His best friends are Omi and Ish Ishaan. He is a very kind-hearted person who wants Ali to take his education seriously despite his mediocre financial condition. She cares about Govind a lot and supports him well through his hardships and struggles. However, he resents growing up and being a saint like his father.
He follows the preachings of Parekh-ji, a political-cum-spiritual leader and has complete faith in him. She, however, despises maths which is required for her medical entrance exams.
Reception[ edit ] Critics across the country were not too impressed with the book and some even suggested that it was not as good as his previous work.
He takes decisions by his emotions. His family enjoys great respect among the people. She runs a home-made food business. Ishaan usually looks after day-to-day shop activities as he has genuine interest in anything cricket-related.
He treats the three friends very well when they go to visit Ali in his house. His main ambition is to become a businessman as he thinks that, being a Gujaratibusiness is in his blood.
Due to this he is in stark contrast to Govind. He is a Muslim and respects Ish like a Guru. Overall he is a good person.
Ish trusts Govind for most of the novel until he learns about his affair with Vidya after which he stops talking to him. But he is not currently playing because of back problems.
Since he is 15,Govind has taken a keen interest in business. Loosely based on Brett Lee. He is the main antagonist of the story. In between their tuition they fall in love which is kept a secret.
The mall later got destroyed due to Gujarat earthquakes. Ishan is witty and talkative. Major characters[ edit ] Govind: He is often shallow and thinks logically instead of allowing his emotions to dictate his behaviour.
He denies the offer of Australian scholarship and wants to play on the Indian side. Govind is doubtful or noncommittal about things. He is an Australian Cricket Team member and a fast bowler.
When he discovers that a boy named Ali is a very talented batsman, he decides to go any length to give Ali proper training.
He makes extra income by tutoring maths. He spots talent in Ali and wants to help him getting a chance to be trained in his academy in Australia. Govind Patel is an ordinary guy with whom anybody can relate.
She is a rebel at heart and dreams to break free from the constraints of a typical middle-class family and society, to go to Mumbaido a course in PR and become independent. He has a son, Dhiraj.
The Three Mistakes[ edit ] Govind had paid a huge amount for buying a shop in Navrangpura shopping mall even though his friends tried to stop him. He is a rather dumb boy and has not many dreams, but he likes to concentrate on having a healthy body.
Omi is the son of the Hindu priest of the local temple.The 3 Mistakes of MY Life: Buying Chetan Bhagat's trashy book Starting Chetan Bhagat's trashy book Finishing Chetan Bhagat's trashy book 3/5.
The 3 Mistakes of My Life traces the lives of three close friends, Govind, Omi and Ishan, in Gujarat. It chronicles the delightful and tragic tale of these young men as they embark on a journey to find success in their lives and careers. The 3 Mistakes of My Life is the third novel written by Chetan Bhagat.
The book was published in May and had an initial print-run ofThe novel follows the story of three friends and is based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India.
This is the third best seller novel by Chetan Bhagat. Chetan Bhagat is the author of four blockbuster novels, Five Point Someone (), One Night @ the Call Center (), The 3 Mistakes of life () and 2 States (). All four books have remained bestsellers since their release.
The 3 Mistakes of My Life traces the lives of three close friends, Govind, Omi and Ishan, in Gujarat. It chronicles the delightful and tragic tale of these young men as they embark on a journey to find success in their lives and careers.4/5(44).
My friends in the film industry, who have given me a new platform to tell my stories from, and who teach me new things everyday, in particular Atul Agnihotri, Raju Hirani, Alvira Khan, Sharman Joshi, Vipul Shah, Imtiaz Ali, Shirish Kunder, Farah Khan and Salman Khan.
The Madras Players and Evam Theatre Group, who turned my stories into .Download