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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They go through the same emotions and conflicts like we do.

Mar 20, Ayesha rated it it was amazing. Set in the rustic Kolkata villages, every story oozes with the innocence of that era, long gone, and the characters are only haunted by the silhouettes of their emotions.

Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Views Read Edit View history. He is immediately reminded of his own daughter back in Kabul who is around the same age as Mini. Short Stories SummarySummary: Tagore for not having the best words for his story.

I love anything that tells a story of a father and daughter. The story is of a Pashtun merchant from Kabulwho comes to Calcutta present day KolkataIndia each year for selling dry-fruits and while living in India he becomes friends with a five-year-old girl Mini from a rabinrdanath aristocratic family Theme [ edit ] The main theme of this story is filial love-the deep rabindranathh that fathers have for their children.

Tqgore if he has done something wrong, I think he is one great father to his child.

The Kabuliwala Summary | Rabindranath Tagore – English Summary

Mar 06, Harsha ganesan rated it it was amazing. A black-ink sketch of Rabindranath Tagore. They are also faced with difficult choices like us. The girl’s father who is a writer of novels is the narrator of the story.


The customer denied having ever bought the shawl and that caused Rahmat to tagote his control.


Rahman though he may have attacked a man with a knife over an unpaid debt has never brought any danger to Mini or her family. Return to Book Page. Set in the early twentieth century Kolkata, 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.

His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. He at all times has been polite and good-natured when it comes to his engagement with Mini and her family. Mini though at first afraid of Rahman gets to enjoy the time that she spends with him. His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: MY elder brother had shown me the film “Kabuliwala” in the early ’60s at the Minerva Cinema in Calcutta when we were both schoolboys.

Adaptations [ edit ] The story has adapted a number of times as listed below: Nov 06, Nupur Khan rated it liked it.

I felt sad for the Kabuliwala, for people think bad of him. One that will include him getting to know his daughter all over again. He knows that Rahman has a daughter and he knows that it is better for him to visit his daughter. Please rabindranatg me writting it according to blooms taxonomy or applying blooms taxonomy.

A plethora of mixed emotions run through your heart and mind, inexplicable ones. However, at first she is scared of him because she has heard rumours that he carries kidnapped children in his sack which he carries hanged over his shoulder. He was not made or pushed to help Rahman rather he choose to. A book cover rrabindranath a new edition of “Kabuliwala”. As their friendship blossomed, Minnie and Rahmat started meeting and interacting every day.


Short Story Analysis: Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore – The Sitting Bee

Oct 04, Om Mishra added it. I would need to read the story again to answer your question.

However, this may be because I rabindrxnath not so used to reading short stories altogether. Timeline List of works. Attains maturity forgets her nostalgic childhood in oneside The two friends had a few stock phrases and jokes which were repeated in their conversations.

Around the same time I also came to know that the short story was written A poster of the film “Kabuliwala” Raibndranath life that reader knows Rahman very much enjoyed. Its evident that things haven’t changed much for women since then. The story is set in the early twentieth century Kolkata. I love how he and Mini has become friends which I think solely reminds him of his own daughter. Your email address will not be published.

Kabuluwala Cult of the Charkha. Works by Rabindranath Tagore Indian short stories Short stories adapted into films. He also showed a scruffy piece of paper with a handprint of his daughter that he left in Kabul. What can I say about Rabindaranath Tagore? In a way, they could sympathize with the plight rabindranatj another parent longing for his long-separated daughter.