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 was embarrassed when she thought of their long-forgotten companionship and shied away.


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Today I watched the film again after five-and-a-half decades and I loved it immensely. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Books by Rabindranath Tgore. Hence we all are connected. Rahman hands Mini back the money her father has given her. Quotes From The Book: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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.

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.


In other projects Wikisource. The story is rabindarnath a Pashtun merchant from Kabul, who comes to Calcutta, India each year for selling dry-fruits and while living in India he becomes friends with a five-year-old girl Mini as she reminds him of his daughter who lives in Kabul.

Very interesting book and each story was very easy to read! Sep 03, Pravin Gandhi added it.

কাবুলিওয়ালা by Rabindranath Tagore

One day she called him from the window of her house. They joke about beating in-laws.

His actual name is Rahmat but the girl calls him “Kabuliwala”. The Sitting Bee, 14 Feb. I Liked the story. But if we are patient with people and try to understand their situations and problems then we can find some common ground. gabindranath

Jun 01, Prakhar Chauhan added it. One that will include him getting to know his daughter all over again. Mini after rabindrnath period of time and as other girls would do forgets all about her friendship with Rahman.

I tell you story-telling is an ancient Indian art dating back to Panchatantra of BC.

Short Story Analysis: Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore – The Sitting Bee

Bu doubt, his wri the stories collection by the greatest literary person is so far one of the best reads for me.


After reading I can say that every person is like Kabuliwala finding a part of himself dream,love etc in others. The talkative and innocent Mini and Rahamat, a hawker of dry fruits from Kabul, are the central characters of the story. Timeline List of works.

I love how he and Mini has become friends which I think solely reminds him of his own daughter. Even though he had to cut down some of the wedding celebrations, he was contented with his humanistic gesture to a distressed father. Her father bought some dry fruits and chatted with him and came to know of him and his family at Kabul.

Tuesday, 16 February Summary: MY elder brother had shown me the film “Kabuliwala” in the early ’60s at the Minerva Cinema in Calcutta when we were both schoolboys.

He was a tall, untidily dressed man with a turban on his head and a bag slung over his shoulder. The end kin This is a great short story.