheEighthHorcrux reviews
An Indian version of Cinderella. Diya Arora was a dancer in the court of King Ranjit before her father remarried and was forced to move out of the court and into the city. After his death, she became nothing more than a servant. CHAPTER 1 REWRITE POSTED
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,280 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/26/2009 - Published: 5/16/2008
For You by ihrtbks reviews
He didn't like seeing his best friend's little sister hurt because she was like HIS little sister, right? So why'd he propose, and why does her brother not know?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,901 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/4/2008 - Published: 10/10/2007