The Untold Story of Bhima (Review of ‘Bhima’ by Vikas Singh)
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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 Great War of Hind’ by Vaibhav Anand
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Book Review: ‘The Great War of Hind’ by Vaibhav Anand

My Rating**** A latest trend in the Indian book industry is the publication of books based on Indian mythologies. This clearly reflects the contemporary popularisation of such books. This also shows that these ancient stories are still compelling. However, most of the times, readers do not find anything new or different. What they generally find is … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Rigveda Code’ by Rashmi Chendvankar
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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

Another Retelling of Ramayana (Book Review: ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ by Amish)
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Another Retelling of Ramayana (Book Review: ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ by Amish)

My Rating*** The overwhelming success of ‘the Shiva trilogy’ made Amish one of the best-selling authors in India. Now, he is back with a new series – ‘Ram Chandra Series’. ‘Scion of Ikshvaku’ is the first installment of this series. Based on popular Indian epic Ramayana, this first book of Ram Chandra series has already … Continue reading

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

Book Review: Shattered Dreams by Shubha Vilas
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Book Review: Shattered Dreams by Shubha Vilas

My Rating**** Indian mythology is too fascinating to get bore. There is something that keeps you glued to Indian myths and legends. There is always something to ponder and discuss about no matter how many times you read or hear it. For that reason, the number of books based on Indian mythologies is increasing day … Continue reading