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. All about Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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On the other hand, Shrimati abandons all her dreams and ambitions to help Shrikant make his dreams come true. It is a story of a couple who marry because they love each other. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Just a moment while we sign you in ggently your Goodreads account. In this book, the way she uses the Bakula flower to convey such intense emotions is nothing if not beautiful.

No woman is sopatient and doormat-esque. They are not a great literary treat but her story telling is simply riveting. Gently Falls the Bakula by Sudha Murty. BTW sudha murthy is equally brilliant like Mr.

As I stated earlier, this is a book which is motivator for me. And yet, it was very special to him.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

Murthy and she has sacrificed her professional ambitions to support her bushand. A simple but riveting story of a well educated and well to-do couple, where post marriage the husband takes murfhy center stage while the wife fades in the background.


The story is written making use of straightforward language and simple, uncomplicated words.

Overall, I liked the book, though I was peeved by the characters. And the ending was never expected. I have enjoyed all the parts in which history was described on behalf of Shrimati starting from golden triangle of north karnatka, Badami aihole thd pattadakallu.

Shrimati is very intelligent and could ace anything she put her mind to,but she loved history and studied for the love of the subject. She who willingly gives up her dreams is deprived of any other happiness by the one whom she sacrificed everything for. The author takes it suha.

The bakual of English is quite simple and can be read very easily, in just one sitting. She was the recipient of the R.

A brilliant student Shrimati dedicates her life to shape the career of Shrimaan. Not by just one but, both the participants are needed to make a relationship like marriage, successful. Shrikant was lucky to have found an intelligent yet unambitious wife, and mirthy became phenomenally successful. Their friendship blossoms and they fall bzkula love with each other. This ending the ending of the novel might happen to any one of us, if we are not careful.


The kinds with which you can curl up in bed and read till you sleep: It questions the bakuka women make and are they happy with those choices. Shrimati who is such an extraordinary young woman is dragged into the mundane life of a housewife after her marriage.

Gently Falls the Bakula | Sudha Murty | Book Review

Jul 19, Radhika added it. I’ve read this novel in just one day. Dec 05, jaadhimalli rated it really liked it.

Like in a whirlpool, it is difficult to come out of it. Post schooling, Shrimati chooses to follow her heart and pursues historywhile Shrikant wants to be an achiever and pursues engineering.

Book review : Gently falls the bakula

What is more important: The book leaves us to decide whether a character is good ,bad or ugly. They go to Bombay where Shrikant proves himself in the software industry and becomes the MD.

Shrikant is a very ambitious getnly lad where as Shrimati is an intelligent yet simple girl.