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Shatranj Ke Khiladi by Munshi Premchand | Hindi Story Book Reviews

Shatranj Ke Khiladi by Munshi Premchand | Hindi Story Book Reviews

First published in October 1914, Shatranj Ke Khiladi (The Chess Players – शतरंज के खिलाड़ी) is one of the magnum opus of Munshi Premchand which took his fame to more heights. It is worth to note that Munshiji was not only a prominent writer with good command on the pen, but he used to write about what is happening (or happened) in the society. Most of his literature is thus associated with grounded reality. Probably this is the attribute of his stories and books which made them more popular (and on the contrary, some people who love fantasy writing or ... Read More »

Buddi Kaki | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Buddi Kaki | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Budi Kaki (बुढ्ढी काकी, actually it should spelt as Buddhi Kaki/Budhdhi Kaki) a story by Late Munshi Premchandji (known as the Shakespeare of Hindi Literature) is focused on another social issue. It is emotional depiction of the ignorance faced by the old people by the modern(!) generation. TV Serial : Guldasta Producer : Sunil Batta, Drashti Films Writer : Munshi Premchand Director : Sunil Datta Music : Uttam Chatterji Editor/Camera : Mangal Sinh Season : Season 1 Episode : Buddi Kaki (बुढ्ढी काकी) Purchase Links : Guldasta @ Amazon.com Guldasta @ Amazon.in Actors : Pramod Bala, Chitra Mohan, Baby Chavi ... Read More »

Ek Anch Ki Kasar | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Ek Anch Ki Kasar | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Story #3 of Hindi TV Serial Guldasta is titled as Ek Anch Ki Kasar (एक आंच की कसर). It explores story of a so called gentleman who is living a life with dual personalities. The story is focused on one of the major social problems – Dowry. Though with the literacy and women empowerment, the problem is reduced at a very large extent, it still exist at various place. But during the time, when the story was written and published, the dowry system was one of the major social problems. TV Serial : Guldasta Producer : Sunil Batta, Drashti Films ... Read More »

Narashya | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Narashya | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Narashya (Actually it should spell – Nairashya – नैराश्य) is a sad story from Munshi Premchand. It is shameful for the society if such practices still going on. Though there is a remarkable change we see in the modern times and it gives us the reason to joy for sure; there are still backward areas (well where people with limited visions are living, we can call them backward areas right?) where such mindset is found. We are talking about people’s lust for the boy-child. TV Serial : Guldasta Producer : Sunil Batta, Drashti Films Writer : Munshi Premchand Director : ... Read More »

Istri Purush | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Istri Purush | GulDasta | Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Munshi Premchand is considered as the Shakespeare of Hindi Literature. Most of his work is famous for realistic representation of the social issues. The time is changed a lot now and a lot of issues may found irrelevant these days. However such issues still exists in several social segments. The first story told in the serial is titled as Istri Purush (स्त्री-पुरूष). [Note: The wrong spelling is mentioned as it is shown in the DVD itself]. This story is extended into two episodes. TV Serial : Guldasta Producer : Sunil Batta, Drashti Films Writer : Munshi Premchand Director : Sunil ... Read More »

Guldasta | Hindi TV Serial Based On The Stories By Munshi PremChand | DVD Reviews

Guldasta | Hindi TV Serial Based On The Stories By Munshi PremChand | DVD Reviews

Munshi Premchand is known as the Shakespeare of Hindi literature. Those who like Hindi literature and fond of good stories, need to that Introduction also. He is a very popular figure in the reader circle. His stories were mostly focused on the social setup of his time and authentically explored the real life of real people via real situations. Probably that made him more loved and trusted author of his time then his contemporaries. You may often find some sad situations in his work and may find it quite pessimistic. But if you look at the content with open mind, ... Read More »