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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Sep 03, Pravin Gandhi added it. When the Kabuliwala saw Mini in her bridal dress, he was surprised to find a young woman he could not recognise. 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. He at all times has been polite and good-natured when it comes to his engagement with Mini and her family.

Lists with This Book. To live her life to the best of her ability. Mar 17, Nazish rated it really liked it Shelves: Even if he has done something wrong, I think he is one great father to his child.

They joke about beating in-laws.

All of a sudden disaster struck the Kabuliwala. Set in the early dabindranath 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. Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book. One the rare prescribed stories in school that I liked. I felt sad for the Kabuliwala, for people think bad of him. The Kabuliwala Rabindranath Tagore.

The innocence of story is remarkable.

Kabuliwala (short story) – Wikipedia

The story was brief,simple and fascinating. Please forward me writting it according to blooms taxonomy or applying blooms taxonomy. The customer denied having ever bought the shawl and that caused Rahmat to lose his control.


Tagore family Dwarkanath Ramanath Debendranath.

Kabuliwala (short story)

Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali Gitanjali Dermot Post Author December 4, 1: But as he approached closer she got startled and ran back inside. 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 middle-class aristocratic family.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The story deals with the friendship between a five-year-old girl called Mini, who belongs to an aristocratic family of Calcutta, and an Afghan peddler of dry fruits from Kabul. During the trial, he confessed to killing the man even after being advised against it by his lawyer. Mini was dressed and embellished as a bride but was too apprehensive to meet her long-forgotten friend. After getting released several years later he went to see Minnie.

The way he blends pathos with the rabindramath of the character is way too good, he shows you the mindset of the person in a way that you get very sentimental about the person’s decisions and the ultimate fate they bring. They go through the same emotions and ranindranath like we do.

She is intrigued by the goods he sells and rather than accepting the money for the purchased items. A deeply moving story.

To make her more comfortable Rahmat offered some dry fruits to Minnie. Your email address will not be published. He tells us that Mini is extremely talkative and is quite friendly with all the male servants some of whom tell her tall stories. The judge decided to reduce his punishment kabuliwalq years imprisonment after being impressed by his honesty. I didn’t realize it was a short story until I downloaded it.

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.


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. I am glad I watched it as if I had not then I would truly be missing something! The story was short and sad, you will feel how deep a father’s love for his daughter and on how he wishes to see his daughter but was stuck to some other father’s child and make memories with her in replacement of his own daughter.

Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore

Timeline List of works. The Cult of the Charkha. One day she called him from the window of her house.

He kabliwala Minnie to him with the title of Kabuliwala. The story is set in the early twentieth century Kolkata. Retrieved from ” https: It is a love that transcends the borders of race, rel Set in the early twentieth century Kolkata, Kabuliwala delicately explores the bonds of friendship, affection rabjndranath parting in the relationship between a middle-aged Pathan trader and a five year old Bengali girl. Hence we all are connected.

The stories are just more insightful than anything else. In other projects Wikisource. One day Kabuliwala is sent behind bars for eight years for injuring a man with a dagger. His novels, stories, songs, dance-dramas, and essays spoke to topics political and personal. A heart-wrenching story about a little girl whose talkativeness annoys her mother and sometimes her father, but wholly accepted by a poor fruit seller aka the Cabuliwallah.

No doubt, his wri the stories collection by the greatest literary person is so far one of the best reads for me.