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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Anurag Agarwal rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Maulik Vaghela rated it it was amazing Chanvrakanta 12, Sachin rated it really liked it Feb 25, Eva rated it really liked it Apr 21, This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Ayyars, when captured by the foes, chandraaknta never tortured or executed.

I felt there may be some loss in translation in terms of the storytelling and detailing.

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The Real Heroes and Heroines in Devaki Nandan Khatri’s Chandrakanta

Deepti Singh PhD is an environmentalist with a passion for literature. Free Hindi Literature offline. The beautiful Princess Chandrakanta is imprisoned in an ancient tilisma, and waits to be rescued.


He subsequently set up his own printing press, the Lahari Press, in Banaras. However, fate has other plans. Krur Singh, a member of the Vijaygarh king’s court dreams of marrying Chandrakanta and taking over the throne. Vinod Khare rated it it was ok Dec 08, Read the Urdu version of the book. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

An issue-less king, who had much to bequest but none to bequeath it to, used to consult astrologers to ascertain if someone worth all the treasure would ever be born in his dynasty. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. However, Kroor Singh fails to succeed in his plans, and is forced to flee from the kingdom.

It was originally published inand written in Hindi.

Chandrakanta by Devki Nandan Khatri

Shailendra rated it it was amazing Jun 09, He or she is expert in many arts like:. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra tried producing a film adaptation of the book, which was to be directed by Ram Madhvani.


The film was to have been titled Taalismaan and included Amitabh Bachchan among the cast, playing an Aiyyar. The hero and heroine of the novel are not Virendrasingh and Chandrakanta, as generally assumed. Womenfolk of the royal families do not wear purdah nzndan the company of ayyars. I read the English version. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Devaki Nandan Khatri – originally wrote his novel Chandrakanta for serial publication. Chemical knowledge is also needed.

Rishabh Bansal rated it it was amazing May 01, The nuances of both the tilisms in the novel — one of buildings and the other of gardens are both equally well-described. A tilismon the other hand, has all the qualities of a heroine.

Published init was the first modern Hindi novel.