Malgudi Days - Study Guide Selvi Summary & Analysis

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Selvi is dominated by her husband Mohan, who is also her manager. Selvi is a famous and adored Indian singer. Mohan discovers her and tells her how to dress, act and wear subtle make-up. Mohan had followed Gandhi in freeing India, but now lives in this huge house. Mohan picks out Selvi when she is in school, becomes a friend of family, and one day, marries Selvi. Selvi is a wonderful singer for 25 years, and people fight to get tickets to her concerts and see her. Mohan is contemptuous of Selvi's humble background. As soon as he can, he separates Selvi from her mother, brother and sister, all of whom are musicians as well. In fact, Selvi's first music teacher is her mother. This goes on for years, and Selvi stops having contact with her mother. Then, one day on the road, Selvi hears of her mother's...

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