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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Though many of them might not be fond of her, her writing is just over-whelming. Without being preachy, author weaved the life lessons so amazingly into his debut novel. It is hard for readers to pick the right one, of course time worthy.

They are the stories of people we may find anywhere. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book answers these questions. On the last day of his stay, when Satya talks about not marrying the person one loves, Anu relates her story to him and tells mirthy that occasional failure makes an individual more mature. Jul 31, Shruti rated it it was amazing Shelves: Posted by Mediocre to the Core at 8: Not many Indian writers try to write out so honestly about their culture and way of life. Murthy wanted to express.

All said and done, I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. This book proved me wrong completely. But above all, the book highlights the stigmas that exist in our society to this day.


In the first half of the novel, Anupama is gentle, loving and a caring woman mahashweha after a heart break, she becomes fierce, more career mahashqeta, more powerful gir There are a lot of stories that revolve around the diseases like cancer, color blindness and so much more but I feel that this book is contrary.

Anand does not respond to her letters. The story is an endearing read because it holds true for every generation of Indian society. Returning to her maternal home, she gets ill-treated by her step-mother as could be expected.

The book is just five pages away from the close, and the reader expects or hopes! A few years later, her husband realises his mistake and comes back to apologise, and to take her home. Seldom you come across a fiction novel which leaves you in tears. What is more painful than mkrthy disease is the realization that her husband married her only because she had a beautiful face and body.

I understand where she comes from, to have a blemished skin can be a curse. She finds fairy tale love and gets married, only to find mahashwrta dreams shattered to pieces, when she discovers that she has leukoderma.

The events all remind you of those sad Indian movies of s and 60s. Anand’s family is a complete disaster. The way she has managed to capture the shallow mindset of Indian villagers is new to me. We love the books because they take us closer to the mundane reality of the world. Anupama looked into the mirror and shivered with shock.


I love the subjects she choses to write about. How mahashwega can you explain it, when a fast-bowler, known more for off-field antics than on-field heroics, one who cannot even write a proper tweet without making OK. Related so much with the book and the cause Mrs. Anand is a rich doctor. Newer Post Older Post Home. She has a step mother Sabakka and two stepsisters, Nanda and Vasudha. Her husband abandons her because of her marred beauty. mirthy


Anand, an assistant surgeon with Dr. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. At last when her husband comes to her but….

The name struck me first She became strong by the force of circumstances, that’s all! They eventually got married. Dr Vasanth proposes her jurthy Anupama rejects it and says that they can be good friends.

It brings out the fact that when a woman is strong, confident and financially independent, nothing can come in her way. Anand Neelakantan to live the experienc….

Mahashweta by Sudha Murty

Also, She did not get any respect and caring from his family. Her name is Anupama.

It was also adapted into a Television soap with Aishwarya Narkar playing the protagonist. Her books have been translated int Sudha Murty was born in in Shiggaon in north Karnataka.