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

Kartikeya: The Destroyer's Son - by - Anuja Chandramouli - Book Cover

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 ... Read More »

Ancients Of Greater Bharat By M. Vizhakat | Book Reviews

Ancients Of Greater Bharat By M. Vizhakat - Book Cover Page

The critical and more importantly the commercial success of Amish Tripathi’s debut book Immortals of Meluha opened the door for a new book genre in India. There are many authors trying to re-tell the mythological tales or ancient Indian scriptures from their perspective and many of them start modernizing them. Here are some of such books we’ve reviewed so far. ... Read More »

The Delhi Sultanate and Padmavat | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #26 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj explores the tale of Allauddin Khilji further. And, of course, when you talk about Khilji, you definitely remember the folklore of Padmavat. Especially, when these days there is a huge controversy running about a movie named Padmavati by well-known filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, you will find it interesting to (re)visit the ... Read More »

The Delhi Sultanate and Prithviraj Raso Part 2 | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #25 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj explores the tale of Prithviraj Chauhan further. The content is inspired by Prithviraj Raso, a bravery poetry (or epic poem in Brajbhasha ) by Chand Bardai, the court poet of Prithviraj. Here is the review article for the previous episode: The Delhi Sultanate and Prithviraj Raso Part 1 The Plot: It ... Read More »

The Delhi Sultanate and Prithviraj Raso Part 1 | Bharat Ek Khoj Hindi TV Serial On DVD | Personal Reviews

Episode #24 of Hindi TV Serial Bharat Ek Khoj talks about the time when Turk Afghan attackers started visiting Bharat frequently. While the wealth of this golden land is the prime attraction for them, they’ve started capturing people and bringing them back to their land for slavery. This went on and on. Some of them have started capturing artists, architects, ... Read More »