GENTLY FALLS THE BAKULA: A CRITICAL STUDY. This chapter deals with a critical analysis of Sudha Murty‟s third novel Gently Falls the. Bakula published. Gently Falls: The Bakula is a realistic-fictional read from Sudha Murthy, a profound writer and the Chairperson of Infosys Foundation. In this book, Sudha has. 26 Nov Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes.

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The book is about balance in life, relationships and most importantly the choices we make. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The book is about a marriage gone sour. Overall, I liked the book, though I was peeved by the characters.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It has a simple story which is told in a way that makes the reader fall in love with the characters and makes him glued to the book right till the end.

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This book contains powerful philosophy I really suggest that you should read the book. She is the one responsible for her situation now.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. She who willingly gives up her dreams is deprived of any other happiness by the one whom she sacrificed everything for.

The feel of bombay in the book is an add-on. This is a beautifully narrated story which many might relate to.


Or will they go their own ways? This is story to two different individuals Shrikant and Shrimati Deshpande. What happens when we continuously force ourselves and take people for gran This Review was first published in http: God this is sooo confusing! In spite of all the material happiness in their lives their relationship failed miserably due to lack of understanding and mutual respect.

The connection with the story for me gemtly instantly from the very first page as the background and religious practices which Sudha Murthy has explained here, I know it and have seen very closely too. This ending the ending of the novel might happen to any one of us, if we are not careful.

The way Shrikant runs after his work leaving everything behind reminds ths again of the ‘Life is a ga I tye always seen Sudha Murty as Mrs.

Gently Falls the Bakula

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. But one day, while talking to an old professor, she starts examining what she faols done with her life and realizes it is dismally empty.

Penning down the emotions is something that Sudha Murthy is really good at! She revisits their love letters; that affection requires only mutual love and intense faith, and not beauty or intelligence, is reinforced. Shrikant was so hungry for success in his career, that he put all his bakulx to his industry.

The ambitious boy aspires to be the school topper, but it is Shrimati, who tops, while he ends up second. You better read it. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Are they happy with the sacrifices they make for their partner to succeed and I feel this happens in every culture. Shrimati is very intelligent and could ace anything she put her mind to,but she loved history and studied for the love of the subject.


Her books are set ack in time but the issues are still relevant and you can very well relate to them. The quote from the book aptly describes the nature of Shrikant: Gently Falls the Bakula tells the story of Shrikant and Shrimati.

All the pages in their book of life will be empty, except the page of achievement. This books changes my perception about her. After a long time, Shrimati realized, it is not her life she has to do something for her.

Gently Falls the Bakula is the story of a marriage that loses its way as ambition and self-interest take their toll. Read more Read less.

It will be worth it. She tells him that bakulaa had loved him and History and him more than her studies. This residence had no room for relationship!

Recommended if you want a glimpse of yesteryear Indian society and some interesting Indian History lessons. And yet, it was very special to him.

This book is very close to my heart. The unassuming Bakula flower has an extraordinary property; it has a sweet fragrance, but when the flower dries, it has an even sweeter smell. While reading bakkla books, there is such a lot to learn and her books actually have a positive impact.