Author Archives: workaholicvarun

Love Aaj Kal [Love These Days]

So, you might have heard of all the fairy tales on Love stories. Do listen to this story too! Because this is no story nor is it a fairy tale! Now, I know you would protest that love is made … Continue reading

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Love Love Love!!! (soon to be a Romantic Fiction book/ web series)

How Akash, an introvert from Chennai becomes an extrovert, makes his way through a lot of friends and establishes himself as a Love Guru in Delhi. He meets his first true love Shruti in a Speed Dating event and they … Continue reading

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Food Preferences in a Mumbai Family

When you (Varun Mannava) are from a strict vegetarian family and your partner (Shraddha) is from a strictly Non vegetarian family (from Mumbai) and that too with three siblings – one younger brother, one elder sister and one elder brother, … Continue reading

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Dil Bechara : An emotional farewell to Sushant Singh Rajput!

With all that’s been happening in bollywood industry since the passing away of the 34 year old actor, Dil Bechara movie feels actually like a Crystal Ball prediction for 1 hour 40 minutes. The film is definitely a fitting and … Continue reading

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Lockdown Gyan: Why moving to Chennai was the best decision my Father ever made!

My Father Srinivas Gowtham Mannava was born in Baapatla and studied in Guntur (near Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh). He was into stage acting during his childhood and had moved around all of Andhra Pradesh in his capacity as a stage actor. … Continue reading

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Vedanta in Dating

Ok, so 5, 000 (yes, Five Thousand!) Years ago, what was the most toughest task in Indian Civilization? Think deep. People were all goodnatured back then. At least that’s what we can deduce since they didn’t have a greed based … Continue reading

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Community based Matrimonials in India : Facilitators or Distinguishers?

I was watching a regional (Tamil) comedy channel on TV. I was inconveniently surprised to see a matrimony ad where two people are happily married because they married within the same caste. Being within the same caste helped them understand … Continue reading

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Who Am I? : Part One

When you are a party bee who hangs out with your wolf pack at least twice a week and converted your passion of hanging out and making new friends out of strangers into a Dating Guru, the last thing you … Continue reading

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Similarities between Professional Networking and First Date

As weird as the title of my blog post may sound, the strengths and weaknesses of an individual remain consistent in all domains of life. If one is mentally and physically strong, they could go out there and achieve anything. … Continue reading

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Dating Games in ‘The Game Of Thrones’

Disclaimer : This is my own personal account of Dating instances in The Game of Thrones series. This is not to belittle men/ women/ persons from the LGBTQ community. Most importantly this is not to disappoint or hurt any of … Continue reading

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