In the 1940s, amidst the crumbling British Government and India�s struggle for self-governance, two stubborn teenagers strike an unlikely friendship over a game of gilli danda. In 2011, David and Nandini�now in their eighties�recall past events, revisit memories and share them with their grandchildren. As it Happened in 1942 is a story of revolutions�in society and within people. Itis about finding the courage to accept your faults and forgiving others. But mostly, it�s the tale of two friends who push each other to grow and face a world determined to change them.