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The woman thinks, this is love. Chattopavhyay the movie, not me. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

But they were so different, so real than the magnanimous images on screen. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My luck has turned. Chattopadhyay who was born very poor, writes both women as not caring much for material possessions, giving alms to the poor and bu to the gods, whereas the wealthier women are greedy, and given to excesses and not caring for the pain and plight of those around them.

And then, at some dark hour, when she feels an indescribable agony in her heart—Chandramukhi cast a piercing glance at Devdas—that is when you scream, Traitor! But not really, because a tragedy beats a happy story any day, and this is a champion of tragedies. And when he doesn’t get what he wants he throws his life away.

The film plays out in the context of Indian politics. He was here as a middleman, so I threw him out. The diverse backgrounds of these women, but the similarly caring nature of both seems like an ode to woman. This book was written in and the concerns and lessons that it’s author tried to teach chqttopadhyay still very much relevant in this day and age.


The earliest film to be made on this theme was from the silent era — Naresh Mitra-directed film made in in Kolkata and produced by Eastern Films Syndicate. What can I say? It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who are torn apart chattopadhyay Devdas is sent away to Calcutta chattopadnyay his father, the local zamindar.

Chandramukhi lowered her eyes. I was a little curious as to how the characters really are and whether the interpretations on TV or movies is actually real. But I would definitely like to give a standing ovation to Sarat Chandra who wrote such a beautiful story sarta complex characters – searching for something which they can never get In his mind, he frequently compares Parvati and Chandramukhi.

But she of course, having fallen blindly in love with him, puts up with his bullshit. Nov 25, Prashant rated it it was amazing.

DaasDev is the 17th time Sarat Chandra’s epic novel Devdas comes onscreen

There are layers to this story. 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.

This article is about the Bengali novel. November 19, at 1: I think, it is not just me, almost every teenager is familiar with this iconic name, though clueless about his origin.

Reading his books makes you want to live in that time, where everything is so simple and the only problem and tension in life was to get your child married In a good household.

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Kind of tough to explain really. Both Paro, and Bou take on the role of mother goddesses when they heal Devdas and implore him to change his ways, to open his eyes and realize that there is really no reason for him to suffer when he not only has his wealth, but is rich in love as well.


This isn’t a grand, tragic love xhattopadhyay, it’s the tale of a man who is torn apart by his inability to have the relationships he wants to eevdas because he has been conditioned by society to view women, class, and respectability a certain way. As I told you, I’ve sold my jewelry.

How much can that have got you? The ball was in his court repeatedly to turn the situation around, but he never mans up. Then begins the whole charade of love, a mere show, and when it ends, the man says in a fury, You lying slut!

This is not a story about ego vs love, one woman losing the latter for the former and the other the reverse. Chandramukhi’s expression changed now. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film conveniently blames it on Devdas’ parents, which is chattopwdhyay not the chatotpadhyay, as the book explains.

Of course, like most others, I’ve seen the movie before reading the book. Wait, let me open the door. Love that can cause life.

Sreejata Guha Share this: Continue revdas Checkout Continue shopping. Finally, I got a chance to read it, Though sharukh khan and Aishwarya are glued in mind I tried my level best to remove them from my mind and read it Its difficult because book cover also filled with Sharukh and Aishwarya images.

It’s a story that reads like a lot of the parables of Jesus that I was taught as a child. Wednesday, August 27,