When Julia met Rahul
Father who I never knew, Loving mom, New place, New friends and a new friend who might not just be a friend. And then one day everything collapses...
PART 1 : (JULIA COMES TO INDIA)
MARY (Julia's mom): Come on hon, we'll miss the flight!
JULIA: Mom..Will this be the last time we'll be in New York?..
MARY: Julia! We gotta leave, Come on get your bags down
JULIA : Yeah sorry
(Mary and Julia get in the car and leave to the airport)
(In the car)
MARY : Julia, we're going to dad's place because he's no more and you know someone has to take care of his place and this won't be the last time we are seeing New york
(Joe, Julia's father, who left them when she was born)
JULIA : Yeah mom, I'm sorry I was worried, I'll miss Emily!
MARY : We're probably gonna stay there for a while so you can invite Emily sometime
JULIA : Oh! Ok yea sure mom
MARY : Look there! We've reached
(Mary and Julia get down and get their luggage out)
(After a long while of waiting, they get in the flight)
(Julia looking at New York for a last time till a long time, her desperate eyes didn't wanna leave)
AIR HOSTESS : Excuse me, do you want anything to eat?
(Mary and Julia politely refuse)
(The pilot made an announcement that it'll take another 15 mins to reach the destination)
JULIA : Will it be fine? I'm worried, new people, new place!
MARY : Hey Julia, you fine?
JULIA : Yeah sorry, I'm worried
MARY : It's gonna be ok, trust me
(They got down the flight and are waiting for Krishna to pick them up)
(Krishna is Joe's Assistant who's come to pick them up)
Krishna spots them and reaches there and he introduces himself)
KRISHNA : Hello Mary and you must be Julia, Joe sir used to talk a lot about you, I am Krishna, you can call me Krish
MARY : Hello Krishna, how are you? And how's the house?!
KRISHNA : It's all good Mary and me too, let's get moving, there's a lot of traffic in Hyderabad nowadays!
(Mary and Julia get in the car and Krishna starts it)
JULIA : Hey Krish, How long till we reach!
MARY : it'll take about an hour Julia, get some sleep
KRISHNA : Yeah, it's better you get some sleep Julia
JULIA : Ok yeah..
(Julia falls asleep immediately, she didn't get sufficient sleep on the flight)
MARY : So how was Joe? And how's Annie?
KRISHNA : He was fine but one day his health started deteriorating and he was on bed for almost a month and then this happened..
MARY : I wish I could see him one last time
(They reached the house, it was big mansion)
KRISHNA : Julia, Mary we've reached!
JULIA : Woah! It's huge mom! Dad stayed alone in all this
MARY : Yeah it's huge! Now let's get inside and get lunch
JULIA : Sure!
KRISHNA : You guys go in, I'll get the luggage
(Julia and Mary go in the house, there were no pictures of Joe)
JULIA : Mom, aren't there any pictures of dad?
MARY : I don't know honey, there should be something
(*A knock at the door)
(A young boy seemingly the age of Julia, a strong jawline and he's lean and tall)
(Rahul and Julia see each other for the first time)
RAHUL : Hey! I'm Rahul, I've heard you've just moved here, we're you're neighbors, my mom just made some cookies for you guys
JULIA : Oh hello Rahul, I'm Julia!. Thanks a lot for this! We're very hungry!
RAHUL : These are nothing! You should have lunch at my place today, I insist!
(Mary interrupts the conversation)
MARY : No Rahul, it's ok, we'll eat out and I'm Mary by the way
RAHUL : Hello, nice to meet you Mary, well we had a few people coming over to lunch and thy had their plans canceled so well my mom has the food ready so she wanted me to ask you guys , it's delicious trust me!
JULIA : Mom, we could try and I'm very hungry, we can't find another restaurant now!
MARY : All right, let's get goin then!
(Rahul leads the way to his house)
RAHUL : Mom!, Julia and Mary are here, our new neighbors
(Rahuls mom Reena enters the scene)
REENA : Oh Hello! I'm Reena
MARY : Hi Reena, I'm Mary and this Julia
REENA : Hi Mary and Julia!, Come in the lunch is hot and ready
JULIA : Yeah, we're pretty hungry!
(All of them had a great lunch)
MARY : This was very delicious!! Thank you
JULIA : Yes Aunty, this was really good!
REENA : Thank you! I'm glad you liked it!
And you're coming here for dinner too; don't say no! I'll prepare something good! And let's go and buy some groceries for your house Mary
MARY : Sure! Yeah, Julia honey, I'll be back in a while
REENA : Rahul, why don't you show her your room?
RAHUL : Sure! Yea, Julia this way
JULIA : All right, sure!
(Rahul leads the way to his room)
(It was big, with stickers of Cricket stuck all around)
JULIA : So, you play cricket ?!
RAHUL : Yeah I love cricket! And what school do u go to?!
JULIA : I finished school the previous month, I applied for universities, I'll probably get a reply soon, What about you?
RAHUL : I thought we were the same age, well no, I'm in my 12th, I have my finals the next year
JULIA : Oh! So you're younger huh!
RAHUL : No yea! I mean yea right!
JULIA : Yeah ok (*laughing)
RAHUL : So yea this is my room and there's a guitar behind you, I play it sometimes
(Julia turns around and Rahul moves forward to help and there occurs the moment)
(Eyes match each other, an intense and confused look, those eyes which move down and look at their lips...