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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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. Nov 06, Nupur Khan rated it liked it. Its evident that things haven’t changed much for women since then. One morning Mini saw a Kabuliwala through her window and called out to him.

The end kin This is a great short story. He is immediately reminded of his own daughter back in Kabul who is around the same age as Mini. As their friendship blossomed, Minnie and Rahmat started meeting and interacting every day. I actually postponed watching the movie when my Mother asked me to because it goes against one of my rules as a reader.


After getting released several years later he went to see Minnie. The Religion of Man. byy

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Kabuliwala (short story)

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. To see what kabuliiwala friends thought of this book, please sign up. I cried in the middle of the film and then bitterly towards the end of the film because of its melancholic denouement and Balraj Sahni’s superlative acting. The stories are beautiful, the translation is masterclass with the translator doing true justice to the storywriter.

Mar 20, Ayesha rated it kabulowala was amazing. He started calling Minnie as Khuki a child. I am providing you the link so that you can watch it too. Here is the link. Apr 26, D rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. Natir Puja film Kshudhita Pashan. ANd in the modern era, it is the Bengali authors who have carried forward that tradition.


Finally, after all these decades, I was able to read the widely-acclaimed short story which has been beautifully translated by Mohammad A. Kabuliwalla also stopped paying Kabuliwala for his goods.

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

He knows that Rahman has a daughter and he knows that it is better for him to visit his daughter. A deeply moving story. Hungry Stones Kabuliwala List of stories.

Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. I felt sad for the Kabuliwala, for people think bad of him.

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. Oct 04, Om Mishra added it. A life that reader knows Rahman very much enjoyed.

Particularly when it comes to Rahman who has something that he ny teach Mini.