Chitrangada has 7 ratings and 1 review. Prabhat said: Citrangada (paperback) byRabindranath Tagore is a dance drama poem. It is based on. Chitrangada, in the Mahabharat, is simply a princess of Manipur. But Rabindranath Tagore gave this ancient tale an amazon twist, perhaps. Title Chitrangada () Author1 Tagore, Rabindranath Author2 NULL Subject LANGUAGE. LINGUISTICS. LITERATURE Language bengali.

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Chitra has been performed worldwide and has been adapted into several different formats, such as dance. The dance drama is worth reading and watching on video. No trivia or quizzes yet. Aishu Rehman marked it as to-read Mar 14, After while Arjun is touring the north east, Manipur, he meets Chitrangada dressed as rabinddanath man.

Early life Middle years Political views. KhepiAri rated it liked it Sep 13, She realizes that there is more to her personality than just being a warrior.

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It is based on the theme of Mahabharata. The two gods scold her as they had only given her what she had asked of them. He raises this daughter as a man, a warrior, and during a hunt she captures the handsome Arjun, who is on a twelve-year exile from his own land.


Incidentally, one day Arjuna sees villagers fleeing and asks them the reason for the panic. After much time has passed, Arjuna begins to grow restless and longs to hunt once again. Chitra finds that rather than make her happy, hearing this makes her extremely unhappy since he is not falling for her true self and tells him not to chitrangaa his heart to an illusion.

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. He was barely Arjuna replies that since she rabindranatg always kept her true self a secret, he has never truly grown to love her as much as he could and that his love is “incomplete”.

It is as relevant today as it was when Gurudev visualized her. The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore. The God of Love pacifies her misgivings and cajoles her to enjoy this phase of life as it a gift with a limited period. Ram Kumar marked it as to-read Dec 06, She is shown as strong, independent, chitranfada and intelligent.

Arjuna meets this news with joy and states that his life is truly full. The next scene opens with Arjuna marveling over the perfect beauty he has seen. Want to Read saving…. The Cult of the Charkha.


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They learn of their true moorings as individuals and their calling in life. She approaches Arjun thus, and Arjun falls for her.

Views Read Edit View history. Arjuna declines, saying that some villagers have informed him that Manipur is under attack.

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Chitra assures him that the city is well protected, but to no avail. Review of Reviews and World’s Work, Volume Chitra remarks that she has no past and that she’s as transient as a drop of dew, which upsets Arjuna.

The play ends with Chitra rabindranxth admitting to Arjuna that she is the princess of which he spoke of cjitrangada that she begged for beauty in order to win him over. Never having told him her name, Chitra assures Arjuna that he would never have noticed Chitra if he had passed by her and tries to coax him into bed.