One Night at call center by Chetan Bhagat. Pages·· know 'All right , she said, 'It is a story about six people in a call center as one night.'. I am Chetan by the way, Chetan Bhagat.' . 'All right, she said, 'It is a story about six people in a call center as one night.' . Anyway, I am a call center agent. PDF | On Mar 3, , Moovendhan M and others published Chetan Bhagat's " One Night at the Call Center" as a Fantasy Novel.
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One Night at the Call Center. Home · One Night at the Call Center Author: Chetan Bhagat Working the Night Shift: Women in India's Call Center Industry. .txt) or read online. One Night At The Call Center by Chetan Bhagat. Download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd. Flag for bestthing.info centre. CHETAN BHAGAT'S ONE NIGHT @ THE CALL CENTER: DEPICTION OF HUMAN have chosen the profession at a call center for their needs and fulfillments.
During the journey, the narrating author meets a beautiful girl. The girl offers to tell the author a story on the condition that he has to make it his second book. After a lot of hesitation, the author agrees. The story was about six people working in a call center.
One night they got a phone-call from God within the story, which comprises the bulk of the book, relates the events that happen one night at a call center.
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Told through the eyes of the protagonist, Shyam, it is a story of almost lost love, thwarted ambitions, absence of family affection, pressures of a patriarchal set up, an insight on the lifestyle of youth of this country and the work environment of a globalized office.
Shyam loves but has lost Priyanka, who is now planning an arranged marriage with another; Vroom loves Esha. Esha wants to be a model, Radhika is in an unhappy marriage with a demanding mother-in-law, and Military Uncle wants to talk to his grandson; they all hate Bakshi, their cruel and somehow sadist boss. Claimed to be based on a true story, the author chooses Shyam Mehra alias Sam Marcy as the narrator and protagonist , who is one among the six call center employees featured.
A phone call from God is one of the salient features in the novel. In order to cheer themselves up, all the lead characters of the novel decide to go and enjoy at a night club.
After enjoying for a while, they leave for the office. Later her agent tells her that she was too short to be a ramp model, moreover he priced for her virginity. She feels terribly betrayed and tries so suppress the mental pain by inflicting herself with physical pain by purposely cutting her skin.
This shows her regrets for her wrong deeds and passion. Radhika is the only married woman among the group. She creates her own responsibilities by marring Anuj, who is from an ultra traditional family.
She loves her husband very much and she has to take care of her mother-in-law. Act like a daughter-in-law should. She becomes shocked and decides to live separately along with Esha. He worked in Army and after his retirement, he chooses the call center job to supplement his meagre pension. He lives alone away from his son, for this condition he himself and his attitude is the only reason.
While he was along with his son, he exhibited his ego. In turn, he is neglected by his son and daughter-in-law who live in America. But he has too much of affection towards his grandson. Please stay away and do not send him any more emails.
This shows the miserable condition of an elderly man of a family who longs for respectable love and affection. As the story moves on, the characters are in frustration, work pressure, despair and dismay. To get some relief from these unbearable psychological conflicts, they visit a night club, which is represented as a modern society and its life style they enjoyed there.
On their return to the call center, their Qualis gets struck into a construction building pit. The Qualis hangs on the iron bars laid on the pit. They confirm that, they have no scope to survive further.
Then everyone faces their inner struggle of real fear of death.
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The actual nature of human beings comes out from their feelings of regrets. Bhagat tries to make a change from the routine in the novel by introducing God, the invisible supreme authority over a phone only through his voice. Deus ex machina, this technique of the divine force from a machine, which directs the lives of the characters, is one of the narrating styles of post-modernism.
The voice of God from the machine is employed by so many Greek and Latin writers. In the horrible crisis of death trap, even the network of communication through mobiles is not available, to their surprise they receive a phone call which displays as God. God introduces himself to the characters in a polite manner with simple English. It shows the usage of vocabulary and word power of the modern generation.
Until then each character maintains certain decorum in their attitude, when they hear the voice of the almighty, they burst out.
Then God poses a funny question that, which call they feel most important in the world. On their request God makes a deal to save them from the death crisis. But on one condition, they have to reveal their inner voice to him.
Vroom confesses that he wants a life with meaning. Her mother needs to realize that she is responsible for her own happiness. Further she stresses, her focus is only on her own life and what she wants. Military uncle wants to be with his son and grandson. He realizes he was wrong in judging them by his outdated values.
He needs to get rid of his inflated ego and decides to adjust. Esha accepts to give up delusions of glamour; modelling and she wants to get love and affection from her parents again.
Shyam wants to set up a small web design company in collaboration with Vroom. Then God gives advices to them with his enchanting four mantras which reveal the secret of life and its successes.
Bhagat portrays their inner voice as voice of God. The motivational speech of God reveals the four mantras; one, a medium amount of intelligence, two, a bit of imagination, the third thing is self confidence and God explained the fourth thing as most painful one and everyone still needs to learn as it is the most important thing; failure.
You have to experience it, feel it, taste it, and suffer it. Only then you can shine… Never be afraid of failure.
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Eventually they must pay attention to their heart and forget about the external pressures and forces. Conclusion Chetan Bhagat projects the realistic picture of the society within a small world the call center and also within the limited span of one night in his fascinating novel One Night the Call Center.
He elevates the positive and negative shades of the cosmopolitan atmosphere at BPO.The motivational speech of God reveals the four mantras; one, a medium amount of intelligence, two, a bit of imagination, the third thing is self confidence and God explained the fourth thing as most painful one and everyone still needs to learn as it is the most important thing; failure.
At its filthy conditions of the industry, it victimized an aspirant; Esha sleeps with a forty-year-old designer to get a break in a major fashion show. It shows the usage of vocabulary and word power of the modern generation. Their boss gets his comeuppance through a faked e-mail -- not entirely plausible, but maybe some might consider it just, since he stooped to similar levels.
He worked in Army and after his retirement, he chooses the call center job to supplement his meagre pension.
She has to earn money for her living and looking for a break in modelling. She wishes Priyanka to marry a person to whom she decides for her.