Book Review | RAHAT MILI | Sundari Venkatraman

Book Details

Author Profile

Sundari Venkatraman is an indie author who has 41 titles (37 books & 4 collections) to her name, all Top 100 Bestsellers on Amazon India, Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Amazon Canada and Amazon Australia in both romance as well as Asian Drama categories. Her latest hot romances have all been on #1 Bestseller slot in Amazon India for over a month.


Rahat is a new entrant on the NYC campus. She’s charming, cute and vivacious. Sid doesn’t know what’s hit him. For the first time in his life a girl has been able to distract him from his soccer game.

They meet; they talk and fall crazily in love. All good so far! And then suddenly obstacles loom large in their lives. Sid is having weird nightmares. He keeps on calling out to a girl called Meenu. Rahat is convinced Meenu is his ex-girlfriend. Sid works hard to convince her there is no ex-factor in his life.

But Sid’s dreams are creating havoc in their lives. In these dreams Sid speaks with a strange accent and recollects incidents, people and locations with a clarity which disturbs Rahat tremendously.

Rahat insists they see a psychiatrist as she feels Sid suffers from a mental illness.

Will Dr Parker be able to help the young couple find peace?

*A shorter version of this story has been published in my anthology called Matches Made in Heaven

Plot & Review


The story has a reincarnation.


Not my cuppa tea. I don’t really buy the whole reincarnation thing, not in present times, for sure. 

There are two couples, in present and in past, reminding you of the movie Love Aaj Kal. It even refers to a Bollywood movie Raabta which is based on the reincarnation theme. It made me google if the writer has written the movie script. She hasn’t.

Apart from the reincarnation bits, the plot lacks any suspense and does not hold reader’s attention. Because the reader, that’s me, has already lost interest.

A quick read but doesn’t leave you happy.

Shabana Mukhtar

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