The novel has its links with the character of Mahashweta in Banabhatta’s classic work, ‘Kadambari’. While Banabhatta made it a happy ending. Mahashweta by Sudha Murthy.. Sudha Murthy, Novels, Reading, Book Title, The Mother I Never Knew – Sudha Murty Sudha Murthy, Book Title, New Books. Mahashweta, by Sudha Murthy, is one such book. It is a simple story of a simple girl with simple aspirations, who wants to lead a simple life. Her name is.

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It is example of good literary fiction. Dolly gets married, and moves over to Australialeaving Anu with the responsibility of looking after her home, and without the need for paying rent. Her name is Anupama. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat The characters of Anupama and Anand teach us a lesson or two. She rejects both of them says that she would rather live alone.

Not many Indian writers try to write out nurty honestly about their culture and way of life. Well, Mahashweta is one such of those rare, “blink and you may miss it” kind maahashweta classics.

But its all different now. She decides not mahashaeta give up her life for her husband who had left her to die, and her family who had never cared for her.

In the end,she redefines the meaning of beauty. Dolly advises her to stay with them, but with the requirement of having to cook her own food, since Anu is a strict vegetarian. Satya, dates another colleague, Dr. During his stay, Satya changes his opinion of her from that of an unfortunate woman to that of a person looked beyond her imperfection.

There are some very well written and meaningful quotes throughout the book.

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Her parents want her to get married mufty she wants to complete her studies. The name Mahashweta is taken from the female protagonist ‘Mahashweta’ in Banabhatta ‘s play Kadambari. The book answers these questions.

mugty Oct 26, Jigar rated it it was amazing. One day, in Englandwhen he comes across a husband who cares for his crippled wife, he is overcome by guilt. Definitely inspiring, loved every word of this book. The tree does not keep anything for itself. Views Read Edit View history. Earning her own money gives her confidence, and an independence that she had never known before. Being a doctor himself she has full faith in him, but all she gets in return is his aloofness.

He returns to India and sets up a practice in his sprawling mansion. Oct 29, Akshay Dasgupta rated it it was amazing. She meets curses and rumours about murry ownself everyday. The book is just five murtyy away from the close, and the reader expects or hopes!

Mahashweta precisely tugs at the right emotional strings with such lucidity and simplicity that one can’t help cheering or grieving with the protagonist’s rise, fall and then rise again.

I got a hint about this book from Sudha Murty’s own book ‘Wise and Otherwise’ as a part of one of her stories. All said and done, I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. She faces objections from her mother in law suvha well as from her father’s house.


Her family was not financially strong but her beauty and her prominent character directed her to world of art, she started doing theatre where she met her hero, Dr. Then come the typical step-mother and the equally typically incapable father of Anupama. At last when her husband come to her but….

Her husband abandons her because of her marred beauty. At the interview, noticing the receptionist, Dolly, touch up her lipstick, Anu remembers that she had never used lipstick. Lists with This Book. One day, Anu meets with an accident and is taken to a hospital where a post-graduate doctor, Dr.

That is when she takes her life in her own hands and decides to live independently without any inhibitions and succeeds in the mahasnweta.

A beautiful and touching story about how when it rains, it really pours and all that you can do is weather out the storm.

Anand leaves to England for higher studies while Anupama discovers white patches on her leg. It is a simple story of a simple girl with simple aspirations, who wants to lead a sudhha life.