Camera, Fiction' is compilation
of the short anecdotes and stories that I have been publishing on Facebook for
the last two years. I continue to write posts.
But why 'Lite, Camera Fiction'? There are many
reasons. Whenever I published a post on Facebook, I used to share a relevant
song from YouTube. My aim was to demystify many complex issues using day-to-day
examples and hence the title has the word 'Lite'
and not 'Lights'.
The issue of India, Pakistan and Kashmir is
very complex. I have written many posts related to it. There is this song from
'Haqeeqat' – 'Zara Si Aahat Hoti Hai…' Using this song as a trigger, I have
tried to explain the plight of Kashmiris.
This book covers a range of topics – from
politics, to spirituality, to religion, to human relationships, you name it and
I have written about it.
There is this song from 'Aandhi' – 'Is Mod Par
Aate Hai Kuch Susta Kadam Rasate Kuch Tez Kadam Raahe'. Using this song as an
inspiration, I had written a post demystifying a complex subject like
I have published human-relationship-related
stories like 'Abhimaan' – how a small misunderstanding, inflated egos, etc. can
destroy a relationship.
'Lite, Camera, Ficion' is a compilation of the
Facebook posts of Chhotoo Ghadge, who has written more than 100 posts to date.
He is a prolific and compulsive writer, who keeps the inspiration going,
sometimes burning midnight oil and staying up till 2 and 3 am in the morning.
Chhotoo describes how writing made him forget
himself, describing the process as a journey to 'discovering the self'. So he
sums it up with the verse: