Rabindranath Tagore

Tagore as Gurudev

The Oxford English dictionary defines ‘Guru’ as a “Hindu spiritual teacher. Also, each of the ten first leaders of the Sikh religion. The word comes from Sanskrit meaning ‘weighty’, ‘grave', hence 'elder, teacher’’. It must be the third sentence of this definition that must have irked Rabindranath Tagore.

Times Bollywood brought Rabindranath Tagore’s tales alive on screen

Rabindranath Tagore's literary works have left a profound impact on Indian cinema and several renowned filmmakers have been inspired by his writings. On the occasion of Tagore's death anniversary on August 7, here is a list of iconic film adaptations of his works that you should not miss. Pather Panchali