R: Kritika…… P : Yuvraj….. Dr. : Tanvar
Scene : In a hospital.
R : Good morning sir, I m Kritika. How may I help u?
P : Good morning. I m Yuvraj. I m here to meet Dr. Tanvar.
R : May I know ur purpose of visit?
P : Yes. I m here to meet Dr. Tanvar. I have an appointment with him at 7.
R : Well, then you shall have to wait for 2 hours.
P : Why is that so?
R : Sir, its just 5 by my watch yet.
P : Then maybe your watch isn’t working. Its already 6:45. Have a look at the wall clock please.
R : Oh! I m so sorry sir. May I have your name please?
P : I already told you once. My name is Yuvraj.
R : I m sorry sir, I must have forgotten.
P : Ok! I m Yuvraj. I m here to meet Dr. Tanvar. And I have an appointment with him at 7. Is this all you want?
R : Yes sir. This much shall be enough. Please wait for a while.
AFTER 15 MINS…..
P : Excuse me! Its 7 already. Would you please tell me how much time shall I wait?
R : Who are you?
P : You don’t remember me?
R : Certainly not. Have we meet before?
P : Yes. I had told you that I wanted to meet Dr. Tanvar and you told me to wait.
R : Oh! I must have forgotten.
P : What shall I do now?
R : Give me a minute sir.
P : Its 7 30. The Dr leaves at 8. Would you please tell me how much time shall I wait?
R : How may I help you, sir?
P : This is imposible!
R : Nothing is impossible sir. The word impossible itself says I’m possible.
P : What?
R : Nothing sir. What shall I do for you?
P : I need to meet Dr. Tanvar right now. And I ain’t going to wait anymore.
r : Are you sure you want to meet dr. Tanvar??
P : Yes. Any concerns?
R : Sir, Dr. Tanvar is a surgeon and he usually goes for a surgery in the evening.
P : No! Dr. Tanvar is a psychiatrist.
R : Ahh! I m sorry sir. This govt. hospital has many doctors. I might have misunderstood.
P : You are making me go insane. This is Dr. Tanvar’s private hospital.
R : I must have forgotten sir.
P : (shouting) will you please let me in now?
R : Sir, you need to control your anger.
P : No. I just need to meet Dr. Tanvar. You are making me go mad.
R : If you are going mad sir, I think you need to meet my Dr. Tanvar. He is a psychiatrist. Can I have your name please? I shall book your appointment now.
P : (screaming and banging the desk) Are you mad????? I have told you my name more the no of times than my wife calls it. And you still don’t remember??
DR. : Is everything alright Avantika? What is this screaming about??
(looks at R. (Kritika) : Kritika! What are you doing here? You should be on ur bed right now?
P : Bed right now? Isn’t she the receptionist?
Dr. : No. she is a patient and is suffering from dissociative amnesia. May I know who you are?
P : Who am I? You know what! I think I shall come again tomorrow…..