This love story is a millennial tale: they met on Insta and dated on TikTok

Mrunal Panchal starts her story with a tip - "Load up! Our story is as millennial as it is." From the Instagram encounter, the love story of Mrunal and Anirudh is truly so technologically-dependant, dating via video calls and linking into TikTok. The pair reveally "meet" for the first time, begin to date and hold the relationship alive for thousands of miles. In an interview with the people of Bombay.

by Nithiya

Updated: Apr 16, 2020 20:48 IST

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Mrunal admits she is the One who came across the Instagram Profile and slipped into Anirudh's DM's. "I loved his stream, it was so esthetic when I came across Anirudh's profile," she said. "I've been sending him texts, or sliding into his DMs, if you want to do so.

There were plenty to think about the two writers, although the gap between time was hard with Anirudh in Canada and Mrunal in India.

"We are both creators of content and when Anirudh proposed that we play TikTok Duet, I was happy," says Mrunal. It was putting together a TikTok video that reveals how much they enjoyed each other from different continents. So, their text became virtual dates very soon.

Mrunale mentions a date where two were dressed up for a video call and ordered the same food, said Mrunal. "I told her I loved him where night ... and he did," he says.

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Three months later, when Anirudh traveled to Pune, they met in person for the first time. They spent a month doing it all together but Mrunal said that she knew who Anirudh was the minute she looked at him. "So, we've become" official. "But he had to return back to Canada to complete the last month — I've missed him as the long distance began again."

Anirudh decided to return though he had the option to stay in Canada. "His heart in India belongs to me," Mrunal says. Soon Mrunal and Anirudh moved to Mumbai, where they live in the same building in different apartments. Your Skype sessions have become Netflix evenings, and Mrunal describes his relationship as "an old school heart passion for the modern day."

The love story of Mrunal and Anirudh has reached a lot of people. It received more than 1.3 lakh's 'likes' on Instagram and hundreds of comments. "And it will be like a modern fairytale," one person wrote in the commentary segment. "What a lovely story. I melt my heart," another said. Protection Status