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Rana Sanga, Ibrahim Lodi and Babur | | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Rana Sanga, Ibrahim Lodi and Babur | | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #31 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj talks about Rana Sanga, Ibrahim Lodi and Babur; three important rulers who shaped the history of India (that is Bharat) in a unique way. Let us take a bird’s eye view of the plot. The Plot: It all starts with the story of Maharana Sangram Singh (12 April 1482 – 30 January 1528) aka Rana Sanga. Maharana Sanga was one of those celebrated warriors who fought bravely and lost almost half of his main outer orgnans (a hand, a lag and an eye) and despite that he has continued ruling his ... Read More »

The Fall of the Vijayanagar Empire | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

The Fall of the Vijayanagar Empire | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #30 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj talks about The Fall of the Vijayanagar Empire and is titled as the same. The Fall of the Vijayanagar Empire is considered as one of the most significant historical incidents which shaped the history of Bharat (that is India). We’ve talked about The Vijayanagar Empire and its significance and how it was praised even by the foreign visitors in the review article for Episode 28 of Bharat Ek Khoj. The references to Vijayanagar (the empire and the city both) are found in some other episodes like Feudalism (episode #29) as well. ... Read More »

Feudalism | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Feudalism | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #29 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj is titled as Feudalism, and as the name suggest it explores Feudalism in Bharat (during the historical time) and compares it with the same in the other parts of the world. The Plot: The beginning of the episode itself starts with a commentary by Pt. Nehru (portrayed by Roshan Seth) where he explains the difference between the way the monarchy ruled in Bharat (that is India) and in Europe. While in European countries, the monarchy was set up almost in the similar way as set up in India, the king was ... Read More »

The Vijayanagar Empire | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

The Vijayanagar Empire | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #28 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj is titled as Vijaynagar Empire, and as the name suggest it explores the time of one of the strongest empires in South India. While the northern part of India was suffering from the political instability and invaders, the southern part was peaceful comparatively. Of course, there were internal conflicts between local rulers there, but, this comparatively stable situation lead empires to setup and cultural activities to blossom. The Vijayanagar empire is considered as one of the most noteworthy empires in Indian history due to various reasons. This episode tries to present ... Read More »

Synthesis | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Synthesis | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #26 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj is titled as Synthesis (Hindi: समन्वय). As there were many invaders came to India with different aims. Some of them were interested only in looting this golden sparrow and others have decided to remain in India (that is Bharat) and eventually made it their motherland. As happens in any battle, some of the invaders often need to keep some of their troops and officers to the land in order to keep it under their ruling and manage it. All these actions lead to a scenario where people following different ways of ... Read More »

Kartikeya: The Destroyer’s Son by Anuja Chandramouli | Book Review

Kartikeya: The Destroyer’s Son by Anuja Chandramouli | Book Review

As we have noted in a few posts lately, the revival of ancient and mythological stories of India has become a popular and fast-selling genre for fiction books. Especially for those young people whose exposure to Sanskrit literature and mythology has been limited at school, these books provide a great source of pleasure and knowledge. And hence we are always glad to write about authors from this genre who have created a successful path for themselves. Recently, we came across the works of Anuja Chandramouli whose debut book “Arjuna: Saga of a Pandava Warrior Prince” was very well received by ... Read More »