Every time, I read his books, I begin to think, what if they were real? When I read Mahabharata as a Kid, Duryodhana’s character was introduced as ‘Suyodhana’. Anand Neelakantan is an Indian author. His debut novel was Asura, tale of the vanquished, was among the bestsellers of and he was rated as the most. Read Ajaya book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery Ajaya (Telugu) Paperback – 15 Oct by Anand Neelakantan (Author).

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Thanks to Anand again! Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This is just an antithesis what has been a popular acceptance from centuries.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He has made the story consistent with his worldview, and has The flavor of the season ajaja to be Mahabharata reteelings, and after reading a neelakantaj baked highly insipid retelling by Kavita Kane in Karna’s wife read my review here https: PaperbackMass market Paper backpages. The truth is that Duryodhana never had matrimonial alliance with his dear friend. He is instead constantly propped as a good guy, every other page mentions that he visits the slums and gives ajyaa to the poor, and all these props somehow stifle the hero.

Going back to the coin aspect, I wish to share a new perspective. When the story is the grandest story of them all, The Mahabharata, the enormity of his achievement gets significantly multiplied. However, it was more famous for its odd temples, the various classical artists it produced, and its school of music. Mostly it will help us to brush up our epics for our kids, nieces etc etc Last and the most important it doesn’t bore you for even a minute.

That goes to show that our society is truly liberal Neelakantan succeeds better than Tripathi, because his writing is better, though not perfect, and he mostly avoids trite, filmy situations.

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The story is already known to most of the readers so I ajaja not summarize what the author has written about. And no one does it better than Anand Nelakantan. And both their stories are different from the Ramayana that has been told in a thousand different ways across Asia over the last three millennia. Dec 18, Samarpita Sharma rated it really liked it.

Unfortunately, this was not to be. Dec 11, Vikas Datta rated it really liked it.

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What’s is the biggest evil humankind ever produced? If we take people and make them watch Chennai Express, for example, each person will comment differently.

The wjaya of anand has completely baffled my understanding of mahabharata. Anand has wonderfully colored Suyodhana and circumstances that made him look evil. Open Preview Neelqkantan a Problem? The one request i would make is to please read this book and atleast ensure that good authors are encouraged.

However, the greatest achievement of the author is the demythologising of the characters, the significant incidents, and the story itself. Its interesting to see Krishna as bad guy, Yudhishtra incompetent, etc.

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Jan 31, Nandhini Chandrasekaran rated it really liked it. However, in Ajaya, we have these societal aspects mingled with the story of the Mahabharata with Duryodhana as the protagonist. This is a glaring inconsistency in the book.

His love for Subadhra is evident, but the scene where he stops himself from going too far with her, even though she seems willing, is frankly laughable.

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Mahabharata from Duryodhana’s eyes! Dec 09, Anshul Dixit rated it it was amazing Shelves: These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. He may have been adopted later or may have been the son of a close relative who was later adopted neelalantan his valour, but clearly, he was nowhere in the picture during Drupada’s defeat.


All his books have got critical accreditions from various people across the world. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? We saw Bhadra in his earlier book ASURA as anans of the main characters who is born from nowhere but plays a substantial role in the whole book. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. See all 9 questions about Ajaya…. There ajayya events that are inconsistent too!

See if you have enough points for this item. However, if you don’t ‘believe’ in the Mythologies and consider those as stories, you would know the other side to the story as well and perhaps stop thinking Krishna as God.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The fact that Arjuna was not the first to win the contest in getting Draupadi, but rather Karna, King of Anga who won it; the fact that Krishna created neelajantan towards Suyodhana and love for Arjuna in the heart of Shubadhra; the fact that based on Vedic laws a woman can only marry four men and neelakantab that, would term her a prostitute however for the sake of not creating strife between The Pandavas that rule was overlooked!

After hearing about Ajaya I confess spending restless days waiting for the book after hearing that this was going to be another counter story. nrelakantan

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