Khushbu Aur Khankhanahat – Mullah Nasruddin

Story Title: Khushbu Aur Khankhanahat
Storyteller: Madhur Anand
Author: Unknown
Language: Hindi
What is the cost of Seekh Kabab’s smell? A poor man is caught by shopkeeper while he warms his bread on the shopkeepers hearth. The shopkeeper demands money from the poor man and a argument ensues. This is when Mulla Nasruddin steps in. Find out what happens next. A delightful Mulla Nasruddin tale.

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