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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Mirza Chanddrakanta Hindi Shayari. Paperbackpages. Its a shame that book is not that famous. The original tale has many feathers in its royal turban: Khatri made a strong contribution to the learning of the Hindi language by the people of the times.

View all 9 comments. Jul 01, Lokesh is currently reading it. It gives you a feeling The entire journey of pages was just awesome. 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 chamdrakanta, and magic all “The dashing Prince Virendra of Naugarh is madly in love with the breathtakingly beautiful Princess Chandrakanta of Vijaygarh.

Unsourced material may be nnovel and removed. Siddharth Mishra rated it it was amazing. The story is a romantic fantasy about two lovers who belong to rival kingdoms: Their interactions are laced with humour, snark and insolence.

Virendra Vikram Singh Prince of Naugarh and Chandrakanta Princess of Vijaygarh are deeply in love but long for each other due to the enmity between their kingdoms. When I read it, I realized that my Hindi sucks.


I have rated it 5 because,though initially it was a slow read, it never failed to surprise me and chandrakantaa time came when i could not put it down.

Personally I am not very fond of romantic stories so I kept it aside for a long while.

And will their friends, Tej Singh, Chapla and the others, help them adequately with their deep knowledge of the art of divination and disguise? However, there is no term like vishpurush in the novel. But all put together it’s a great story that fills us with nostalgia.


View all 4 comments. The tale is a traditional, magical story. Love the way how author weaved his story. This is a pretty engrossing chqndrakanta of love, sacrifice, friendship and magical realms. Jun 15, Piyumi rated it liked it. Yes, Chandrakantha originally comes across as a lovestruck dolt but her character arc.

Chandrakanta (TV Series – ) – Plot Summary – IMDb

Nov 03, Alok rated it it was amazing. Her constant companion and a powerful Aiyaara herself, Chapla was such a trail blazer. In a nutshell an Aiyyar is a Jack of all trades. If you wanna be a fantasy writer I recommend it you.

Shivdutt captures Chandrakanta and while running away from Shivdutt, Chandrakanta finds herself a prisoner in a tilism. The novelty factor has faded away. Credit is all for the author for his wonderful imagination and fluency of thoughts for such a big fictional novel.

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One of the best and geatest Indian Fantasy. Oct 02, Ankit Saxena rated it liked it.

A great novel of bygone century Babu Devakinandan Khatri created many twists chandrakkanta turns in his story. This app contains all volumes of this novel and also Chandrakanta Santati.

Jun 25, Ajitabh Pandey rated it really liked it Shelves: Views Read Edit View history. But will he be able to decipher the clues, follow the trail correctly and get channdrakanta her before it is too late? The film was never made. Almost gave up on it because by 35 pages, the characters known as “aiyaars” impersonated each other more than times!


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Published init was the first modern Hindi novel. TV Series I watched. In this you can expect anything but cannot predict anything except for a couple of things because again it’s years old.

Return to Book Page. Readers from East UP, Bihar and MP will immediately be at home with the language used in the book, even if they aren’t acquainted with the namesake TV serial Chandrkanta was immensely popular during 90s.

The various works of Khatri and his son Durga Prasad were republished by Lahari Press in the early 21st century. Almost every page is fraught with mystery, magic, deceit, betrayal and unexpected events. The serial also introduced many new characters. However, they get trapped into a Tilism by a quirk of fate. But was ended soon because the channel changed from Life Ok to Star Bharat. It looks like we don’t have a Synopsis for this title yet. Loaned to me by chwndrakanta Uncle, I just lapped it up.

Yes, it has a slow and trite start when chandrakahta almost give up because the Aiyaars’ tricks seem to get really monotonous and repetitive.