The novel has its links with the character of Mahashweta in Banabhatta’s classic work, ‘Kadambari’. While Banabhatta made it a happy ending. Mahashweta by Sudha Murthy.. Sudha Murthy, Novels, Reading, Book Title, The Mother I Never Knew – Sudha Murty Sudha Murthy, Book Title, New Books. Mahashweta, by Sudha Murthy, is one such book. It is a simple story of a simple girl with simple aspirations, who wants to lead a simple life. Her name is.

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Mahashweta by Sudha Murty

Refresh and try again. He lives with his mother Radhakka and spoilt sister, Girija. She is very beautiful, intelligent and talented.

But I have come to believe with murtty I have become a true fan of Mrs Murty’s writing. A book that compels you to question our outlook towards people.

She meets curses and rumours about her ownself everyday.

Oct 24, Ankita Chauhan rated it it was amazing. She likens herself to a tree, which does not keep its fruits to itself, and, at the same time, finds fulfilment in this act of selflessness.

They eventually got married. She even thinks of suicide but gathers courage and decides to live the life that God has given her. Anyway, Anu assists Dolly during her hospitalisation. View all 3 comments. Oct 26, Jigar rated it it was amazing.

They show us what we had only seen in our dreams. Anand falls head over heels in love with beautiful Anupama, when he sees her for the first time and gy marries her.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. She turns him out of the house. From now on, Anupama is taunted and insulted in various ways, and becomes an unspeakable and untouchable person. Anand does not respond to her letters. Anand is a rich doctor.


Mahashweta, by Sudha Murthy, is one such book. Mahashweta is an inspiring story of courage and resilience in a world marred by illusions and betrayals. To ask other readers questions about Mahashwetaplease sign up. Meanwhile, she meets with an accident and meets Dr Vasanth who also loves Literature and Arts like her.

Not many Indian mahsahweta try to write out so honestly about their culture and way of life. There are a lot of stories that revolve around maahshweta diseases like cancer, color blindness and so much more but I feel that this book is contrary. Through this book, Author narrates the story of a very beautiful Woman named Anupama who is from a middle class family. But nothing about the book feels original.

On the contrary, Anu has a poor teacher-father, a nasty step mother and two nurty.

Sagara Teeram: Book Summary – Mahashweta by Sudha Murty

The social stigma of a married woman living with her parents, her steother’s continual barbs and the ostracism that accompanies her skin condition force her to contemplate suicide. It brings out the fact that when a woman is strong, confident and financially independent, nothing can come in her way.

Jul 25, Fatima rated it really liked it. Dolly gets married, and moves over to Australialeaving Anu with the responsibility of looking after her home, and without the need for paying rent. He confirms leukoderma or vitiligo, tells her that the burning of the skin sucha only a coincidence and that the belief that it was hereditary was jahashweta not yet established.


The name struck me first She wrote maashweta letter to her husband Anand, but he didn’t reply. There are some very well written and meaningful quotes throughout the book. Her books have been translated int Sudha Murty was born in in Shiggaon in north Karnataka.

Though many of them majashweta not be fond of her, her writing is just over-whelming. Open Preview See a Problem? Jul 31, Shruti rated it it was amazing Shelves: Anupama is a beautiful college student who is also rich in histrionics.

Her faith is tested in every step from there on, neither she is allowed to live peacefully in her in-laws place nor in her parents. One must read this book to know mrty the rest. Before she can join Anand, she is forced to go to her parental home by Radhakka. Oct 29, Akshay Dasgupta rated it it was amazing.