Rediscovering the Magic of Munshi Premchand

Among hindi speaking people, it is rare to find someone who has not read Premchand. But for our generation, he has remained confined to our school and college going times, never to be read or relished later. While in reality, it is only after spending some time in dusty by-lanes of life that we start appreciating the beauty and observations of Munshi Premchand.

He had an uncanny ability to portray Indian ethos and human behavior in a way unmatched by anyone else. The issues raised by Premchand may have changed today, but the shades of human behavior and our inner struggles persist as ever. He has become even more relevant today in the era of twitter and facebook, where we are somehow losing touch with our human sensibilities and everything is becoming increasingly black and white.

Here is a set of 5 amazing stories to make you reacquaint with Premchand. Do share this with your friends.