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Book Review: Bhimsen


★★★☆☆ Bhimsen is an interesting take on Mahabharata from Bhima’s POV. The book strips all the characters of their divinity and magic and are presented as normal human beings. The realism, and the description of the war scenes are outstanding. … Continue reading

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How do you justify Dronacharya asking Ekalavya to cut his thumb off?


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: Ekalavya belonged to a tribe that paid obeisance to the Chedi and the Magadha kingdom, then controlled by Shishupala and Jarasandha. These kingdoms were not exactly great friends of the Hastinapur empire. Jarasandha wanted to become … Continue reading

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What are the stories/movies/TV series with very good narrations? Who is the narrator and why do you think it is the best?


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: The narration of Harish Bhimani as Samay in B.R Chopra’s Mahabharat (TV series). I find the concept of Time narrating the timeless tale of Mahabharat very appealing. And Harish Bhimani’s voice does full justice to this … Continue reading

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Eye of the Sky


I wrote this article for my college magazine – The story is thousands of years old, old enough for its veracity to be speculated. Yudhishtira, thought to be dead in the lac house fire, returns to the capital city of … Continue reading

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