To ask other readers questions about Chokher Bali, please sign up. Let me clarify that rating: 4 stars for Rabindranath Tagore’s novel, 2 stars for Sukhendu. With Radhika Apte, Tara-Alisha Berry, Sumeet Vyas. Chokher Bali revolves around four vital characters Mahendra, his friend Bihari, his wife Ashalata and. Chokher Bali () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more The movie correctly depicts what Tagore so skillfully wrote and is a sad, stirring tale of the.

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Retrieved 15 March Its a must read for anyone who’s wanting to read on human relations. They can shower someone with rablndranath one moment, snap at them the next.

Being not far apart in age, she develops a close bond with Asha, who gives her the nickname, Chokher Bali. She pleads with Behari to marry her, but Behari, true to his values, rejects her offer.

The treatment accorded to widows was deplorable but the moralist will ask whether misfortune entails one to betray tzgore trust of a friend by taking up with her husband out of sexual depravity even if he wants it as much as you do.

Get to Know Us. Aishwarya Rai in the Movie Chokher Bali. He does what pleases him without consequences but losses his balii when the hot girl moves next door 90’s Bollywood much?

Preview — Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore. This is used to prevent bots and spam. Nov 15, Rishav Agarwal rated it liked it.

Let me clarify that rating: She writes a letter to Behari that she’ll be waiting for him in Kashi. A Passion Play One does not rate a Tagore. Women were expected to jump into the funeral pyre of their husbands, which would be lighted with sandalwood so that after the flames would consume their flesh, their souls would arise in a fragrant plume of dust and be blown by the wind towards the heavens in obeisance to will of the gods. The story details the lives of these three and Mahendra’s best friend as they deal with issues such as distrust, adultery, lies, and falling-out.


Bihari falls in love with Asha, but so does Mahendra—and he ends up marrying Asha. This book too is well written, with an insight to the souls of every characters depicted.

It is impossible to judge in matters of the heart, but does one smudged line blot the bigger picture? A woman as strong-willed as rxbindranath could not live knowing how much she had wronged others, as she realized, albeit a little late. Ashalata and Binodini refer to each other as Chokher Bali. H Lawrence’s ‘Sons and Lovers’, the metaphorical umbilical cord that had thus conjoined mother and son is severed chpkher the entry of Asha, and so the mother decides to take a journey to her village for a change of scenery.

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“Stories by Rabindranath Tagore” Chokher Bali (TV Episode ) – IMDb

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Retrieved from ” https: In olden days in Bengal, women tagode girls who were best friends would often set a common nickname for themselves and address each other by that name.

About the Author Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian poet, writer, and philosopher. The story revolves around the four titular characters: Shesher Kobita7. 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 chhokher they face is extremely human therefore common to us all.

I was once depressed and despondent for bsli week after reading Gone with the Wind. Apr 26, Sharmistha Chakraborty marked it as to-read. He seems rabindranat be the only balanced character in this novel. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with chokhsr including Amazon, Google, and others.

Paperbackpages. Tagore’s description of his main characters is very vivid and we realize that some human traits unfortunately do not change and tagorre basically we are not that different. And these are only three examples of a lot of instances of errors. Being widowed immediately after marriage having not found any love from even a single soul she was hungry for it and she also had bitterness towards Mahendra and Bihari who had once rejected her which made her furious when ever she thought about it and she, so wanted to prove all of them how much worth she was compared to Asha.

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Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

In a world where a widow’s place was in the flames, the very thought of her remarriage was taboo. This rating is more for the translation. Add the first question. On the day of marriage Binodini vanishes, leaving a letter for Asha. We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites.

They strike up a friendship which is based on mutual understanding and a sense of shared fate which has placed them in the same boat as widowed women braving the storm of social stigma, albeit their differences in age. Her befriending of Asha is merely a means to get to Mahendra—and to seduce him.

Reason being, it is always easy to get hold of anyone or anything by acting mean tahore it is difficult to stay put where your roots are till people rabindrxnath who you really are. The ending could have been better I feel After watching the movie, I got to know that Tagore himself did not like the ending.

Then things get complicated when Ashalata befriends Binodini – and both Mahendra and Behari get attracted to her – so much so that Mahendra baki considering separating from his bride – and Behari separating from his bachelorhood – but both in quandary over the social taboo of marrying a widow – and of the present agitation aimed against the British to quit India. See all 5 reviews. Share this Rating Title: This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center.