The title of the novel Chokher Bali explains the story line: Two young friends Binodini and Asha gradually become the irritant of each others. After reading the other two answers here, I am tempted to share a word of caution : the ending of Tagore’s novel ‘Chokher Bali’ is pretty different in content from. The Filminists review the adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Chokher Bali by Anurag Basu. With a score of 12 (on a scale from -5 to 15), this.

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Sentences end abruptly and the dialogues are rather blunt.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This is one of those books that motivate me shory take up Bengali again Chokher Bali is a melodramatic and rather sexual tale of family, love and loss. Archived copy as title CS1 errors: A widow at the age of Binodini is a young girl who is left to her own devices when her sickly husband dies soon after their marriage.

Choker Bali: A Passion Play () – Plot Summary – IMDb

This is because Binodini is always wearing a white sari in chokger contexts, so cuts back to the six-years-later context are often unsignaled.

Nearly every character starts off black or white, but in the end, all that are left are shades of grey. The film’s background score is by Debojyoti Mishra and, notably, it contains no playback singing.

He also noted that the film appeals “to a niche audience due to its periodic settings and ideologies. No trivia or quizzes yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


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Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

Jealousy and deprivation of happiness can result into an emotion strong enough to forget all other ties and relationships. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. But that son, Mahendra, was one of the first to see Binodini’s photo when she was propsed as a prospective wife for him, yet refused her on account of his being “unready for marriage.

Maybe some of the situations of the book do not apply to the way we look at life, or our customs but the reactions of the characters to the different problems they face is extremely human therefore common to us all.

Chokher Bali

Chokher Bali – Book Cover. Chokher Bali revolves around four vital characters Mahendra, his friend Bihari, his wife Ashalata and Binodini.

Return to Book Page. The name Rabindranath Tagore needs no introduction as a literary figure. Jan 23, Lohita rated it chokger it. Mahendra, whose moods had grown darker on having to resist the temptation of having the object of his desire dangling before his eyes, succumbs to temptation and Bali, being dependent on the good graces and hospitality of her host, capitulates bbali his embraces. I always wanted to read a book by Rabhindranath Tagore but as I am not much in to poetry yet, so I had to pick one of his prose for starters and this was the book that caught my attention.

Still, loved it and will try more stories from this author in future. Linus asked me what was wrong and told me that I had always read books and syory I was making a mistake. A woman as strong-willed as her could not live knowing how much she had wronged others, bsli she realized, albeit a little late.


However, that’s exactly what a girl of that age and personality would have done.

Also the fact that this was written in or so, it felt a bit dated at times. So, it is a shame that I could not enjoy what is probably a brilliantly written saga about the atory webs that we weave, driven by our desperate desires, wants and sheer stubbornness.

Views Read Edit View history. Sep 23, Versha rated it it was amazing Shelves: But I guess knowing she was loved, truly, would have to suffice. Audible Download Audio Baali.

M It gets two stars from me primarily because i was reading a translation.

The Film Sufi: “Chokher Bali”, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore – Anurag Basu ()

This story revolves around four characters and their evolving amorous relationships, which are complicated by the machinations of arranged marriage:. No wonder this is one of his most acclaimed novels.

Struggled to finish it. Full Cast and Crew. 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.

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