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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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.

My first of Tagore and more to come hopefully. I would need to read the story again to answer your question. Mini was embarrassed when she thought of their long-forgotten companionship and shied away.

Kabuliwala (short story) – Wikipedia

The main theme of this story is filial love-the deep love that fathers have for their children. I actually postponed watching the movie when my Mother asked me to because it goes against one of my rules as a reader. Article about Kabuliwala’s now: Sep 03, Pravin Gandhi added it. There is also an element of trust in the story. I tell you story-telling is an ancient Indian art dating back to Panchatantra of BC.


I Liked the story. Its evident that things haven’t changed much for women since then. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A heart-wrenching story about a little girl whose talkativeness annoys her mother and sometimes her father, but wholly accepted by a poor fruit seller aka the Cabuliwallah.

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Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore exhibition book Rabindra Chitravali book. Though I generally avoid translated books, I really liked the short stories.

But if we are patient with people and try to understand their situations and rbindranath then we can find some common ground. Rahmat tells Mini’s father that he wants to see her. It is he who first introduces his daughter to Kabuliwala. The story was brief,simple and fascinating. The voice of the story is lent by the father of Minnie.

I love how he and Mini has become friends which I think solely reminds him of his own daughter. She would have been a grown kabyliwala like Minnie.

Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore

Timeline List of works. Quotes From The Book: She is intrigued by the goods he sells and rather than accepting the money for the purchased items. The fundamental message of the story is that people have the ability to do good as well as bad to others. The customer denied having ever bought the shawl and that caused Rahmat to lose his control. I felt sad for the Kabuliwala, for people think bad of him.


Kabuliwala (short story)

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mar 06, Harsha ganesan rated it it was amazing. To make her more comfortable Rahmat offered some dry fruits to Minnie. View all 3 comments. This is more than hurtful for Rahman because he knows that he has a young kabhliwala the same age as Mini in his village and she too most likely will not recognise Rahman.

He knows that Rahman has a daughter and he knows that it is better for him to visit his daughter. Rahman hands Mini back the money her father has given her.