Those Pricey Thakur Girls is written by Anuja Chauhan, the bestselling author of books like Battle for Bittora and The Zoya Factor. Those Pricey Thakur Girls was published by HarperCollins in February 1, 2013. It is a story of the fiery Debjani Thakur, one of the five daughters of Mamta Thakur and Justice Laxmi Narayan Thakur. Set in New Delhi during the pre-liberalisation era of India, the novel weaves through the lives of various colourful and interesting characters.
Anuja Chauhan is an Indian author who worked as an advertiser, writing slogans for brands like Mountain Dew, Pepsi, Nokia and Kurkure for more than 17 years before embarking on a full-time literary career in 2010. As a writer, Anuja is renowned for her contemporary romance novels. Like most of Anuja's novels, what makes Those Pricey Thakur Girls gripping is the fact that the story has a combination of humour, sarcasm and wit in addition to a series of interesting events.
Those Pricey Thakur Girls is essentially a love story of Debjani (one of the five daughters of the Thakurs) and Dylan (a journalist and the son of Justice Laxmi Narayan Thakur's friend). Debjani (or Dabbu) is a newsreader on TV. Her heart skips a beat at the mere thought of Dylan. Even Dylan falls for Dabbu. However, there are obstacles which come in their path. Apart from focusing on the love story of Dylan and Dabbu, the book also talks about Justice Thakur's other daughters, namely Anjali, Binodini, Chandrakanta and Eshwari. Each daughter is eccentric in her own way making this book an interesting read.
In Those Pricey Thakur Girls, Anuja Chauhan endows each and every character with a unique voice. Both readers and critics have praised the book and the way its plot progresses over time. This popular work of fiction has 400 pages and it's quite a light read. It is available in English in paperback binding. The ISBN 10 of the book is 9350296020 and the ISBN 13 of the book is 9789350296028.