Mahashweta [Sudha Murty] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Anupama looked into the mirror and shivered with shock. A small white patch. The novel has its links with the character of Mahashweta in Banabhatta’s classic work, ‘Kadambari’. While Banabhatta made it a happy ending. Mahashweta is an inspiring story of courage and resilience in a world marred by illusions and Sudha Murty was born in in Shiggaon, north Karnataka.

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Mahashweta, by Sudha Murthy, is one such book. Tell this story to everyone: While the Mahashweta of Kadambari wears white to get her beloved, Pundarika, back to life, the Mahashweta of this novel turns white.

Not many Indian writers try to write out so honestly about their culture and way of life.

More sorrow overwhelms Anu when she realises that Anand chose not to reply to her letters. Jul 25, Fatima rated it really liked it. It leaves a message that no matter what, no matter how much you sufferrise from the dark. Apr 01, Sartaz Rahman rated it it was amazing. Determined to rebuild her life against all odds, Anupama goes to Bombay where mahashhweta finds success, respect and the promise of an enduring friendship.

I cannot live without him, and for his sake I’m ready to renounce everything.



Flipkart Review Program Rating: I loved the book and fell in love with writings of Sudha Murthy. He did not love her, he never had. A young newly wed beautiful woman is the protagonist who deals with this condition and emerges out a much stronger woman. The mahashweat stigma of a married woman living with her parents, her steother’s continual barbs and the ostracism that accompanies her skin condition force her to contemplate suicide.

The novel nicely explains the how the leucoderma affect one’s life and also how it ruins the family. Newer Post Older Post Home. Undoubtedly, Sudha Murty has become one of my favorite maahshweta.

He lost not only money but faith too. At the same time, Anand finds her and convinces her to join him.

Open Preview See mahashweat Problem? Murthhy book proved me wrong mahasgweta. Nice lines about what is real beautiful. Really touching end to the novel. The Author, Book and main protagonist are aptly described by just one word. Society, in-laws, family and husband – nobody gives her a chance. The Siakot Saga Author: In the end,she redefines the meaning of beauty. She turns him out of the house. Dr Vasanth proposes her but Anupama rejects it and says that they can be good friends.

This all is shattered when she discovers that she ny Leukoderma which is still treated in India as a curse. I read this books only for four hours and this would definetly stick mahashwetta my heart for ages. Before she can join Anand, she is forced to go to her parental home by Radhakka. Lists with This Book. She even thinks of suicide but gathers courage and decides to live the life that God has given her. She finds out that she has been affected by Leukoderma or Vitiligo.


Being a doctor himself she has full faith in him, but all she gets in return is his aloofness. As I read the further story, I grow immense liking for Anupama and my hatred rose for Anand as well. Her mother-in-law kno about this, sent Anupama to her father house. One fine day Anupama saw an unfortunate white spot on his skin on Simplicity has always been a speciality of Sudha Murthy’s writings.

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We don’t see Anu as an independent thinking woman. It was also adapted into a Television soap with Aishwarya Narkar playing the protagonist.

She was the recipient of the R. This poignant tale offers hope and solace to the victims of the prejudices that govern society even today.