CHOMANA DUDI: THE PLIGHT OF AN UNTOUCHABLE. INTRODUCTION. The beginning decades of 20 th century had a marked influence on the psyche of the . Chomana Dudi (Kannada: ಚೋಮನ ದುಡಿ, Choma’s Drum) is a feature film in the Kannada language. It is based on a novel of the same name, written by. “Chomana Dudi” is a master piece from Karanth himself which depicts a story of a untouchable called Choma. Chomana Dudi Shivram Karanth. Choma, who.

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Other son falls sick soon after his comeback and dies.

Good book to read. Oct 04, Brijesh marked it as to-read.

By that time Karanth had already choman writing fiction-detective novels, to begin with as well as plays. Mar 01, Satya Balakrishnan rated it really liked it.

Retrieved from ” https: One would like to visit Charmudi ghats after reading this book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But the youngster after some hesitation finally jumps into river neglecting other’s attitude. Emotions have been potrayed very well.

It shows the expertise of Karanth in crafting a great ending.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Shivaram Karanth proves his ditinction of having won the “Jnanapita’ award. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His daughter gets frightened and opens the door. He was influenced by Gandhi’s principles and took part in Indian Independence movement while he was in college.


Bhyrappa is not a Kannada novelist, he is an Indian novelist who happens to write in Kannada. One Hundred Indian Feature Films: It is now beating with the uproar heard never before.

He is considered one of the greatest novelist in Kannada. The novel still stands out as a best master piece of Karanth, as it dwells deeply with human values.

ಚೋಮನ ದುಡಿ | Chomana Dudi

Lists with This Book. No doubt that Shivarama Karanth is a Gnanapith awardee the highest literary award in India. After some long hours his mind is still so depressed, his daughter is still sitting on the ground as she is not yet recovered from his brutality.

The author portrays the nuances of Oleya, his name Choma’s life with utmost skill. The film was released in the year and won the Swarna KamalIndia’s National Award for the best film.

Monday to Saturday 9. The novel tries to imply that his heart was not ready to accept another religion even though his mind was suggesting it.


ಚೋಮನ ದುಡಿ | Chomana Dudi by Kota Shivarama Karanth

As he comes back home in dilemma, when he opens his hut he finds his daughter with supervisor in objectionable position. But his people don’t allow as he cannot touch an untouchable.

He was the third person among eight recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada the highest literary honour conferred by the Govt. He comes in contact of Christian missionaries who try to convert him giving him the lure of the land, but Choma does not want to let go of his faith.

The episodes of the story are neatly intertwined which preserve the continuity. One of the sons dui of cholera and the other one converts to Christianity by marrying a Christian girl. Choma gets furious and decides that son is no more his part of life. Open Preview See a Problem? Kota Shivaram Karanth was a Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, Yakshagana artist, film maker and thinker.