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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You can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages wtory. It gets two stars from me primarily because i was reading a translation. And that begins a chain of events no even, not even Binodini can stop. Shrikant Mohta Mahendra Soni.

Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

The Crowning Wish Satyanweshi I love and hate the ending. It looks like we don’t have a Synopsis for this title yet.

A convent-educated woman, Binodini is way ahead of her times. She may have lost her way in her rage, but her moral compass re-asserts herself when she cannot harm the ever loyal Bihari, even by obeying his desire to marry her, knowing it would taint his reputation beyond redemption As I said, I’m depressed after the ending, but Chikher understand it.

Tagore tells a compelling story of entangled relationships and probes deep into the psyche of main character Binodini. The ending could have been better I feel After watching the movie, I got to know that Tagore himself did not like the ending.

Just like Scarlett O’Hara, she is a hali I can relate chkher. She writes a letter to Behari that she’ll be waiting for him in Kashi. IMDb’s Guide to Streaming.


The contradictions of thought in people, the bittersweet symphony of life, the way emotion seems to rise up in importance at times and their memory dwindles to nothing, how convictions are broken, how people fall in and out of love – everything is so beautifully written here.

Internationally known for his poetic brilliance; Tagore’s vali are also an interesting and compelling study.

Portrayal of the protagonist Binodini is done by Tagore in a most accurate and realistic manner. At Kashi, Binodini meets Behari who, after some incidents, agrees to marry her. Rajlaxmi and Annapurna were choher sister in law of a typical Indian bwli. Chokher Bali is the most realistic book I have ever read. Noukadubi – The Wreck, 3. This is a beautifully written book and extremely interesting on the human level.

Retrieved 15 March All things considered I felt Asha was one of the wonderful and strong wtory in this novel and not Binodini! Being born a woman in a hypocritical society that held on to such regressive thought was indeed tough luck. The film’s background score is by Debojyoti Mishra and, notably, it contains no playback singing. First published in A.

The writer skillfully depicts the story of sorrows and unhappiness, desires and hurt ego resulting into emotional conflict, jealousy, deceit and distrust; creating a havoc in the life of all major characters. Each character is deftly etched, never black, never white, but shades of grey—and each character has a definite character arch: This supports the Maven widget and search functionality.

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Jan 23, Mohit rated it did not like it Shelves: Open Chkkher See a Problem? In olden days in Bengal, women and girls who were best friends would often set a common nickname for themselves and address each other by that name.


Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Tagore’s description of his main characters is very vivid and we realize that some human traits unfortunately do not change and that basically we are not that different.

I was kinda disappointed with the translation and I feel that no translation can do justice to Tagore’s prose unless he does it himself.

Director tried to mold the story of Chokher Bali to attract the contemporary audience stkry incorporating Rabindra Sangeet Songs written by Rabindranath Tagore into the film. Xtory Bali is a tale of sisterhood, friendship, a love that consumes and burns one and others in it’s stpry, it’s a tale of people who have the endurance to go through it all and build bridges in that fire.

To view it, click here. They were deprived of everything and this story portrays the struggle of one such young widow. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Chokher Bali

His Fiction work includes Eight Novels: This is a novel about desires,passions,unfulfill My most precious read about Indian culture and heritage by the bail poet and writer Rabindranath Tagore. Be the first to contribute!

Chokher Bali is truly a norm defying novel written by Rabindranath Tagore. In addition to the obscurity of the narrative progression, there are also some other weaknesses in this presentation.