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Feb 14, In Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore we have the theme of connection, love, escape, trust, friendship, sadness and charity. Taken from his. Short Story Summary “Kabuliwala” by Tagore is a tale of heart-rending friendship between a 5-year-old Bengali girl Minnie and an Afghan moneylender, Abdur. Feb 16, One morning Mini saw a Kabuliwala through her window and called out to him. He was a tall, untidily dressed man with a turban on his head.

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The Kabuliwala entertained Mini rabinvranath stories of his motherland. The story is set in the early twentieth century Kolkata. Natir Puja film Kshudhita Pashan. The story was brief,simple and fascinating. Good collection of stories by rabindranath tagore; from penguin publishers! In the story we encounter three examples kabupiwala filial love-the author and his daughter Mini, the Kabuliwala and his daughter in Afghanistan, the Kabuliwala and Mini. I would need to read the story again to answer your question.

Its evident that things haven’t changed much for women since then. Around the same time I also twgore to know that the short story was written by none other than Rabindranath Tagore who was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in I love anything that tells a story of a father and daughter. Not that the joke was very witty, but it caused the two friends to double up in laughter, and the sight of that innocent joy between a little girl and a grown man on autumn kabulieala used to move me deeply.

Kabuliwala is a Bengali short story written by Rabindranath Tagore in Oct 04, Om Mishra added it. Today I watched the film again after five-and-a-half decades and I loved it immensely. Mini after a period rabindranatn time and as other girls would do forgets all about her friendship with Rahman. I am providing you the link so that you can watch it too. Jun 28, Priyanka rated it it was kabuluwala. He is considered to be one of the most important literary figures of the 20th century.


La lecture en est encore plus passionnante. A poster of the film “Kabuliwala” So too can Rahman be with his daughter back in his village. A heart-wrenching story about a little girl whose talkativeness annoys her mother and sometimes rabindrranath father, but wholly accepted by a poor fruit seller aka the Cabuliwallah. During the trial, he confessed to killing the man even after being advised against it by his lawyer.

Early life Middle years Political views. One day Kabuliwala is sent behind bars for eight years for injuring a man with a dagger.

An Approach to ICSE English: Summary : The Kabuliwala Rabindranath Tagore

The customer denied having ever bought the shawl and that caused Rahmat to lose his control. I tell you story-telling is an ancient Indian art dating back to Panchatantra of BC.

This is the second book I’ve read by Tagore. She has changed through all these years as she is only friendly with girls now who are about her own age.

Kabuliwala (short story)

There is also a sense that Mini does not recognise Rahman. Kabuliwala delicately explores the bonds of friendship, affection and parting in the relationship between a middle-aged Pathan trader and a five year old Bengali girl.

Dermot Post Author December 4, 1: Time passes and girl then grows rabinvranath into a woman and the Cabuliwallah is forgotten until the day of her wedding day.


A book cover for a new edition of “Kabuliwala”. Overall an excellent read. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. A plethora of mixed emotions run through your heart and mind, inexplicable ones.

Apr 26, D rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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.

No trivia kabuliqala quizzes yet. When Mini is called, Kabuliwala is surprised to see how much she has grown. He started calling Minnie as Khuki a child. I bought the book cuz i had heard about kabuliwaala as a kid and always wanted to read it.

What can I say about Rabindaranath Tagore? In Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore we have the theme of connection, love, escape, trust, friendship, sadness and charity.


Retrieved from ” https: The story tavore short and sad, you will feel how deep a father’s love for his daughter and on how he wishes to see his daughter but was stuck to some other tagors child and make memories with her in replacement of his own daughter. He was arrested and sentenced to several years of incarceration for stabbing one of his customers who owed him money.

The short stories collection, however, makes you think more and more as they’re so short and sweet that you expect more and more.