Hindi novel in particular, Chandrakanta and the sub-genre of adventure 2 For an account in English, see e.g. Amrik Kalsi, Realism in the Hindi. Novel’. Aishwarya said: Chandrakanta is an outstanding work of imagination considering the date when it was written. Chandrakanta is a romantic fantasy novel written by Devaki Nandan Khatri, a popular writer from the I read the English version. Was Shivdutt a vishpurush with a tragic backstory in the novel as in the tv series . The story moves at a brisk pace though while reading this English translated.

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Retrieved from ” https: Nov 03, Alok rated it it was amazing. There is never a dull moment and when there is one, you know that all you need to do is turn a leaf and voila!

He eng,ish set up his own printing press, the Lahari Press, in Banaras. I just wish I could locate the original Hindi chandrakantta somewhere!!! Aug 27, Somesh kaashyap rated it liked it. Was Shivdutt a vishpurush with a tragic backstory in the novel as in the tv series?

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One of the best and geatest Indian Fantasy. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. But all I remembered was Krursingh’s “Yakkooo! In Virendrasingh and Chandrakanta one can visualize the quintessential hero and heroine. And will their friends, Chandrakana Singh, Englisn and chandrakant others, help them adequately with their deep knowledge of the art of divination and disguise? I’m not exaggerating though I didn’t count.

People were so enchanted with the twists and turns in this nail-biting fantasy that it contributed to the learning of Hindi and the Devnagari script just so that could read and soak in ebglish stories. India’s best book and story reading app with lacs of FREE contents!

Shailendra rated it it was amazing Jun 09, chandrakant Chandrak Chandrakanta is a romantic fantasy novel written by Devaki Nandan Khatri, a popular writer from the first generation of modern Hindi novelists. October 10, Sold by: Ayyars, when captured by the foes, are never tortured or executed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I have published my review on my blog – https: Written about years ago, this book still holds its unique place among even western.


Yes, it has a slow and trite start when you almost give up because the Aiyaars’ tricks seem to get really monotonous and repetitive. The story is a romantic fantasy about two lovers who belong to rival kingdoms: The tale is a traditional, magical story. The friendship between their respective fathers cements their bond right from childhood.

Kumari Chandrakanta is no down-trodden little woman looking up to the males englosh her family — she has a will and plenty of pluck, and finally marries the man of her choice. Generally considered to be the first wnglish work in Hindi, Chandrakanta is undoubtedly one of the most popular novels in Hindi. Jul 01, Lokesh is currently reading it. Everywhere there is a game of wit, talent and cunning which keeps your brain occupied in an attempt to guess what might have happened and what may come next.

Neha Malhotra rated it really liked it Apr 19, People would await the new “bayaans” and congregate around those who could read Hindi to hear the latest exploits in the continuing saga.

What can Englidh say, it’s a piece of art in itself. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Chandrakanta Hindi by Devki Nandan Khatri. He intends to seize the throne and marry the beautiful Chandrakanta, thereby gaining legitimacy to his rule over the kingdom of Vijaygarh.

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But the character is forgettable in the book. In fact, the efforts to get to Chandrakanta are only efforts to unearth the secrets of the heroine, the tilism. Over the years chandrakznta appeal has remained intact through various translations and adaptations, both in the printed form and in the visual medium. Siddharth Mishra rated it it was amazing. Jul 02, Indian rated it did not like it.

Jul 23, neerja sinha rated it really liked it. About Babu Devakinandan Khatri. However, like all quintessential happy-ending tales — the hero decimates the villain into nothingness. Readers from East Englis, Bihar and MP will immediately be at home with the language used in the book, even if they aren’t acquainted with the namesake TV serial Chandrkanta was immensely popular during 90s.

But at the same time it is a wonderful story full of magical tricks. However, they get trapped into a Tilism by a quirk of fate. Novel has certain differences compared to t Despite of being one of the earliest novels of hindi literature, Chandrkanta leaves a lasting impression on readers’ minds in terms of relatable characters, depiction of kin relationships and a storytelling style that has a tinge of rural North India.

Its story about the love story of a News reporter girl and a naughty college boy. Their interactions are laced with humour, snark and insolence.

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Ranesh Rai rated it really liked it Sep 01,