MUNSHI PREMCHAND’S KAFAN (HINDI – 60 MINUTES). A comedy of the dark age. It is an original stage adaptation of Munshi Premchand’s last short story. 15 Mar Kafan is Munshi Premchand’s last short story and unarguably one of his best. The story is a satire on the degradation of human beings and. 6 Jun Kafan (कफ़न) in Hindi by Munshi Premchand – Download ebook on Dailyhunt.

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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Premdhand App. Jul 20, Josinto rated it really liked it. Premchand believed that social realism was the way for Hindi literature, as opposed to the “feminine quality”, tenderness and emotion of the contemporary Bengali literature.

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Nonetheless, this has been a good read. The son’s wife, Bhudiya, is near the end of her pregnancy and is in need of medical attention, which the family certainly cannot afford. Get to Know Us.

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Driven to extreme poverty and despair, they have no money or means to perform the funeral rites for the unfortunate women. Write a product review. The book I read on a single evening!

I liked each and every story of it.

Kafan (The Shroud), by Premchand, translated from Urdu and Hindi by Frances W. Pritchett

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Kafan is Munshi Prrmchand last short story and unarguably one of his best. A stirring tale describing poverty, hunger and helplessness of India’s poor. Need to catch up with more of his works. Each one captures the true spirit of rural India It would have been comic if the implications are not so horrible.

Kafan ( कफ़न )

One of the best by the author at its peak and real senses, but needs a little criticism. Start reading Kafan Hindi Edition on your Kindle in under a minute.

Its a black comedy. Jul 28, Rambhakar Sharma added it Shelves: Buy the selected items together This item: He is one of premchabd most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent,and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindustani writers of the early twentieth century. So Amazon service is good.

Just a pgemchand while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Imagine times when wages were so low, the idle were hardly worse off than hard-working -the rich are probably more to blame. I find no other writer more expressive than premchnd when it comes to bringing to the world the stark realities of life in poverty, racial discrimination and inequalities that prevailed in India years ago Another, is that the translation is not at par with experience of reading him in Hindi.


No wonder he has been termed as a great writer. Bhudiya eventually dies during childbirth, adding to the problems of the father and son.

One of the masterpieces of Premchand in his study of human rhyche and relations.

“Kafan” (), by Premchand, translated by Frances W. Pritchett

These are stories you can read in any mood, they premchajd questions regarding patriarchy, of our premchadn of piousness, of our hypocritical stances at creating an equal society, and of the woes of farmers, that have not changed a bit in all these years that have passed since his writing.

His works include more than a dozen novels, around short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi. Premchand Ki Sarvashreshta Kahaniyan. Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders.