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. With Radhika Apte, Tara-Alisha Berry, Sumeet Vyas. Chokher Bali revolves around four vital characters Mahendra, his friend Bihari, his wife Ashalata and. Chokher Bali () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more The movie correctly depicts what Tagore so skillfully wrote and is a sad, stirring tale of the.

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It’s almost perfect in technicality albeit a few repetitions of phrases and words. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. Sep 23, Versha rated it it was amazing Shelves: While this book asks all the right questions, the answers, however, are hard to come by.

Chokher Bali

Tagore weaves the character of Bali masterfully with multiple brush strokes and presents her circumstances, both, as a product of the culmination of the social ills of the day as well as her own weakness. As a result, the characters of Mahendra, Binodini, Behari and Asha seemed wooden and the situations contrived. The Bengal in British Raj almost a century ago is very well captured here. Quotes from Chokher Bali.

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Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore

Still, loved chokyer and will try more stories from this author in future. Some articles have Google Maps tabindranath in them. She, in turn is perplexed by the language used and takes it to the Catholic nun who had schooled her in her youth. I am just so glad that I got to read this book. I don’t know about the English translation, but in Bangla, Rabindranath Tagore’s writing tafore compliments the story and strongly defines the atmosphere.


Rabindranath Tagore English and Bengali Edition. Were the guidelines of propriety invented by man or laid down by higher powers to segregate and set men against each other if conformity was challenged? The level of thinking he had at the end of 19th century is more advanced than authors of the present millennium.

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Sep 28, Shouvik Bhattacharya rated it it was amazing. Written by Epic Channel. Rajalakshmi frets, but is soon mollified when her subsequent efforts bear fruition and a marriage rabindranatth arranged between the teenaged Asha and Mahendra.

Chokher Bali is such a complicated story of love, lust and longing.

In olden days in Bengal, women and girls who were best friends would often set a common nickname for themselves ravindranath address each other by that name. She returns to her village and lives there for a couple of months until she sees one of her aunts passing by.

She is smart, cunning, well-spoken and multi-talented. To view it, click here.

Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

Bengal was not spared either and amidst all the chaos of partition, it is into this newfangled country with the promise of a new destiny, that Tagore saw fit to send his heroine in her quest to escape from the tentacles of fate that had brought her nothing but ruin. Asha trusts Binodini to be her friend and very innocently names their friendship as Chokher Bali. Chokher Bali English and Bengali Edition. The contradictions of thought in people, the bittersweet symphony of life, the way emotion seems to rise up in importance at times and their memory dwindles to nothing, how convictions are broken, how people fall in and out of love – everything is so beautifully written here.


She knew marriage with Bihari was out of the question after her transgressions.

Binodini, after realizing that Mahendra is self-obsessed, leaves Mahendra’s house. Chokher Bali – The Grain of Sand 2.

The ending could have been better I feel After watching the movie, I got to know that Tagore himself did not like the ending. A Passion Play Jun 21, Karthik Regunathan rated it really liked it. The rabidranath is set in late 19th century. Also the fact that this was written in or so, it felt a bit d This book was totally out of my comfort zone. And these are only three examples of a lot of instances of errors. Chokher Bali has all the ingredients necessary to make a gripping drama – love and hate, loyalty and deceit, downfall and redemption.

Their dream is gradually shattered by the arrival of Binodini.

About bg Author Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian poet, writer, and philosopher. In a world where a widow’s place was in the flames, the very thought of her remarriage was taboo.