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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Khatri introduced these concepts for the first time in Hindi literature.

चंद्रकांता (Chandrakanta #1)

And finally, there is the cracking of a cunningly laid tilism by some sharp ayyari tricks. But it became very predictable and irritating. Was a nice find. 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.

In fact, in the plot, she is also shown cracking a small tilism herself, albeit with the assistance of Surendra Singh. Unlike a magic or fantasy book it does not have a super hero or magical stuff giving super powers. He or movel is expert in many arts like:. Jan 20, Karishma marked it as to-read. Chandrakanta is a popular Hindi novel by Devaki Nandan Khatri.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Her constant companion and a powerful Aiyaara herself, Chapla was such a trail blazer. The novek is a romantic fantasy about two lovers who belong to rival kingdoms: I have rated it 5 because,though initially it was a slow read, it never failed to surprise me and a time came when i could not put it down.


Sachin rated it really liked it Feb 25, Kroor Singh, Shivdutt etc. This isif memory serves right, is the first fiction novel I ever read. The various works of Khatri and his son Durga Prasad chandrzkanta republished by Lahari Press in the early 21st century. Chemical knowledge is also needed. About Babu Devakinandan Khatri.

Pauljo Kodiyan rated it really liked it Oct 25, The inspiration for the novel is said to be the forests near Varanasi, where Khatri was employed with the Raja of Benaras, including the fort of Chunar, which, renamed as Chunargarh, forms a significant part of the novel.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Himanshu Awasthi rated it liked it Apr 09, Shailendra rated it it was amazing Jun 09, The novelty factor has faded away.

Neelima Bhatia rated it it was amazing Jun 18, It inspired Nirja Guleri’s mega-budget TV serial of the same name which has no similarity with story except using the names of few characters which became one of the biggest-ever blockbusters in the history of Indian television. Nov 03, Alok rated it it was amazing. This novel forced people to learn Hindi just so they could read and enjoy chanddrakanta epic tale of love, loss and magic. The novel is written chandrakaanta third person omniscient but the narrative never gives away the element of suspense; not even in a single chapter.

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A closer look shall reveal that the real hero of Chandrakanta is Ayyari and the heroine is Tilism. Ayyars are expert chemists too and create the most baffling mixtures and pastes. This article needs additional citations for verification. Suitable for novvel and grownups alike. All materials contained on this site are copyrighted and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast in chandrakahta form for commercial purpose without our prior written permission.

This Hindi novel was published by Diamond Books inand is available in hardcover.

Reading in regional language is quite an experience. All he wanted was that his readers should enjoy his books. They are physically strong, can handle all weapons, can sing, dance and play all musical instruments. Is their love story the same in novel as in Tv series?

The author had very beautifully explained each and every character and incident in the running sequence of the story. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

After that Kunvar Virendra Singh breaks the tilism and fights with Shivdutt with the help of aiyyars.