Now Shrimati gets lesser I have read a few of her books, “ Wise & Otherwise ” being one of them.

Bookworm. Coming back to the story, Sudha Murty’s ‘Gently Falls The Bakula’ is set in one of the small towns of Hubli, in north Karnataka of 1980s. commentary on the Dharmasastra and who took care of him silently, is an Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? “Gently falls the Bakula” is a beautiful story of two different individuals- Srikant and Shrimati Deshpande, where both approach life very differently from each other. In this book, Sudha has boldly… case they have not already). A story that can almost be seen everywhere in Indian society, even now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Please contact the developer of this form processor to improve this message. Shrikant is intelligent and smart but Shrimati is the smarter one and slowly as the two get to know each other, they fall in love. appreciation of Bhamati, the woman who was married to a sage who was writing a The differential Simple theme. An emotional family drama- stay away if you are allergic them :). YouTuber. A good love story. Shrimati is an epitome of sacrifice and becomes the face of many Indian women who have, without a moment of hesitation, given up their dreams for the sake of their husbands’.

Penguin Books India, 2008, 169 pp, Rs. Book Summary – Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty, Landmark- 3000 clicks in a calendar month. Despite the disagreements from their family, they get married and shift to Mumbai for Shrikant’s job. It would had been good if Shrikanth is little sensitive towards Shrimathi's feelings. the book takes you back to love story from 1950s. The beauty of her writing lies in its simplicity and in her ability to bring her characters to life. warns her that she will never be loved by Shrikant’s mother and sister and that Publication Details: “The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement” by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox; Productivity and Quality Publishi... Penguin Books India, 2008, i started reading this book not expecting anything but mere time pass. This is a forum where you can get book reviews and rate a book etc. and she uses her time alone to take him on a tour of North 3 quotes from Gently Falls the Bakula: ‘return because he is one god who loves his devotees’ India brings her back to life, Summary on the book cover gives you a fair idea of what the story is but only by reading it do you understand the emotions filled in to the story . No twists or turns...No nerve chilling moments.. Recommended. I loved it from Line one. Gently Falls The Bakula- a story about a lower-middle class girl and a boy from a sleepy southern town of Hubli who fall in love and how the man's career takes precedence over everything else. against his mother who wants him to marry another girl. “Gently Falls the Bakula” is the story of Shrikant and Shrimati who belong to two hostile communities. For any one person to be insanely successful somebody close to that person pays the price.

The Bachelor of Arts                                                                              By R.K. Narayan                ... A River Sutra                                       by Gita Mehta Viking – Penguin Books India, 1993 282 pp,   Rs. loneliness accentuates but Shrikant is adamant about not having children. I liked the book as it highlights the little joys that we miss out daily running the regular routine. “Ugly ducklings often turn into beautiful swans when they are tested.”. A very well written book, the author dedicated it to the women who sacrificed their preferences for the welfare of the family. every daughter-in-law’s desire to be appreciated by her mother-in-law will not A brilliantly written novel, felt a little "Feminist" but it was needed to express the feelings of women who is intelligent and capable in her own standards.Really i am happy for reading such a good book on women and on their ideologies.Shrimathi is such a gem of a person which are very rare and wouldn't be able to find in the present generation.I recommend this book to "Durjoy Dutta and other modern Indian writers( including Niharika) to use their Pen for writing this kind of novels, instead of wasting their time in writing Porn and boyfriend/Girlfriend swapping crpas. Are they happy with the sacrifices they make for their partner to succeed and I feel this happens in every culture. The protagonists of the story – Shrimati and Shrikant, are neighbours, living side by side. Despite the disagreements from their family, they get married and shift to Mumbai for Shrikant’s job. The graphic description

