I was blown over by the writing style and the way Bheema was described, not just as someone with physical power, but writer explored his emotions, his dilemmas, his devotion for his family, his on I should have written the review earlier. Randamoozham is the masterpiece of Jnanpith winning writer M. There is no flowing saree covering Draupadi's shame during her disrobing by Dussasana. It says about the sufferings of Bhima although he is so strong and emotional.
|Date Added:||18 February 2010|
|File Size:||55.94 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
But when he meets Hidimbi in the jungle, gets to know her and subsequently makes love to her, he is aroused to a degree which he has never thought himself capable to be.
To see the whole Mahabharatham through a different pair of rrandamoozham. In this context, there is a superbly nuanced sub-narrative of casteism that runs in parallel. A must read and must have if you love literature.
രണ്ടാമൂഴം | Randamoozham by M.T. Vasudevan Nair
To her, Bhima is always the man who loves her unconditionally, someone who could be emotionally swayed with the slightest gesture of love. What we see in this adaptation of Mahabharata is not a legend that we have come to see many times on the small screen, but a group of beleaguered ordinary mortals, Bhima included, forced into helplessness by the cruel turns of fate.
He is as common as a royal can get. You can get lost in the beauty of the Malayalam language; but then, that is the characteristic of most of M. Some people can't digest the ending but it is worth reading and it is easily one of the best book that I have read till now.
It was a humble charioteer, Adhiratha, who raised Karna, after he was abandoned at birth by Kunthi. During the war, Krishna does not use his discus to block the sun, to bring Jarasandha out in the open.
Since I cannot read malayalam, was looking for a translation - the earlier translation McMillan is out of print - and was delighted when the current translation by Gita Krishnamurthy came out.
This leads to different horizon and so I read Mahabharata from other characters point of view too. A must-read for anyone interested in the epic. The New Indian Express.
Randamoozham - Wikipedia
As in almost all other interpretations, she is regarded as one of the main reasons for the Mahabharata war, while Kunti is the sacrificing, suffering mother - both of which I am inclined to disagree with. Hat's off to Mr. Talking about the negatives of the book, the language was so sophisticated that I couldn't understand the novdl or what the author was trying to convey at moments.
The unending source of stories that Mahabharatha is It sets out the characters of Bhima, Draupadi and Yudhishthira, their relationships vis-a-vis each other and the mastery of the author.
There are many such alternate explanations and perspectives, like the Saugandhika flower episode, that add to this version's uniqueness. Parameswara Iyer Unnayi Variyar V. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
രണ്ടാമൂഴം | Randamoozham
But the real bombshell novl after the Kurukshethra war, when Kunthi asks Yudhishtira to perform the last rites for Karna, who, she reveals, was her first son. About his joys, heartbreaks, frustrations as he is unable to digest the uncompromising expectations out of a Kshatriya and about his vengeance.
I had a similar experience after reading SL.
Rajesh Kv i didnt get malayalam. He even wonders aloud whether the much celebrated Bhima cannot satisfy even a mere woman. The book has a note towards the end that explains the randamooozham the author did in writing this.
Randamoozham – Bhima and the women in his life..
Just for that, this is a 4. But against popular opinion, I never felt that this was just Bheem's story. Always destined to be second or take the "Second Turn" - "Randam Oozham" randamoozhak Malayalam - which incidentally gives the novel its title to his weak elder brother Yudhishtira in seniority and younger brother Arjuna in fame and popularity, Bhima is not given his due as the main architect of the Pandava victory over their cousins Kauravas in the Kurukshetra war.
Always destined to be second or take the "Second Turn" - "Randam Oozham" in Malayalam - which incidentally gives the novel its title to his weak elder brother Yudhishtira in seniority and younger brother Arjuna in fame and popularity, Bhima is not given his due as the main architect of the Pandava victory over their cousins Kauravas in the Kurukshetra war.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Dec 30, Alfa Hisham rated it it was amazing Shelves: The romance of Kalyanasougandhigam is something the reader misses randamoozhzm in this version.