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Akbar Part 2 | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Akbar Part 2 | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Let us continue our quest to review Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj which is a magnum opus of Shyam Benegal. While you may find some of the stuff controversial but remember that the serial is a dramatized version of Discovery of India, a book penned by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. While reviewing previous episodes we talked about earlier phase of Akbar ruling and his attitude towards various religions and his way of administering. His religious approach lead to Din-E-Ilahi and regular meetings of various religious figures in the palace. This episode continues the tale from where it left. The Plot: ... Read More »

Akbar Part 1 (Din-e-Ilahi) | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Akbar Part 1 (Din-e-Ilahi) | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Let us continue our quest to explore the famous Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj which is a dramatized representation of Discovery Of India, a book penned by Late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of Indpendent India. Let us discuss today about Episode #31 of the same which talks about Mughal emperor Akbar and Din-E-Ilahi, a religious order introduced by him. Let us take a bird’s eye view of the episode content. The Plot: While this episode is intended to explore the life of Akbar, one of the widely appreciated Mughal rulers, it doesn’t start from the early ... Read More »

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 »

She Walks, She Leads: Women Who Inspires India by Gunjan Jain | Book Review

She Walks, She Leads: Women Who Inspires India by Gunjan Jain | Book Review

We all want to be successful in life, right? Be it in our career or family life or even other aspects, we all have some ambitions and we want to achieve them. It gives us the reason to live. Being a human all of us are blessed with brains, and thus it is also our responsibility to use it for a better (if not the best) purpose. By nature, we all grew up in a way that we can easily understand the things by example. Possibly, this is the reason why we love to know more about the legends and ... 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 »