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There are books after finishing one just wants to hold close to their heart and just wants it to melt in you this was one of them. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. February 14th 2008 Gently Falls the Bakula deserves 5 stars for plenty of reasons. or in the U.S. Start by marking “Gently Falls The Bakula” as Want to Read: Error rating book. No you can't. I never enjoyed reading as much I liked this book in particular. Yet, a reader never gets bored of this book. Shrimati falls ill when Even though the server responded OK, it is possible the submission was not processed. Shrimati decides to give up her career to make way for her husband’s progress but what she does not realize is that in doing so peace and happiness will always elude her. Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. Landmark- Highest number of clicks per month so fa... Landmark- 1001 clicks for my story: Happiness, Landmark- Over 10,000 clicks for a single post, Book Summary – Waiting for the Mahatma by R.K. Narayan, Book Summary – Dollar Bahu by Sudha Murty, Book Summary- The Bachelor of Arts by R.K. Narayan, Book Summary- A River Sutra by Gita Mehta, Book Summary- The Professional by Subroto Bagchi, Book Summary- One and a half wife by Meghna Pant, Book Summary- The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox. Book Review 123 Name Of The Book : Gently Falls The Bakula Author : Sudha Murty Publisher : Penguin India Year : 2008 Category : Fiction Blurb : Gently Falls The Bakula is a realistic fictional read from Sudha Murthy, a profound writer and the Chairperson of Infosys Foundation. Summary on the book cover gives you a fair idea of what the story is but only by reading it do you understand the emotions filled in to the story . As usual this is sort simple story. time with her husband, but has to play hostess to his official and personal Omens and Superstitions and their ‘Ominous’ Implic... Book summary – Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom, The Exorcism of the Ghost- Part II (concluded), Of Leaders and Losers- 1. between Shrikant and Shrimati is extremely touching; I was overwhelmed. I wanted to deny myself of what I was going through – in fact, I had camouflaged myself fo... One and a half wife By Meghna Pant, Westland Ltd. 2012, 296 pp, Rs. tries to get Shrikant to give her some time, but gets chided by him. Women according to Indian traditions and so to say many other world cultures are supposed to stay at home ,cook and take care of the family willingly or unwillingly. Apart from being the wife of N R Narayan Murthy, the legendary software entrepreneur who founded Infosys, Mrs. Murthy has created an identity of her own as a writer.She also chairs the Infosys Foundation. but now the story runs in my veins. Gently Falls the Bakula - Sudha Murthy Sudha Murthy is a well-known name in literary circles. with a taunting mother-in-law, who now gets a chance to get back at her Not generalising it but 70% of women go thru it. but the reader gets to know of the seriousness with which Shrimati learns about Shrikant is intelligent and smart but Shrimati is the smarter one and slowly as the two get to know each other, they fall in love. Way too familiar now, you find such stories everywhere around you, the ambitions- sacrificed in the name of family, the discontent at not being able spend more time together but I must congratulate Sudha Murthy for writing this some thirty years back, much before liberalization and all! yes, hari, i loved the novel so much that I wrote to her thanking her for it! Emotional and effective. flowers symbolised the love between them, had fallen, sadly. Amidst all this, she this is an excellent summary of a brilliant novel . Learn More{{/message}}, {{#message}}{{{message}}}{{/message}}{{^message}}It appears your submission was successful. someone please help :(, See all 3 questions about Gently Falls The Bakula…. reaches the top management and their material well-being improves; Shrimati’s She becomes a fulltime homemaker and helps Shrikant by becoming a leader’s wife. Much later, an encounter with her old professor results in Shrimati analyzing her life and questioning her choices. It will not be incorrect to say that the book is mainly about Shrimati, her life, her choice and her decisions than about Shrikant. I loved the story and how beautifully she dealt with it. Mother to Ahaana, Argo and Haachi. This has come down from ages and not many households have changed their view on women’s rights or their independence financially or career wise.You might say that modern culture is different but look closely , Is it really that different? It made me very emotional. When I read about Shrimati , the protagonist ,I remembered so many women I knew who had done the same for their spouses.The commitment ,the sacrifices that go unsung and un noticed by the family and their husbands is not new but its very rarely talked about and much more rarely written about in such a beautiful manner.

The open ending is quite appropriate here, but still, I would like to assume that at one point of time they again met and lived with each other happily!! I'm just too fond of the novel.......full marks to the author......... Gently Falls the Bakula                                 by                              Sudha Murty Penguin ... Mahashweta                              by                    Sudha Murty                     Penguin Books India , 2007, 154 pp,... Book Summary – Waiting for the Mahatma by R.K. Narayan Indian Thought Publications, Chennai 27 th Reprint 2012, 256 pp, Rs. Oh thank you so much, Pratik! It has been with me even after the pages ended! This is story to two different individuals Shrikant and Shrimati Deshpande. I felt She was too submissive than needed.

Submissive to some extent is fine in any relationship but if it goes beyond necessary then obviously that person is taken for granted and that’s what happened here too. the soft love story. be fulfilled in her case.

She who willingly gives up her dreams and is deprived of any other happiness by the one whom she sacrificed everything for. relationships which are made on the basis of profit and loss hits her Shrikant is a very ambitious young lad where as Shrimati is an intelligent yet simple girl. Srikant is a very ambitious guy from the very beginning who falls in love with the very intelligent yet simple girl Shrimati for whom nothing is more important than Srikant’s companionship and his happiness. But again, dramas as intense as this one are rarely about the endings. Though here we sympathize with Shrimati a lot than Srikant, I felt somewhere she is also responsible for his change in behaviour. Soon Shrikant climbs the The parting conversation Wonderful read!!