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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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It rabinddanath touched my heart and made me feel very happy. Very interesting book and each story was very easy to read! The two friends had a few stock phrases and jokes which were repeated in their conversations. The day he is released from jail, Mini is about to get married. Overall an excellent read.

As their friendship blossomed, Minnie and Rahmat started meeting and interacting every day.

This book is a collection of short stories by Tagore, who is one of the best authors of human emotion you can ever come across. Adaptations [ edit ] The story has adapted a number of times as listed below: Even if he has done something wrong, I think he is one great father to his kabuliwalx.

One of my earliest reads and a famous Tagore story. The judge decided to reduce his punishment to years imprisonment after being impressed by his honesty. No trivia or quizzes yet.

During the trial, he confessed to killing the man even after being advised against it by his lawyer. Mar 20, Ayesha rated it it was amazing. They are also faced with difficult choices like us. Gitanjali Song OfferingsGora Fair-Facedand Ghare-Baire The Home and the World are his best-known works, and his verse, short stories, and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, colloquialism, naturalism, and unnatural contemplation.


The story deals with the friendship between a five-year-old girl called Mini, who belongs to an aristocratic family rabondranath Calcutta, and an Afghan peddler of dry fruits rabindfanath Kabul.

কাবুলিওয়ালা by Rabindranath Tagore

Attains maturity forgets her nostalgic childhood in oneside After reading I can say that every person is like Kabuliwala finding a part of himself dream,love etc in others. There is also a sense that Mini does not recognise Rahman. This is more than hurtful for Rahman because he knows that he has a young daughter the same age as Mini in his village and she too most likely will not recognise Rahman.

A poster of the film “Kabuliwala” La lecture en est encore plus passionnante. There is also an element of trust in the story. To make her more comfortable Rahmat offered some dry fruits to Minnie. 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.

Not that the joke was very witty, but it caused the two friends to double up in laughter, and the sight of that innocent joy between a little girl and a grown man on autumn mornings used to move me deeply. Particularly when it comes to Rahman who has something that he can teach Mini.


Years may have passed some not good things happen to him but still he didn’t forget about the little one. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A black-ink sketch of Rabindranath Tagore.


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 Theme [ edit ] The main theme of this story is filial love-the deep love that fathers have for their children.

I bought the book cuz i had heard about kabuliwaala as a kabulieala and always wanted to read rzbindranath. It is at this moment that the Cabuliwallah realizes that he has missed a lot, and that the father understands that the Cabuliwallah is more than just a fruit seller—that the Cabuliwallah rabindranaht also a father, and that he must now reacquaint himself with his daughter who highly likely, no longer recognizes him and vice versa.

View all 3 comments. She has changed through all these years as she is only friendly with girls now who are about her own age. What can I say about Rabindaranath Tagore? He is deeply saddened bj soon as he remembers her and how much he has missed her all these years. This page was last edited on 13 Julyat