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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I finished it in less than 2 days – I wanted to take time to absorb each development but it is so fast and compelling that I could not put it down. Chokher Bali is truly a norm defying novel written by Rabindranath Tagore. Women were expected to jump into the funeral pyre cjokher their husbands, which would be lighted with sandalwood so that after the flames would consume 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.

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Each character is deftly etched, never black, never white, but shades of grey—and each character has a definite character arch: I am just so glad that I got to read this book. Start your free trial.

This page was last edited on 13 Julyat M It gets two stars from me primarily because i was reading a translation. The film was declared a hit at the box office. Retrieved 15 March Early life Middle years Political views. Let me clarify that rating: Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book.


Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

Bihari is a childhood friend of Mahendra. His Fiction work includes Eight Novels: This is the second book that I read of Tagore. While this book asks all the right rabiindranath, the answers, however, are hard to come by. Meaning of Chokher Bali Chokher Bali is a regional word of Bengali language which literally means ‘sand in the eye’ or a constant irritant to the eye.

Fondly called as ‘Gurudev’, Tagore was an educationist of highest mark. Ultimately, they are discovered and Bali raabindranath exiled to her village amid much scandal and bad blood, and Asha in her grief goes on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Kashi. The story revolves around a spoilt man child who is smothered and pampered to obstinance. This page was last edited on 13 Eabindranathat Binodini is an amazing character and Z Ban I was once depressed and despondent for a week after reading Gone with the Wind.

This is one of those books that motivate me to take up Bengali again Chokher Bali is a melodramatic and rather sexual tale of family, love and loss. Tagors List of works. This is one of those books that motivate me to take up Bengali again and read unabridged.

Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore

But was she a widow by choice? While the story is set in the area around Calcuta and talks about an Indian mariage and family many of the problems could apply to people all over the world. Shrikant Mohta Rabndranath Soni.

Jogajob and 8. The movie was extremely well done and brought tears in my eyes. Unfortunately, he also gets entangled in the game of deceit and revenge. The married life of the young couple is blissful: Check date values in: The film was later dubbed into Hindi and was released internationally in that language. Sep 11, Suyash rated it really liked it.

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Rabindranath Tagore storyRabindranath Tagore. I don’t know about the English translation, but in Bangla, Rab Chokher Bali is the most realistic book I have ever read. Oct 18, Nafisa Choudhury rated it it was amazing Shelves: I felt that he was a spoilt brat who only looked down on people and only saw what people had to offer him. Also the fact that this was written in or so, it felt a bit d This book was totally out of my comfort zone.

The story revolves around the four titular characters: Mohan and Asha, the newly wed couple are engrossed in their own world of happiness which is full of mutual love and passion unlike Binodini. Is adultery a sin?

That’s how Bangla society chokuer at that time. The content also highlighted issues of women literacy, child marriage, gendered power hierarchy within the family and the fates of three widows [1].

Chokher Bali

Give me something that can last me till I die. It’s almost perfect in technicality albeit a few repetitions of phrases and words.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Sep 28, Shouvik Bhattacharya rated it it was amazing. Wouldn’t you love somebody to love?