Originally Posted by Mr.Boss
Going by your statement it should be the issue with Selector cable. If you are interested and the car is untouched by the mechanic, open the hood and check the gearbox area for selector cable mechanism to understand what went wrong.
Yup, the lock on the selector cable has broken. Asked him why, he says can happen in 8 years of having the car. He has tied it and done some jugaad with a wire for now cause I have some work to attend to and need the car. Locks don't come separate have to change the cable will do it tomorrow.