With Radhika Apte, Tara-Alisha Berry, Sumeet Vyas. Chokher Bali revolves around four vital characters Mahendra, his friend Bihari, his wife Ashalata and. After reading the other two answers here, I am tempted to share a word of caution : the ending of Tagore’s novel ‘Chokher Bali’ is pretty different in content from. To ask other readers questions about Chokher Bali, please sign up. Let me clarify that rating: 4 stars for Rabindranath Tagore’s novel, 2 stars for Sukhendu.

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The lyrical beauty which is so integral a part of Tagore’s prose was missing. Chokher Bali is a regional word of Bengali language which literally means ‘sand in the eye’ or a constant irritant to the eye.

So I listened to them like th My father wanted me to learn Bengali in order to read this book and another book named ‘Pather Panchali’. I wish I could read the original.

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Gitanjali Song OfferingsGora Fair-Facedand Ghare-Baire The Home and the World are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation. Set in early 20th century in Calcutta, it is also the story of 3 women: First published as a serial, a novel on love, family and sexuality in Bengal society. Share this Rating Title: Women were expected to jump into rabindrqnath funeral pyre of their husbands, which tafore be abli with sandalwood so that after the flames would rabindranth their flesh, their souls would arise in a fragrant plume of dust and be blown by the wind towards the heavens in obeisance to will of the gods.


Published January 28th by Rupa first published I always wanted to read a book by Rabhindranath Tagore but as I am not much in to poetry yet, so I had to pick one of his prose for starters and this was the book that caught my attention.

The book I think is likely to be mindblowing in its original avatar but that is literally lost in translation.

Jan 23, Mohit rated it did not like it Shelves: This supports the Maven widget and search functionality.

The film was later dubbed into Hindi and was released internationally in that language. Mahendra is an indecisive, proud, insecure and immature person. That’s how Bangla society was at that time. The archaic laws of a British era Bengal deprived her of an actual life. The writer skillfully depicts the story rabindraanth sorrows and unhappiness, desires and tqgore ego resulting into emotional conflict, jealousy, deceit and distrust; creating a havoc in the life of all major characters.

The film’s background score is by Debojyoti Mishra and, notably, it contains no playback singing. Timeline List of works. Google provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. You better find somebody to love. Chokher Bali is an emotional roller coaster that everyone should take a ride in. Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book.


Movie adaptations of some of his novels has resulted into a renewed attention and making his fiction work popular once again. There, we see the true Bindoni, a strong independent woman, forced to depend on others thanks to her times. Retrieved from ” https: Let me clarify that rating: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

In a world where a widow’s place was in the flames, the very thought of her remarriage was taboo. M It gets two stars from me primarily because i was reading a translation. Tagore was truly a Master.

Written by Epic Channel. First of all I hated how women were treated in those times now too I guess.

Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

She chooses her husbands love over her duties towards her home. I’m having similar feelings after reading the ending. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements bzli partners including Amazon, Google, and others.

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