Book Review: ‘The Winds of Hastinapur’ by Sharath Komarraju
Book Review / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

Book Review: ‘The Winds of Hastinapur’ by Sharath Komarraju

My Rating**** ‘The Winds of Hastinapur’ by Sharath Komarraju is the first book of one more series based on the grand old epic Mahabharata. The distinguishing feature of this new series is that it concentrates on the ladies rather than the well known men of the epic. While the narrative of Draupadi has been retold … Continue reading

The Untold Story of Bhima (Review of ‘Bhima’ by Vikas Singh)
Book Review / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

The Untold Story of Bhima (Review of ‘Bhima’ by Vikas Singh)

My Rating*** Indian mythology constantly attracts Indian readers. Well! I do not know about the others but it always attracted me. I will always pick up a book based on Indian mythology if you ask me to choose between a book based on Indian mythology and any other book. Nonetheless, at the same time, there … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Rigveda Code’ by Rashmi Chendvankar
Book Review / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

Book Review: ‘The Rigveda Code’ by Rashmi Chendvankar

My Rating**** Books based on Indian mythologies are no more limited to comics now. Indian mythological tales are now getting both imaginative retellings and modern makeover. Books based on Indian myths are not only becoming popular among Indian readers, but are also selling like hot cakes. However, a review of available titles based on the … Continue reading

The Untold Story of Arjun (Book Review – ‘Arjun: Without A Doubt’ by Dr. Sweety Shinde)
Book Review / Historical Fiction / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

The Untold Story of Arjun (Book Review – ‘Arjun: Without A Doubt’ by Dr. Sweety Shinde)

Have a look into any Indian bookstore and you will find a number of books based on Indian mythology. It seems that everyone is writing a book about Ramayana and Mahabharata. However, you cannot blame the authors of these books. Indian mythology is so rich and endless that one cannot stop himself/herself to turn these … Continue reading

Untold Story of Dur(Su)yodhana
Book Review / Historical Fiction / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

Untold Story of Dur(Su)yodhana

My Rating** ‘While there is no harm in viewing Indian epics with different glasses, such glasses need to be washed or cleansed correctly.’ After the thumping success of ‘Asura: Tale of the Vanquished’ in 2012, Anand Neelakantan came out with a new book titled ‘Ajaya: Roll of the Dice’ in 2013. As was the case … Continue reading