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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Anupama, despite suffering from Vitiligo, doesn’t let it become the end of her life. Without being preachy, author weaved the life lessons so amazingly into his debut novel. Started reading as a time pass novel. Mahashweta by Sudha Murty. In the simplest of the words she always conveys the message to lead suhda meaningful life.

Posted by Mediocre to the Core at 8: The social stigma Anupama looked into the mirror and shivered with shock.

Being a doctor himself she has full faith in him, but all she gets in return is his aloofness. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

They show us what we had only seen in our dreams. Anand went to abroad for further study. The events all remind you of those sad Indian movies of s and 60s. The name Mahawhweta is taken from the female protagonist ‘Mahashweta’ in Banabhatta ‘s play Kadambari.

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Historical Fiction, Hinduism, Religious studies Pages: Preview — Mahashweta by Sudha Murty. They are the stories of people we may find anywhere. Meanwhile, she meets with an accident and meets Dr Vasanth who also loves Literature and Arts like her.

About Mahashweta, what a magnificent story. Through this book, Author narrates the story of a very beautiful Woman named Anupama who is from a middle class family. Ashwin Sanghi is the answer. Overall it was a fantastic read and somewhat an eye opener. I loved the book and fell in love with writings of Sudha Murthy.


Suudha a person based on external appearance and ruining lives because of superstitious beliefs are still rampant in Indian society.

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Refresh and try again. Dolly advises her to stay with them, but with the requirement of having to cook her own food, sudah Anu is a strict vegetarian. A wealthy doctor named Anand gets attracted to her because of her beauty and theatre skills.

She has been awarded the Padma Shri, and also been given honorary doctorate degrees. Then story revolved around her struggle how she enabled herself to cope up all this obstacles.

At the interview, noticing the receptionist, Mrthy, touch up her lipstick, Anu remembers that she had never used lipstick. Hey You …Read the novel.

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. Sudha Murty – She mahaxhweta be my foster mom, for she teaches me so much, so easily, that I never want to lose her.

We don’t see Anu as an independent thinking woman. Sudha Murty was one author whose works I had shunned for so long due to this same prejudice. Cure for this disease varies mahahweta person to person and she’s seriously affected. In the first half of the novel, Anupama is gentle, loving and a caring woman and after a heart break, she becomes fierce, more career oriented, more powerful girl.

How she overcome the all the obstacles and live the mahashwets is the rest of story. This poignant tale offers hope and solace to the victims of the prejudices that govern society even today. More sorrow overwhelms Anu when she realises that Anand chose not to reply to her letters. The murthu who acted in plays which had only happy endings, has her rendezvous with tragedy, that too in real life.


But she has lost all love and respect for him.

I Seldom do you come across a piece of fiction which leaves you in tears; still leaving a feeling of admiration and awe for the virtuosity and strength of character displayed by the protagonists. Definitely inspiring, loved every word of this book. At last when her husband comes to her but…. mahashweeta

Society, in-laws, family mmahashweta husband – nobody gives her a chance. But this was an important read. She murhty that Vasanth’s love is born out of the sympathy towards her. That is another reason, why this book might appeal more, only to Indian readers. She rejects both of them says that she would rather live alone.

Want to Read saving…. Though it is a very simplistic and a beautifully written novel, it serves as a ‘reality check’ for us. Meanwhile, Shamanna is dead; Anu sends money for the rites. The author narrates a story of a girl who suffers from leucoderma after her marriage.


The word Mahashweta stands for a lot of things in the book. She likens herself to a mahashwets, which does not keep its fruits to itself, and, at the same time, finds fulfilment in this act of selflessness. It stands for the white flowers of the parijata, which led to Anupama meeting her husband for the first time. Anand, an assistant surgeon with Dr.