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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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and ess Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in “because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.

He started calling Minnie as Khuki a child. Works by Rabindranath Tagore Indian short stories Short stories adapted into films. The story is set in the early twentieth century Kolkata. Its evident that things haven’t changed much for women since then.

Today I watched the film again after five-and-a-half decades and I loved it immensely.

Kabuliwala listened to the young girl with great intent and relish. When Mini is called, Kabuliwala is surprised to see how much she has grown. Published first published When the Kabuliwala saw Mini in her bridal dress, he was surprised to find a young woman he could not recognise. I have a dried leaf in my hands and I turn it, look at it and then at the sky; I have it in my hands for hours as I sit there lost in my thoughts beside the river and eventually throw it away.

Even if he has done something wrong, I think he is one great father to his child. I am glad I watched it as if I had not then I would truly be missing something! This was so beautifully worded. The main theme of this story is filial love-the deep love that fathers have for their children. I tell you story-telling is an ancient Indian art dating back to Panchatantra of BC. At first she is scared of meeting him. Beautifully heartwarming and absolutely enchanting!


His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. The fundamental message of the story is that people have the ability to do good as well as bad to others.

Mar 06, Harsha ganesan rated it it was amazing. Mar 17, Nazish rated it really liked it Shelves: One that will include him getting to know his daughter all over again. A life that reader knows Rahman very much enjoyed. The short stories kabuliwaka, however, makes you think more and more as they’re so short and sweet that you expect more and more.

Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book. As their friendship blossomed, Minnie and Rahmat started meeting and interacting every day.

MY elder brother had shown me the film “Kabuliwala” in the early ’60s at the Minerva Cinema in Calcutta when we were both schoolboys.

Apr 26, D rated it it was amazing. Rahamat gave Mini some dry fruits from his bag. No trivia or quizzes yet. The end kind of made me sad, I would love for him to return and find his daughter and made new memories with her. Mar 20, Ayesha rated it it was amazing. All stories tell you something, take you to the depth and bring out the required moral that need to be told in a friendly and firm way. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

During the trial, he confessed to killing the man even after being advised against it by his lawyer.

Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore

They go through the same emotions and conflicts like we do. Views Read Edit View history. It affords Rahman the opportunity to not only see his daughter again but there may also be a possibility that Rahman can become a Kabuliwala again.


One the rare prescribed stories in school that I liked. Though I generally avoid translated books, I really liked the short stories.

Kabuliwala (short story)

Kabuliwala was taken aback to see a girl he could not recognize and struggled to cope with the reality of the time he lost while imprisoned. He tells us that Mini is extremely talkative and is quite friendly with all the male servants some of whom tell her tall stories. Often, it is easier to side with our fears and suspect someone who is not like us.

Attains maturity forgets her nostalgic childhood in oneside One day she called him from the window of her house. After getting released several years later he went to see Minnie.

In Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore we have the theme of connection, love, escape, trust, friendship, sadness and charity. The end kin This is a great short story. She would have been a grown woman like Minnie. Mini finds this to be very funny and just rabihdranath stop laughing.

I am sure, in Bengali, the stories would be a greater delight to read.

This is more than hurtful for Rabindranayh because he knows that he has a young daughter the same age as Mini in his village and she too most likely will not recognise Rahman. He knows that Rahman has a daughter and he knows that it is better for him to visit his daughter.

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