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Shyamchi Aai

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Shyamchi Aai Marathi: श्यामची आई; English: Shyam's Mother 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


  • 1 Story
  • 2 In popular culture
  • 3 Translation
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


Shyamchi Aai is an autobiography of Sane Guruji belonging to a Brahmin family in Konkan region of rural Maharashtra during British Raj Sane Guruji now an adult, fondly called Shyam during his childhood, is narrating his memories to a group of children in a nightly sitting

Chapters in the book are named ratra meaning "night" in Marathi They are named first night, second night and so on Every passing 5, the story takes you into the family setting in rural Konkan and its beautiful seaside landscapes with adjoining ranges of Sahyadri This book is representation of the love of mother for her child

As the title suggests the central character is Shyam's mother and the kind of enormous influence she has on Shyam's life and upbringing It involves sticking to one's ideals even though one is neck deep in abject poverty

The narration is flamboyant and involves readers in the setting smoothly As the story progresses, we come to know the deterioration of Shyam's debt-ridden family The communication between father and son, mother and son, and siblings is exemplary It shows thay if love is present in a person's life, the person can be content; no matter how poor he is

The book starts with Shyam's mother getting married into a wealthy family, its slow progression into debt-ridden poverty, and ends with illness and death of his mother

In popular culture

The story was adopted into a film with same title The film was directed and produced by Atre himself It won President's Medal as Best Feature Film at the 1st National Film Awards ceremony

The story is also adapted for stage dramas in Marathi In 2012, the play was for the first time translated to English and performed at Kashinath Ghanekar auditorium in Thane


Shyamchi Aai is available in English, translated by Aaditi Kulkarni, who is a Canadian national residing in Mississauga, Ontario The publication ceremony of the English edition was held 22 May 2008 in Pune, India


  1. ^ "1st National Film Awards" PDF Directorate of Film Festivals Retrieved 18 December 2012 
  2. ^ Pinglay, Prachi May 27, 2012 "Shyamchi Aai now speaks English" Mumbai: Hindustan Times Retrieved December 18, 2012 

External links

  • Book in Marathi Wikisource

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