Gently Falls the Bakula [Sudha Murty] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What is more important: a successful career or a happy marriage?. Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours, whose families don’t get along too well. A tree of Bakula (a fragrant flower) seperates the two homes. Gently falls the Bakula is the story of Shrikant and Shrimati who belong to two hostile communities but fall in love with each other despite all.

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I believe every women in her 20’s, specially baukla about to be married, in the Indian society needs to read this and to understand the book. Srikant was busy climbing the corporate ladder as fast as possible.

Shrimati has very simple wants. Nov 05, Akshay Joshi rated it really liked it. Holding a bakula flower in his palm, he was wondering why he was fascinated by this tiny flower, that was neither as beautiful as a rose nor had the fragrance of a jasmine or a champaka.

Contents About the Author. Shrimati is a sensitive, intelligent, quiet girl with a passion for History. Soon Shrikant climbs the corporate ladder in double-quick time, and Shrimati is the silent assistant at home, more like a secretary at home.

Murthy and she has sacrificed her professional ambitions to support her bushand. Dec 15, Roopa Km rated it it was amazing Shelves: I recommend this book to “Durjoy Dutta and other genly Indian writers including Niharika to use their Pen for writing this kind of novels, instead of A brilliantly written novel, felt a little “Feminist” but it was needed to express the feelings of women who is intelligent and tne in her own standards.


Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours and school mates.

It is a reflection of social reality. I recommend this book to every girl. Of aspirations suppressed for long.

Sagara Teeram: Book Summary – Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty

Gently Falls baklua Bakula by Sudha Murty. I even tried writing what could’ve happened after Shrimati’s departure. Not by just one but, both the participants are needed to make a relationship like marriage, successful. With the absence of children, the gaping hole of love in Shrimati’s life becomes all the more pronounced.

Collins’ arrival in India brings her back to life, and she uses her time alone to take him on a tour of North India. Oh thank you so much, Pratik! The quote from the book aptly describes the nature of Shrikant: The reader is told through an office colleague that men work for money and then for power, which will require hard work and unconditional support from the family.

Shrimati gives up her idea of higher studies only to work and also not in the History department and help repay the loan.


Gently Falls the Bakula

It pulls the emotional cords of our heart thus conveying the message. You might say that modern culture gehtly different but look closelyIs it really that fqlls A simple but riveting story of a well educated and well to-do couple, where post marriage the husband takes the center stage while the wife fades in the background. We feel our life is important, but do we give such respect to lives and choices of the people around us?

There’s a lot to take from this book if you read it intently and shall give you a lot to mull over. She had been bearing silently everything setting bqkula example of a perfect wife. This book has the ability to snap people out of the imaginary world into the reality. But here there was no pressure on Shrimati to leave her dreams.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

Gently Falls the Bakula. Shrimati is very i A story told in a simple style. This is story to two different individuals Shrikant and Shrimati Deshpande.

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