An App In Mumbai & Pune Lets You Rent A Boyfriend To Cure Depression | Curly Tales

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An app in Mumbai and Pune will now let you rent a boyfriend to cure psychiatric problems like depression or loneliness. 

What Is It?

After the popular ‘Rent A Friend’ app in Japan and China, Rent A Boy Friend (RABF) app ( has launched on 15th August in Mumbai and Pune. With the sole purpose of keeping mental health in check, the app lets you ‘hire’ boyfriends for a time period to take out on lunches, movies dates etc. But the date here has to be strictly platonic as they don’t allow private meetings or any sexual relations. With this app, young 20-30 year old men with good bodies and a gentle nature will can be hired by women who suffer from psychiatric illnesses.  

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How To Hire?

If someone wishes to rent a boyfriend via this app, they need to book a consultation first (₹500 onwards) whether they actually need company to help through their mental illness. The company will have professional psychologists on the line who will thoroughly inspect your mental health before giving a green light. 

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How To Become The “Boyfriend”?

If you’re a hunky 20-something year old guy and you want to be a part of this app, here’s how to go about it. The minimum qualification needed is a 10th or 12th pass, but with a smokin’ hot bod. After you’ve been groomed and trained by the app professionals, you can become ‘boyfriend-material’. The rates will be ₹400-₹500 per hour for a common guy, ₹2000 for a model and ₹5000 if you’re a celeb. The ‘boyfriend’ in this scenario will work in a commission model keeping 70% of the earning.

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