Celebs share what drew them to romance audio series this Valentine's Day

Celebs share what drew them to romance audio series this Valentine's Day

Experience passion, drama, and captivating love stories on Audible.


Mumbai: While romance has always been a popular genre, Audible India’s 2023 wrap highlighted that romance and fiction stole the spotlight as one of the top three favourite genres among Indian listeners this year. This Valentine's Day, let's take a peek at some of the most popular titles on the service and hear what their celebrity narrators have to say about them. Get ready to be swept away by passion, drama, and love stories that captivate both hearts and minds only on Audible!

Sasural Wonder Phool

Written by: Malavika Asthana, Gaurav Singh, Shruti Tiwari; Starring: Varun Sharma, Sanya Malhotra

Set in Delhi, this Audible Original follows the journey of Prashant, a young doctor from a progressive family running a sex clinic in Delhi, as he navigates the challenges of finding love. With a blend of humour, romance, and a hint of taboo, this podcast starring Sanya Malhotra and Varun Sharma, offers a refreshing take on relationships. Why wait? Dive into it right away!

Sanya Malhotra said, “In ‘Sasural Wonder Phool’, my character Ashima gets married to a sex therapist (the inimitable Varun Sharma) who runs a sex clinic with his entire family. Need I say more? The show is bizarre, hilarious, incredibly entertaining and so different from anything I have ever done before – I just know my fans are going to love it! This has been my first brush with audio and I am hooked – I can’t wait to do more!”

Little Things: Jab Dhruv Met Kavya

Written by: Pocket Aces; Starring: Dhruv Sehgal, Mithila Palkar

This is an Audible Original podcast series, where Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal take you on a tale of a beautiful love story that is defined by the little moments of serendipity. From a chance movie date that ignited the spark to shared bhaji outings that added flavour to their love story, you get to follow the timeline of their lovely moments that transformed an awkward, sensitive guy and a girl-next-door into a love-struck duo. So what are you waiting for? Here’s your cue to tune into this epic podcast.

Mithila Palkar said, “This is a really sweet special story about how Dhruv and Kavya met, and I know fans are going to enjoy listening to it.”


Written by: Jaya Misra; Starring: Sriti Jha, Shabir Ahluwalia

If you’re seeking to experience a rollercoaster journey of emotions this V-Day, Darmiyaan is definitely the ideal choice. It is an Audible Original podcast narrated by the popular duo Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia! Sakshi Dewan (Sriti Jha) is undergoing a troubled marriage, wary of the truths that her husband kept from her. The distraught Sakshi encounters Ridhaan (Shabir Ahluwalia), a young man who motivates her to discover her genuine purpose and helps her in living life on her terms. Nothing less than an epic romantic saga, tune in to Audible to discover if Sakshi will take an opportunity with the newfound connection with Ridhaan and take a chance at love.

Ekta Kapoor said, “Conceptualizing entertainment content in audio has been an experience of a lifetime and has helped me push the creative envelope further than ever before. “‘Darmiyaan’ (and first audio show!) has everything Balaji fans love – love, unbelievable scandals, shocking twists and much, much more. I’m sure listeners are going to love it, and become audiophiles for life!”

Permanent Roommates: He Said, She Said

Written by: The Viral Fever; Starring: Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh

Experience the rollercoaster of love with Permanent Roommates: He Said, She Said, a beautiful 20-episode series perfect for this Valentine's Day! Follow the journey of Mikesh and Tanya as they navigate the highs and lows of living together, from house-hunting woes to the complexities of marriage, showing you a glimpse into the realities of modern relationships. Tune in for a charming exploration of everyday life and love that's sure to resonate with couples celebrating the season of romance.

Sumeet Vyas stated, “I was ecstatic when I got the call that we would be doing something new with Permanent Roommates. Mikesh and Tanya are both very close to my heart and it’s amazing to be able to portray them in a new format. Audio is such a powerful tool for storytelling and I’m so excited for everyone who has loved and supported Permanent Roommates to experience new moments in such a relatable and engaging way.”

The Last Girl to Fall in Love (English and Hindi)

Written by: Durjoy Datta; Starring: Prateik Babbar, Rasika Dugal (English) and Anupriya Goenka, Akshay Oberoi (Hindi)

The story, set in a world that is a rip-off of the earlier patriarchal system in Durjoy’s previous work, ‘The Last Boy to Fall in Love,’ flips the narrative on the meaning of culture. Women write the rules, while men follow them. In this podcast, you will witness a boy named Amartya who meets a girl named Erika in a world on the brink of extinction due to the Kali virus. Whether their meeting is a coincidence or something else, amidst this chaos, a love story unfolds between them. The question is, can love that blossoms suddenly amidst destruction, along with the strange coincidence of hope and revenge, turn into a complete love story? To find out, listen to it on Audible!

Durjoy Datta said, "Writing for the audio medium has been an incredible experience and it's surreal to see how characters are brought to life solely through voices and sound. Prateik Babbar, Rasika Dugal, Anupriya Goenka and Akshay Oberoi have narrated the books and have brought my vision to life so beautifully!"