In this excerpt from a novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, a man visits Calcutta Devdas was exasperated after spending six months at home following his. Devdas [Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Sreejata Guha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Devdas is a young man who is in love with Paro. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s epic novel, Devdas, is a tale of love and loss and has been a favourite of filmmakers. The latest to join the club.

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The novel has been. So I’ve decided to sell these bangles, pay all my creditors, and go away.


Nov 25, Prashant rated it it was amazing. Sudip Pal rated it did not like it Apr 03, Feb chaftopadhyay, Sumeet rated it it was amazing. A prolific writer, he found the novel an apt medium for depicting this and, in his hands, it became a powerful weapon of social and political reform. Parvati’s mother approaches Devdas’s mother, Harimati, with a marriage proposal.

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One married to an old man with no love in her life and the other a nauch girl with no love and a fake life. The voice appeared familiar, but he failed to recognize her in the darkness.

This is such a beautiful, deceptively simple novella. Paro comes to know of his death only the following morning. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! My luck has turned. Like what you read? devddas

However, setting that aside, it was an elegantly beautiful story filled with lots of emotional motifs to fit the era. She performs her duties quietly and resolutely, provides all the support she can in times of crisis, and you men praise her to the skies.


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Get married, Devdas, I want to see you married before I go. Devdas is portrayed as a coward and nothing else. We suffer so much, but no one seems to care.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Thus might one lose one’s own soul while one got busy with worldly care and lost track of that which one had brought with one’s birth from above. Devdas sees that Parvati is no longer the small girl he knew. Agnivo Niyogi rated it liked it May 28, Item s unavailable for purchase. You can say what you want to without any consequences, but they cannot. We suffer so much, but no one seems to care.

But life takes its own course and she is immersed more and more in the day to day affaires of the household, and with no news of her older concerns they are sort of veiled and remain behind her everyday awareness.

Parvati and Chandramukhi come across as much stronger in the book as well. But he drinks himself to death not necessarily because of a love lost, but because he cannot find a way to reconcile the person that he is within a societal framework with the loves and relationships that he’d like to have.

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Since it is a old romance story the producers modernized the story. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Making up his mind, decides he tells his father he wants to marry Parvati.

I loved the Author simplicity of story telling without complicating it Hope, Translator had captured the original essence. Knowing death approaches him fast, Devdas goes to Hatipota to meet Parvati to fulfill his vow. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat But I suppose there is a culturally factor that one can never truly grasp.


To ask other readers questions about Devdasplease sign up. Chandramukhi was not discouraged. The last few hours of Devdas’s life while he whispers her name again and again and she wakes up from her sleep hearing someone calling her, but is unaware of what might be going on right outside her own gate, has the quality of a truth of a higher plane.

For it is not just about loss of love that might mean loss of a future, a life that could have been, loss of the persons that were separated. He was one of the most popular Bengali novelists of the early 20th century. Parwati, too could not forget Devdas even after her marriage. As an adult he is intimidated by her independence and boldness, but again he cannot express it verbally or confront it, so instead runs away, treating Parvati cruelly.

He was one of the most popular Bengali novelists of the early 20th century. Perhaps because no one has ever hated me quite so much. Do you understand now? The old one with Dilip Kumar is closer to the book. Any more might tear me apart. Devdas might as well have that honour.

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