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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Shweta rated it it was amazing May 09, Hence, the mystery, beauty, and complicated nature of the tilism make it an ideal heroine, more than Chandrakanta, who is, of course, beautiful and resourceful, but loses out to the tilism when it comes to the importance attached to it.

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The story is a romantic fantasy about two lovers who belong to rival kingdoms: Their athletic prowess is such that no ayyar in Chandrakanta ever rides a horse — he runs behind and matches the pace nanvan those ridden by their royal patrons. It was originally published inand written in Hindi.

Kumar Virendrasingh, the crown prince of Naugadh is desperately in love with the breathtakingly beautiful Chandrakanta — princess of Vijaygadh. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The film was never made. Despite its age, it is a breezy and quite funny read and remains a favorite classic in India. The ayyar is, as contended before, the real hero of the novel because he is shown to be far more superior than the prince Virendrasingh, traditionally considered as the hero of the novel.

Avanindra Kumar rated it it was ok Jan 18, And in the end, it is won over by the tricks of ayyari, yielding in return, its secret cache of wealth and treasures. Himanshu Awasthi rated it liked it Apr 09, This app contains all volumes of this novel and also Chandrakanta Santati.


Womenfolk of the royal families do not wear purdah in the company of ayyars. She is widely regarded for her translations of the seventeenth century text, Ardhakathanak, the autobiography of poet and thinker Banarasidas, and of the acclaimed Hindi novel, Tyagpatra by Jainendra.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. There is the loyalty of friends juxtaposed with evil and villainy. 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. No trivia or quizzes yet. Gulshan Kumar Dhiman rated it really liked it Apr 19, Its story about the love story of a News reporter xhandrakanta and a naughty college boy.

Go back to top. Over the years its appeal has remained intact through various translations and adaptations, both in the printed form and in the visual medium.

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 Naandan despite being a non-Rajput because he is a member of the ayyar fraternity. All materials contained on this site are copyrighted and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast in any form for commercial purpose without our prior written permission.

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Thwarted in this attempt by Kumar Virendra and his faithful ayyars Tejsingh and Devisingh, the relentless Kroor now joins hands with the powerful king Shivduttsingh.

In fact, in the plot, she is also shown cracking a small tilism herself, albeit with the assistance of Surendra Singh. However, fate has other plans. Chandrakanta is a popular Hindi novel by Devaki Nandan Khatri.


Rohini Chowdhury is a children s writer khatru literary translator, with some thirty books to her credit. To devoi with the Wikipedia quality standardsthis book-related article may require cleanup.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Prince Virender Singh starts breaking the Tilism to free Chandrakanta. Though none would be killed — whenever the rightful owner came, he or she would crack the tilismeventually freeing all prisoners and collecting the legacy. However, they get trapped into a Tilism by a quirk of fate. Virendrasingh can achieve hardly anything without the ayyar.

Chandrakanta by Devki Nandan Khatri

His treasure would be buried and a large mansion full of gardens and pavilions, cellars and corridors, verandahs and halls, hidden doors and secret passages, traps and mazes and tricks and trappings would be set-up over it. Indian filmmaker Vidhu Chandrakanat Chopra tried producing a film adaptation of the book, which was to be directed by Ram Madhvani.

And here, too, the combined splendor of ayyari and tilism concepts we will deal with later win over such minor plot hiccups. But was ended soon because the channel changed from Life Ok to Star Bharat. The film was to have been titled Taalismaan and included Amitabh Bachchan among the cast, playing an Aiyyar.

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And finally, there is the cracking of a cunningly laid tilism by some sharp ayyari tricks. 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.

Chapala and Champa — her two ayyaras also have minds of their own. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Maulik Vaghela rated it it was amazing Feb 12, Chemical knowledge is also needed. Ashish Agrawal rated it it was amazing Dec 10,