ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Mother in Sane Guruji s Shyamchi Ai

Shanta Gokhale Sane Guruji's Shyamchi Ai (Shyam's Mother) must be assumed to have greatly influenced middle class attitudes towards motherhood judging by the fact that in the period between its first publication and its last reprint, a span of 55 years, every middle class home in Maharashtra is said to have possessed a copy of the book. It was also made into a film which instantly received the same kind of adoring viewership.

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