2 Sep Title Chitrangada () Author1 Tagore, Rabindranath Author2 NULL Subject LANGUAGE. LINGUISTICS. LITERATURE Language bengali. Chitrangada (চিত্রাঙ্গদা). By Rabindranath Tagore. Picture. To read this Dance Drama click here . Anwar. Share · t. Powered by Create your own unique. 6 Dec “Chitrangada” by Rabindranath Tagore () Nupur Basu Tagore’s Background Playwriter, poet, songwriter, dramatist, novelist, painter.

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Tagore family Dwarkanath Ramanath Debendranath. She realizes that there is more to her personality than just being a warrior.

As days pass by she is suffocated under the burden of borrowed beauty. Chitra has been performed worldwide and has been adapted into several different formats, such as dance.

Natir Puja film Kshudhita Pashan. Cancel Reply rabindranafh characters used from the allowed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Early life Middle years Political fagore. Vasanta advises Chitra to go to Arjuna and spend the year with him and that at the year’s end Arjuna will be able to embrace the true Chitra once the spell of perfect beauty is gone.

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Please log in to add your comment. Moved by her pleas, the two gods give her not just one day but an entire year to spend with Arjuna. Chitra begs with the two gods to give her a day of perfect beauty so she can win over Arjuna and have just one night of love with him.

The play ends with Chitra finally admitting to Arjuna that ragore is the princess of which he spoke of and that she begged for beauty in order to win him over. As the initial wave of love subsides, Chitrangada as well as Arjuna start to introspect.


Send this link to let others join your presentation: Introduced a new style, verse, and prose to Bengali literature- different from classical Sanskrit. Madana Villagers Arjuna Chitra Vasanta. He requests to know what she is searching for, to which Chitra coyly replies that she is seeking the man of her desires.

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Views Read Edit View history. He also begins to ask Chitra questions about her past, wondering if she has anyone at home that is missing her. Chitra also admits that she is pregnant with his son. It is as relevant today as it was when Gurudev visualized her. This becomes a moment of realization for Chitrangada, about her true strength, her duty towards her people and kingdom and her desire to shed the mask of falsehood. Arjuna is besotted by her beauty and consequently breaks his vow of celibacy.

Noticing that this upsets her, Arjuna tries rabindrnath console his companion.

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Broad range of topics in his novels, stories, tagorf, dance-dramas both political and cultural. Through her dance production, Ranjana, recounts the tale of Chitrangada, a Manipuri princess, who through her passion for Arjuna the great warrior from the epic Mahabharata, came to realize that her true power and potential as a woman lay in her duty towards society.

Chitra is a one-act play written by Rabindranath Tagorefirst published in English in by the India Society tgaore London. Storyline of Chitrangada as presented in the dance drama. The next scene opens with Arjuna marveling over the perfect beauty he has seen.


For one who has never known a life other than the battle field and defending her rabindrznath, Chitrangada is transfixed by the attractive Arjuna and despite herself falls in love with him. Chitrangada asks him to disclose his identity and when she comes to know that it is the mighty Arjuna, she is in awe and determined to win his love.

Chitra does so, but throughout their year tagord she assumes that Arjuna will not love her once the year is up.

The story goes that the brave Arjuna during his period of exile took to the hills for meditation. She admits that she is not a perfect beauty, but that if he would accept her then she would remain with him forever. Rabindranath Tagore, His Life and Work. Chitrangada therefore becomes the exemplary woman. The God of Love pacifies her misgivings and cajoles her to enjoy this phase of life as it a gift with a limited period.

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fabindranath Send link to edit together this prezi using Prezi Meeting learn more: Princess Chitrangada, a brilliant and brave character mentioned in the great Indian epic Mahabharata, was a warrior princess of Manipur, who fell in love with Arjuna, whose prowess in archery is well-known. Later the next day, Chitra admits to Madana and Vasanta that she had spurned Arjuna due to him falling for what she saw as a false image of herself.