I started reading Dhiren’s aka Dhiru bhai’s blog in April 2009. I am not sure how I stumbled upon his blog but the first post I read was “ The Times of Fatherhood” And till date this has been my favorite post. He writes about anything and everything that touches him with a twist of humor. Be it elections, crickets or the fact that he was fined and ofcourse about Bharuch and food. But the most enjoyable posts are of his wife and his son. Don’t believe me? Check this out! If I have to say in a single line, why I love his blog, I would say ( indeed I have before) that he makes me feel as if I am a part of his family. The easy conversational tone and simple words.. and clean humor. Thats signature Hitchwriter! I am keeping my words short ( As the whole post disappeared once 😦 and also because this post is going to be really long 🙂 )
The opinions of the regular readers of his:
I think he is a simple, nice guy. He is a true Sagittarius. Sensitive. Compassionate. He’s a JKG not an MCP. Straighforward. Honest. Of late very funny, I like his posts abut his family the best, about his brother cleaning out his shelves, about his wife’s love for his blog and about his son, his mom, his morning walks…
One of the wittiest bloggers who can smile even at the toughest times. That is a rare quality in this world full of whiners. Yes! world is difficult to live in but instead of sitting and cribbing, isn’t it much better to smile and do something about it. I find Dhiren that type of a person. Of course here I am being too formal with my praise and all. Most of you know what I really think about Dhiren aka Hitchy aka Eggwriter. Ha..ha..ha..
Dhiren. Dhiren. Dhiren. What can I say that is going to make him sound “nice”? 😉 😛
Well Dhiren comes across as a Casanova and only has one sis the blog sphere. His posts illustrate his wonderful drollness and also his passion for cricket and food. I love the way Dhiren makes his wife and child the stars of his blog and the way he writes about them. The stories he tells makes you feel as if you are really there actually witnessing it. He is one of those guys always welcoming when you visit his blog and leave comments for him. He’s a rocking writer. He’s a true “hitchwriter.” 😉
Dhiren is one blogger whose enthusiasm bubbles through every post(and comment) of his.. Its pure, unadulterated fun to read his posts.. Here is a blogger who is comfortable in taking potshots at himself and others 🙂 And amidst all the fun, he also manages to pull off beautifully poignant posts on his wife, mother and son.. A wonderfully versatile blogger with a great sense of humour. He can even make a post on how he does not have anything to write, a fun read:)
Our very own super-blogstar OG says,
I discovered Dhirubhai’s blog through IHM. The one thing that shines most in his blog is the passion that he has for so many things in life, like cricket, photography and food and life itself. He also comes across a superbly humorous blogger especially those posts which deal with his personal “trysts with his many girlfriends”. He has a way with words which almost none have and the Blog Samaj is an absolute laugh riot thanks to him thanks to his posts and his comments!! Three Cheers!!!!
And Mystery says,
“Dhiren/hitchwriter is one of my favorite bloggers. I like the way he writes about his son, his life style and the smaller things that affect his day-to-day life. The way he writes creates interests in the readers and would want all of us to visit again and wait for his next post. He is funny and honest at the same time which is what, i think is liked by all the fellow bloggers. The post he wrote on challenges of being a father is one of my favorites.”
And in the last but not the least, Indyeah writes an essay,
Dhiren aka Hitchwriter:))
Kahaan se shuru karun?:))
Hitchwriter has a funny bone wait!make that a funny aatma 😀 I mean this guy can see the humour in any and every situation…and that is his charm is it not?:))Dhiren writes about everyday situations ..only his take on those situation is so very humorous and so very Hitchwriter-ish 😀
Like Winnie said sometime back…one does feel as if one has known Dhiren’s family forever:))such is the charm of his writing…and only a select few like Dhiren have this charm and no one else…
Dhiren can write about things on this manner because he too is a person who is jovial and easygoing…Never have I seen him crib or whine or complain….What would the world be like with more people like Dhiren? :)) One simply wonders 😀
It would be a wonderful world for sure but aqlso a madcap one 😀
Hitchwriter connects to people..there is something in his writing that is hard to define and yet the number of people who read his blog are a testimony to his wonderful way of writing..
Dhiren’s humour is his alone…no one can quite match up to it 😀 I dont think people should even try 😀
*Indyeah looks at Dhiren in anticipation for some generous words of praise in return* 😆
This is the post of Dhiren’s (among many others) that I love
The Times of Fatherhood
He has written so humorously about his son :)))hriday is a sweetheart
btw 😀 (probably takes after his mom) 😀
I love so many more of his posts that it would be really, really difficult to list all of them:DDhiren is a happy soul..and thats the best kind there is …He refuses to look be a pessimist and thats exactly my kind of friend if there ever was one!
Dhiren though I usually pull your leg 😀 and am the only one whom you have given permission to call you bhai*looks smug*and never say this to you:) but you know you are special right? 🙂 You are one of the sweetest friends I have in this blogosphere 🙂
And adds later:Dhiren is a feminist if I ever had to list all the males who are feminist and are proud to be one:))Dhiren is also not bound to traditions and rules and I like him for that:))The fact that he thinks god can be found in rock music:))is so totally awesome!:)))
Dhiren is a feminist if I ever had to list all the males who are feminist and are proud to be one:))
Dhiren is also not bound to traditions and rules and I like him for that:))
The fact that he thinks god can be found in rock music:))is so totally awesome!:)))
I am sure by now you would be busy rolling and stalking his blog. If you are still dithering ( which I am sure you are not! ) I have one more tool to woo you! Ah yesh! The interview with the blogger himself!!
Hitch hiker writer in his own words:
I am a gray haired 31 year old man, who spends a major time of his trading cotton with people who chew tobacco and smokes packets and drink carats ( 😛 :P)
He also happens to be married with a child (Hriday) and twin brothers, Prashant and Prakash (they are least mentioned in your blog.. may be you should post about them too!!)
I had asked few of the bloggers to provide me with the questions they would love to ask Dhiren.. these are the answers:
1. Does he really like mutton biryani ?
D: Chicken biryani preferred … I dont like mutton
2. Did he really take Rakesh’s post on humour seriously, I have seen he has become funnier ever since that post…
D: *keeping as straight a face as i can* No comments
Why don’t you convince your wife to also start blogging?
D: I have tried many times but she wont start… frankly she is not very savvy with the computers and a really lazy person. She is happy with her novels, phone, jogging and her new business ( She is taking trekking tours for Anala . For more information click here. Or you may check with the chat transcripts)
Write an advt. for Solilo’s apothecary. :))))) 😛
Mayoosi, Anindra, Julaab ho ya ho koi bhi pareshani…
Ghabhrao mat ae blog samaj vasi…
Ab hai hum bloggers ke liye special therapy….
Sililo Sardar ki apothecary…. !!!!
Bhai shabd se itna darr kyun?
D: well frankly and really it doesnt matter… ! although bhai makes me sound older …dhiren is cool.. although most call me dhirubhai only.
In real life too except my immediate family ..everyone calls me dhirubhai
** Hear ye “wanna-call-dhirubhai” person.. **
When do I get my bribe for making you sound so good? 😉 😛
D: She makes me sound good ?? ha ha ha… good joke.. I sound good nevertheless.. and she should be paying me for introducing her to this lovely blog world ! and she should also be paying me royalty for entire life if she passes coz if that happens it will be only due to my good wishes
** Badz go get him!!**
And now an excerpt of the interview I had with the blogger himself. [ The whole chat transcript can be accessed here. Do read on to know the relation between Dhirubhai Ambani and Sehwag and that of Tarzan and Phantom.. if that doesnt entice you.. to know about a lioness who survived after meeting with Dhiren.. all classified stuff revealed!]
M: Tell me how do you manage to be so funny? Do you plan your posts?
D: Frankly i dont think i am as funny as you think… when i thought of submitting some post for LOL challenge… i found none funny.. ! I dont plan my posts but I try to see the lighter side in life in most things and try to make it a lil funny a lil garnishing but most of the things i write normally happen..
I just twist them a lil to make them sound even more funny when I started I didnt know .. I thought I would write about cricket but funnily I write a lot less ( We love what you write as it is!!)
M: When did you start blogging ?
D: When betapet.com went down ( Around August 2008. Betapet is a scrabble site) I am now trying to consciously not write about controversial things and trying to write only funny stuff coz i want people to come here and laugh but frankly since I started thinking like that I am not able to write
M: So whats the most adventurous thing you have done till now ? Anything really whacky ?
D: Well .. a couple i wouldnt like to tell.. really
we ran on our feet behind a leopard!! ( :O :O)
And we also had two lioness chasing us… and my friend almost died… the worst experience of our lives when we crossed the limits [ The guy is safe!! More details in the chat transcript 🙂 ]
M: Favorite season
M: If you had to change something on your blog.. what would you change ?
D: nothing….i love it as it is… it has evolved and will evolve . but at the moment its perfect
[ P.S: he also blogs at : Amateur Clicker ]
M: Who would you like me to interview after this ?
D: I would like to see you interview Solilo ! After all we are an awesome couple… !!! 😉 so its only fair she follows me !!!!!!!!!! I’m gonna be killed for this…
** Go Solilo!! Get him ! Get him!! **
Ah I had so much fun doing this… and well Dhiren was really patient with me. He even provided me with pic of hriday to use!!