Chandrakanta, Devaki Nandan Khatri s extraordinary novel, first published in , is set in the courtly world of princes and princesses, magnificent palaces and. the words of a famous Hindi literary critic, “the aim of [novels such as. Chandrakanta) is weird and wonderful events, not the supremacy of feelings or character. Chandrakanta is a popular epic fantasy Hindi novel by Devaki Nandan Khatri. Published in , it was the first modern Hindi novel.

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Khatri did not write any work at one go and then publish the same. Yes, Chandrakantha originally comes across as a lovestruck dolt but her character arc. Such a wonderful imagination and narration. My suggestion wou One of the most enchanted books I ever read.

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About Devaki Nandan Khatri Devaki Nandan Khatri June 18, – was an Indian writer, who belonged to the first generation of popular novelists in the modern Hindi language. Many characters have miniscule role in the book. If you wanna be a fantasy writer I recommend it you. This article needs additional citations for verification. This article contains very little context, or is unclear to readers who know little about the book.

What can I say, it’s a piece of art in itself. I’m not exaggerating though I didn’t count. Krur Singh coaxes Shivdutt to ensnare Chandrakanta at novl cost. I just wish I could locate the original Hindi version somewhere!!!


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The serial also introduced many new characters. Character s of antagonists of Kunwar Veerendra Singh viz. People were so mesmerised by the works Chandrakanta, Chandrakanta Santati and Bhootnath that they started to learn Hindi just to be able to read the works.

It was produced by Ekta Kapoor. There are evil ministers with sinister magicians at their beck and call, enemy kings only too happy to go into battle, masters of disguise who can fool the cleverest of spies, and magic all around.

The copyright on the novel expired in and it is now in public domain, along with other titles by the author. Book ratings by Goodreads.


But ah, it picks it up. Best collection of English stories with 30 categories in one box. Krur Singh, a member of the Vijaygarh king’s court chadnrakanta of marrying Chandrakanta and taking over the throne. Jul 01, Lokesh is currently reading it.

Apr 14, Sais Shishir rated it really liked it. 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. Her constant companion and a powerful Aiyaara herself, Chapla was such a trail chandrakqnta.


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Almost gave up on it because by 35 pages, the characters known as “aiyaars” impersonated each other more than times! Want to Read saving…. The tale is a traditional, magical story. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

Jul 02, Chandraknata rated it did not like it. Unlike a magic or fantasy book it does not have a super hero or magical stuff giving super powers. Jun 15, Piyumi rated it liked it. The Best Books of 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.

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July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Maybe it lacks the depth of more nuanced fantasy novels.