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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 »

BHIMSEN by Prem Panicker | Mahabharata As Bhim View It | Book Reviews

BHIMSEN by Prem Panicker | Mahabharata As Bhim View It | Book Reviews

Ideally, we need to be open-minded. We belong to a culture which was much more open minded and raising questions and issues when you are logically correct were never considered offensive. It was rather considered the preferred practice to follow. Ancient Indian literature is very rich. And when we talk about it, it is obvious to refer Vedas, Puranas, Ramayana (aka Ramayan) and Mahabharata (aka Mahabharat). Based on various evidence found by the scholars and historians, now almost everyone started believing that Ramayana and Mahabharata are not just mythological tales, they are historical tales. It is quite possible that the ... Read More »

The boy from Pataliputra by Rahul Mitra | Book Reviews

The boy from Pataliputra by Rahul Mitra | Book Reviews

At one end we are talking that people are compromising the good habit of reading with other entertainment options and on the other, we see a bunch of new authors is entering the arena. While some of them deliver really good books and some chose a nice subject as well; others are not that good. Even some of them are really delivering some crap in the name of entertainment. Some of them feel that using cuss words and writing adult content is their privilege. In the name of reality, you cannot deliver semi-pornographic material for sure. Anyway, as mentioned earlier, ... 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 »

The Golden Compass Trilogy | Book Reviews

The Golden Compass Trilogy | Book Reviews

Religion is a cornerstone of our lives and for most children it takes shape as they grow up and see how important it is to their parents, or not. It is also such a personal aspect of everyone’s life that commenting on any religion always carries a lot of inherent risk. However, most people agree that the purpose of having a religion is to aspire for better things in life, to look up and forward and do good in the world as you pass through it in this life. Whether there is an afterlife or not, if this life is ... Read More »