Hey Friends!Dis is my first attempt at a SanRaj one shot.Here DM is not Dharampur ka Maalik & der r only SanRaj in da story,I've kept M-clan out of dis.Hope u lyk it!
Oasis in the desert
'I'm definitely not cumin wid u dis tym.'
So sayin Santu walks out of the room.
DM follows her into the kitchen.
'Plz dear,for my sake.I'll be so.. lonely widout u.'
Santu looks at him.DM makes a puppy face.
Santu:Tell me one thing,u cm home once or may b twice in a year,da rest of the tym u travel around the globe while I stay alone here.I miss u a lot.But hav u ever seen me resort to such emotional blackmailing?
DM(annoyed):Now,cant u do even dis much 4 me?
Santu:If I tell u 2 leave ur job,FOR MY SAKE,will u do it?
DM:U gotta b kiddin me Santu...Do u even know who ur husband is?Dharamraj Mahiyavanshi- world famous WIldlife Photographer,winner of prestigious awards,writer of 5 books on Wildlife Photography,NatGeo's creative photographer,Pa..
DM:Huhh!All dis is just etc. for u.Had I been a fashion photographer & had I asked u 2 accompany me 2 sm of ur favourite shopping locales lyk NYC,Bangkok or Milan,u wud hav happily joined me. But unfortunately for u,m not goin 2 any of dese 'hip' places,bt to Egypt..
Santu:Leave it DM,its another useless discussion..
DM:U stop askin such useless questions-can u leave ur job?Damn!Now m askin u 4 da final tym-r u cumin wid me 2 Egypt for a 10 day shoot?
Santu thinks for a while.She is initially apprehensive owning 2 da heat in Egypt,then she agrees,thinkin dat atleast dat way she'll get 2 b wid DM 4 sm more tym.
A week later,DM & Santu reach Egypt.Santu stays in the hotel da entire day,while DM is busy wid his shooting.He cms back by 6 or 7 & loads his photos on his laptop & works till another hour or so.Den dey both go 2 da banquet hall in the hotel 4 dinner.Dis is da daily routine.Santu gets immensely bored,but she doesnt complain since she doesnt wanna upset DM,also bcoz she sees how hard he's workin.
On their last evening in Egypt,DM cms back at 5 in the evening.
Santu:Wot happened?U came back so early today...
DM:Didnt get permission 2 shoot in the Sinia desert 2day,so..
Santu sees dat he is disappointed.
Santu:Oh..bt otherwise,how was ur day?
DM:It was good.I jst enquired wid da hotel staff,der's sm programme in da evening in the roof top area,some belly dancer is cumin & also sm traditional programmes r der,lets go der.
Santu:Fine.I think u need 2 relax now,so dis'll b good 4 u.
Dey cm back 2 der room at 9 pm.
Santu(while opening the door):I dunno y u didnt wanna eat der?
DM:Coz I saw a beef dish der.
Santu:Oh...anyways,its ok,we'll order smtyn in da room,as such m very tired and...
She is surprised 2 c da room decorated wid wild orchids.Der r candles lit everywer & she spots a bottle of red wine & 2 goblets on the side table..
Santu:Oh my God!How did u manage all of dis?
DM:Leave all dat,did u lyk it?
Santu:Sure,I did.Thanks a lot!
She hugs him.
DM:Dis is a small gesture of my luv 4 u..
Santu(blushes):I love dis &..I love u 2!
Santu kisses his cheek,while DM kisses her forehead.
DM:Lets njoy now,I've ordered ur favourite Chinese food.Den b4 v leave 2mrw evening,we'll hav lots of fun!In da morning,v r goin 4 boating in the Nile river,den v'll see the pyramids & finally we'll go 4 some shoppin in da local markets..I've heard a lot about the antique stuff available here,oh..oh..
He takes out a gift from his laptop bag.
DM:Dis is 4 u.
Santu:Wow!Thanks a lot dear!
Its a mother of pearls jewellery set.
Santu:Dis is awesome!!!
DM:Its is a speciality of Egypt.My assistant got it 4 me,I was hopin u'll lyk it.
Santu smiles at him.
While DM serves the food,Santu says a small prayer,thankin God 4 givin her sucha nice husband who turned a boring desert into an oasis of love..
Edited by aparakshitij - 19 June 2011 at 5:11am