Dinunche Bill (Dinu’s Bill in Marathi) is a heart warming Marathi story of a young boy named Dinu who on understanding what a ‘Bill’ means presents his mother with a bill for the work he did the day before. The mother pays the bill amount promptly but writes another bill in Dinu’s name. The bill contains a list of all tasks that she has done to bring Dinu up through his birth and childhood, only this time the amount stated in the bill is zero. Dinu is a story written by renowned Marathi author Acharya Atre.
या वेळी आम्ही प्रदर्शित करत आहोत भारतातील पहिले साहित्यिक नोबेल पुरस्कार विजेते गुरुदेव रवींद्रनाथ टागोर यांच्या नऊ लघू कथा. ज्या मध्ये आपण भेटाल फटीक ला, मिनी आणि काबुली वाल्या ला, रतन आणि पोस्ट मास्तरांना.
Ali brings his cycle to a halt and leans it against a broken brick wall of Biryani Mahal, a small city hotel where he works. Ali is a tall yet skinny fourteen-year-old boy, who lives in the big colourful city of Hyderabad. He shakes his long unruly hair from over his charcoal black eyes and wipes his hands with a dirty cloth as he prepares for the day ahead. Biryani Mahal is known for its spicy, hot, and delicious Biryani (An Indian dish made with highly seasoned rice and meat or vegetables).
This is the story of Homer – a very curious young boy who is always doing science experiments. Homer mixes all kinds of things – shampoo, glue, coaltar to produce the biggest soap bubble on earth. The big bubble rolls down the hill and wraps everything on its way. What happens next? To know the answer read this exciting scientific tale.
Premchand is often considered the greatest Hindi writer of all times. Here are some beautiful short stories by Premchand.
A collection of short stories by Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Leo Tolstoy – 1828-1910.)
Kentaro – a young Japanese boy – is given a magic slipper by a mysterious old man. Will the slipper help Kentaro care for his ailing mother?
When a grandmother and her granddaughter have a sudden urge to meet each other they set out at once. But since they start their journey at the same time, chaos and confusion ensue.
This is a horror story written by Satyajit Ray about the terrors of indigo farming in East India. The original story “Neel-Atanka” by Satyajit Ray was first published in Sharodiya Sandesh in BE 1375 (1968), and later collected in Galpo 101, both published by the Ananda Publishers, Kolkata, India.
Shyamchi Aai is hailed as one of the greatest tributes to mother’s love in Marathi literature. It was written by famous author and social activist Sane Guruji.