Read Chokher Bali book reviews & author details and more at win the Nobel Prize for Literature, largely for the English translation of the Gitanjali. Film adaptations by some renowned directors like Satyajit Ray and Ritupurno Ghosh has been exemplary. Chokher Bali (English and Bengali. You have asked for the best translation for a Bengali idiom – Chokher Bali – though not best, the essence of the word is that – ‘a person who I.

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Chokher Bali

The literature of the new age englisb not to narrate a sequence of events, but to reveal the secrets of the heart. Later his works have been translated into English by himself and by other translators also. His understanding of the feelings and emotions of Indian women and his sympathetic attitude towards them is chokhr. Binodini, a widowed young woman has come to take care of her aunt Rajalakshmi but soon becomes jealous of Asha’s happiness.

Story of Chokher Bali First published in A. Portrayal of the protagonist Binodini is done by Tagore in a most accurate and realistic manner.

At an age when a girl wishes to wear colorful robes and enticing jewelry, she dressed herself in white and stayed with other widows in her village. Tagore’s multi-cultural educational efforts were an inspiration to many, including his friend, Count Hermann Keyserling of Estonia. The name Rabindranath Tagore needs no introduction as a literary figure.


He became the first Asian to receive Nobel prize for his devotional poetic collection in Tagore’s one friend in England, a famous artist he had met in India, Rothenstein, learned of the translation, and asked to see it. Conclusion Tagore’s novels are a radical statement of his unconventional and non-denominational viewpoint which were quite ahead of his conservative times of 19th and 20th century India.

A prolific writer and the harbinger of Bengali Renaissance, Tagore engendered a magnum opus of literary art both in verse and prose form. We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order engliah identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.

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Count Keyserling founded his own school inpatterned upon Tagore’s school, under the name School of Wisdom. From inside the book.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. First published in A. In he was knighted by the British King George V.

Rabindranath Tagore’s Norm-Defying Novel, Chokher Bali

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. Seema is a book lover and likes to read great fiction work. This service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles.


The story is set in late 19th century. Otherwise, he was little known outside of the Calcutta area, and not known at all outside of India. Mahendra Mohanis a pampered son of Rajalakshmi and studying to become a doctor. Film adaptations by some renowned directors like Satyajit Ray and Ritupurno Ghosh has been exemplary. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

Binodini plays the role of temptress and being unhappy- avenges her jealousy and unfulfilled desires.

He later wrote the introduction to Gitanjali when it was published in September in a limited edition by the India Society in London. Rituparno Ghosh has subtitled the film A Passion Play transforming the chookher into the drama of passion.

Tagore originally wrote in his regional Language Bengali. Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book.