These 6 Love Stories of Ordinary Indians – That will make you love
In India, Taj Mahal, Shah Jahan, and his love Mumtaj may be long submerged in the ground. The epic souls’ Heer and Ranjha may have died in each other’s arms, but the love never dies it lives on. There many Indian lovers who did many things and sacrifices for their soul mate starting from a common man who traveled by cycle thousands of kilometers to meet the love of his life to a couple that stayed together through allegations of terrorism and even an imprisonment, here is a list of 6 ordinary Indian’s love stories that prove love is not just something that we see in romantic poems but there is lots more.
1. A man from Delhi cycled from India to Sweden to rejoin with his Soulmate
In the year 1975, Charlotte Von Schedvin got her portrait painted by Pradyumna Kumar Mahanandia, an aesthetic artist based in Delhi India. Similar to Bollywood fashion, both fell in love at first sight and without wasting a minute they got married. Then it was time for Schedvin to leave for Sweden, Mahanandia couldn’t go with her because he was still in his final year of art school. Rather, he promised her that he would finish his education and save enough money to travel to Sweden by himself.
After finishing his studies, however, Pradyumna has realized that he might have spoken too early because it was going to take him a whole life to collect enough money to reach Sweden. PK doesn’t want to break his promise, he bought a new bicycle and cycled all the way to Sweden in the year 1978, where border security personnel were astonished and allowed him inside the country when he showed them proof of his marriage with Schedvin. Today, Schedvin and Pradyumna have been happily married for over 40 years now.
2. Faizul Hasan Qadri a retired postmaster from Uttar Pradesh
Faizul Hasan Qadri a retired postmaster from Uttar Pradesh built a duplicate model of the Taj Mahal for his beloved wife after her death because of cancer in 2011. He spent 14 lakh rupees, the money was all of his savings throughout his life, spent on the memorial — but was out of cash during the last stage of construction of the replica. The Uttar Pradesh government is now assisting him to complete it. Mr. Faizul and his wife had no kids, and she would often worry about not being remembered after she dismisses. Her husband promised to build her a beautiful tomb if she died before he did: a charnel witnessing the love of his life. Just like the great Shah Jahan, Mr.Faizul will be buried next to his wife after his death.
3. This man Invented an innovative bicycle that could ride on water just so he could meet his lovely wife on time
Need is the mother of invention. This story is of Mohammad Saidullah from Motihari in Bihar, who was frustrated because the boats which went to his village were mostly always overcrowded. Which resulted in him not being able to get back to his home and meet his wife on time — repeated every day over again — Saidullah determined to take this problem into his own hand. He has invented an amphibious bicycle that rides on both water and land. After this he has become a serial inventor, his other inventions include a key operated table fan, a mini tractor, and a mini turbine for generating electricity. He names all of his inventions after his beloved wife — Noor.
4. A great Husband who didn’t stop searching for his beloved wife, despite she was declared dead officially
In the month of June 2013, a husband and wife named, Vijaykanth and Leela respectively traveled for a pilgrimage from Alwar in Rajasthan — where Vijaykanth working as a tour operator and guide — to the mountain state of Uttarakhand. In June 2013 also there was a disastrous flood to wipe out the whole state, and Leela went missing in that natural calamity. For the next one and a half year, Vijaykanth searched for her in Uttarakhand at the pilgrimage. He did not come back home even after she was officially declared dead by the government and his family also received compensation for her death.
He was away from family for several months, including their five children, he went from village to village, only with a photo of Leela, asking locals and other people if they had seen someone who resembled her. In the month of January 2015, its been 19 months after they were separated, finally Vijaykanth found his beloved wife, whom residents were seen wandering around the Gongoli village. She was in a state of shock and didn’t recognize him, though he brought her to his home.
Leela is now enjoying a ton of love from her family and children and is on the way to recovery. Love and determination will indeed conquer all.
5. This courageous love story of a gay couple decided to make their precious love pride
This is the story of two individuals from India. They are Sameer Samudra and Amit Gokhale, presently settled in the United States, they were ready to fight against ruthless society to achieve their dream of living together and get married. But some of their family members won’t accept them as a couple till today, but they are happy with living together. It takes a lot of courage and loads of love to do what they have done in reality.
6. This Brave woman didn’t let a vicious acid attack get in the way of her happiness
This brave girl named Laxmi, When she was 15-year-old had an acid attack on her face by a cruel lover. She could have went into dipression and given up on life and commit suicide. But she rather has chosen to live and fight against the dreadful crime of acid-attack. In that time, when she got to meet with social activist Alok Dixit in the year 2014, soon they fell in love and now they are having a baby girl. They are living together but didn’t married — because they wanted to reject the social custom that places an irrational load of value on the bride’s appearance.