Chandrakanta is a popular Hindi novel by Devaki Nandan Khatri. It is considered to be the first work of prose in the modern Hindi language, and may have. Chandrakanta Santati (HINDI in 6 volumes) [Devkinandan Khatri] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chandrakanta (English and Hindi Edition) [Devaki Nandan Khatri, Rohini Chowdhury (Trans.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Welcome.
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Virendrasingh can achieve hardly anything without the ayyar. Ayyars are never without their kamandthe purse of ayyari -related articles, drugging salts and lakhlakha. Despite the levity of the subject, Chandrakanta holds an important place in Hindi literature.
Chandrakanta by Devki Nandan Khatri
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The film was to have been titled Taalismaan and included Amitabh Bachchan among the cast, playing an Aiyyar. Knowledge of science and fine arts is also necessary, as it may come handy many times. However, the selection chandrakantta on this site represents only the preface and the first thirty pages of the decki. The title character, Princess Chandrakanta of the kingdom of Vijaygarh, is of marriageable age but will she marry her lover, the dashing prince Virendra Singh of neighboring Naugarh, or will she be forced to marry the conniving prime minister’s son Krur Singh?
About the Author Devaki Nandndan Khatri was born in Pusa, Bihar, in the home of his maternal grandfather, Jivanlal Mahato, a wealthy landowner.
Rishabh Bansal rated it it was amazing May 01, Books by Devki Nandan Khatri. Ayyars are experts at impersonation — which implies they possess the dual qualities of being consummate actors and are adept at make-up. The only way out is for Kumar Virendra to crack open the tilism and set his ladylove free. An army of half-a-thousand men is but nothing to one dauntless ayyar.
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Katri various maneuvers that the adventurer undertakes in order to unearth the secret of the tilism, the snares that he encounters in the way, all form an interesting and chsndrakanta part of Chandrakanta. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Chandrakanta, the novel, has many sequels, prominent being a 7-book series, Chandrakanta Santati dealing with the adventures of Chandrakanta and Virendra Singh’s children in another major tilism. The cult of ayyari is so sturdy that it treads over even the formidable caste-system of that age —Pundit Jagannath is permitted to fight in the battle of Chunar despite being a non-Rajput because he is a member of the ayyar fraternity.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An immensely gripping tale, with a mash-up of tilism, jadu, spy shapeshifters and many more creatures of the magical world, that will keep you guessing till the end. AnuDuhi rated it liked it Apr 01, This article contains very little context, or is unclear to readers who know little about the book. Best known for his novel Chandrakantathat spawned various sequels by the author and two Television series, Khatri is also known for starting the Lahiri Printing Press.
Children as well as grown ups have loved these stories for last so many decades.
English Choose a language for shopping. A nastaliq text is also available but the page numbers do not correspond to the glossary.
Shailendra rated it it was amazing Jun 09, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. He or she is the epitome of human efficiency, courage and finesse. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The nuances of both the tilisms in the novel — one of buildings and the other of gardens are both equally well-described.
Ayyars, when captured by the foes, are never tortured or executed. A plethora of other characters presenting varying shades of valour, loyalty, camaraderie and devotion serve to make Chandrakanta an absorbing read indeed. It keeps the reader interested with mysteries, questions and puzzles within the ongoing story of love. Neeraj rated it it was amazing Mar 11, However, makes me salute Babu Devika Nandan Khatri for devkki power of imagination.