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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Mini finds this to be very funny and just can’t stop laughing.

কাবুলিওয়ালা by Rabindranath Tagore

She has changed through all these years as she is only friendly with girls now who are about her own age. One that will include him getting to know his daughter all over again. Good collection of tagkre by rabindranath tagore; from penguin publishers! She knows what can happen on the streets of Calcutta and that Mini could easily be kidnapped.

The end kin This is a great short story.

Mini was embarrassed when hagore thought of their long-forgotten companionship and shied away. Even though he had to cut down some of the wedding celebrations, he was contented with his humanistic gesture to a distressed father. Nov 06, Nupur Khan rated tabindranath liked it. A black-ink sketch of Rabindranath Tagore.

It can be a different skin color or a different language. The two friends had a few stock phrases and jokes which were repeated in their conversations.

Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore

As I really enjoyed the variety of the stories, as well as a very new perspective on ” India” meaning reading about it from an Indian authorI found it redundant to encounter the same dead-end in most of them. Have you read these? 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 is also a father, and that he must now reacquaint himself with his daughter who highly likely, no longer recognizes him and vice versa.


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

I love anything that tells a story of a father and daughter. I also wish the story was long enough for me to know the story of him and his return to his own daughter. I bought the book cuz i had heard about kabuliwaala as a kid and always wanted to read it.

His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: Rahmat narrated stories of his homeland to Minnie and the young girl happily returned the warmth with her own innocent tales and playfulness. There is also a black and white movie on Kabuliwala.

Before going away, the Kabuliwala left a few grapes and raisins for Mini. However, this may be because I am not so used to reading short stories altogether. There can be no substitute for the joy one derives from childhood memories Hungry Stones Kabuliwala List of stories.

I didn’t realize it was a short story until I downloaded it. I Liked the story. What can I say about Rabindaranath Tagore? One of my earliest reads and a famous Tagore story.


It makes you restless, your heart skips at times like a watchful timid deer, at times an invisible needle pricks it causing a sweet pain, a pain you want to elude from but somehow enjoy it, when day dreaming is not an option but inadvertently becomes a need, a time when what you think and what you say are poles apart.

It is he who first introduces his daughter to Kabuliwala. The Religion of Man.

Kabuliwala (short story)

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Hence we all are connected. Attains maturity forgets her nostalgic childhood in oneside They joke about beating in-laws. Gitanjali Song OfferingsGora Fair-Facedand Ghare-Baire The Rabindrqnath 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.

An Approach to ICSE English: Summary : The Kabuliwala Rabindranath Tagore

No doubt, his wri the stories collection by the greatest literary person is so far one of the best reads for me. Article about Kabuliwala’s now: Facebook Twitter Email Print. I cried in the rsbindranath of the film and then bitterly towards the end of the film because of its melancholic denouement and Balraj Sahni’s superlative acting.

Rahman though he may have attacked a man with a knife over an unpaid debt has never rrabindranath any danger to Mini or her family.