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Bhoomija: Sita by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Bhoomija: Sita by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Anand Neelakantan is famous for visiting the popular mythological stuff from the other party’s perspective. Ramayana is written as Lord Rama’s story by sage Valmiki and carried forward in the same manner. Anand found that there are people in southern part of India who consider Ravana a diety. He even found a village where people worship Duryodhana, whom a majority of people consider the villain in Mahabharata epic, and hate him! These conflicting instances made him think that what could have been the stories if they were seen from the perspective of Ravana and Duryodhana. He thus came up with ... Read More »

Shanta (The Story Of Rama’s Sister) by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Shanta (The Story Of Rama’s Sister) by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

We know a lot of Lord Rama and his family through various versions of Ramayana. The most famous (and considered authentic) two versions of Ramayana are (1) Ancient Valmiki Ramayana and (2)Saint Tulsidas’ Ramayana. Lord Rama (aka Ram) is an ideal human being and his character is dignified and glorified as “Maryada Purushottama”. There are many Film/TV Series adaptations were presented by various makers showing their own vision of Ramayana. Needless to say that the most popular TV Series was Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru also talked about the influence of Ramayana on Indian people in his well-received book, ... Read More »

The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali – Before the Beginning | Book Reviews

The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali – Before the Beginning | Book Reviews

The commercial success of film Baahubali: The Beginning (or Simply Baahubali) resulted into multiple stuffs. The movie was followed by even more successful sequel Baahubali: The Conclusion. Official game named Baahuali: The game (Official) is launched. There are many unofficial merchandises might have started selling. And more to this is a book series started. S S Rajamouli, the man behind the Baahubali franchisee have thought that it is worth to explore the tale of Baahubali on the canvas of book. Impressed by the earlier works of Anand Neelakantan, he have invited him to give a free way to his thoughts ... Read More »

The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali – Before the Beginning | First 2 Chapters | Views and Reviews

The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali – Before the Beginning | First 2 Chapters | Views and Reviews

The commercial success of Baahubali: The Beginning is well known amongst movie lovers. It was praised for the special effects so much and is one of the highest grossing movies. It encouraged S. S. Rajamauli to go ahead and come up with the sequel of the movie. Also the famous question “Why Kattappa killed Baahubali?” got so much famous that it is quoted even in almost all major events. This lead S. S. Rajamauli think about making a franchisee of Baahubali. He also thought that it is not possible to have everything in terms of film(s). And he also thought ... Read More »

Asura: Tale of The Vanquished by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Asura: Tale of The Vanquished by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Everyone have his/her own perspective when looking at any event or thing. It is the well known fact that different people have different version of the same incident they all are associated with altogether. And, winners always write the history. That’s why only positive sides of the winners are explored more. And wit the passing time the salt and pepper keep added to the documented facts are eventually transformed into legends and myths. Book Title : Asura:Tale of the Vanquished: The Story of Ravana and His People Author : Anand Neelakantan Publisher : Leadstart Publishing Private Limited Published: (25 April ... Read More »