Classics By Bankim Chandra :  Kapala Kundala, Raj Singh, Devi Choudhurani, Ananda Math, Durgesh Nandini (5 in 1 Comic)

Classics By Bankim Chandra : Kapala Kundala, Raj Singh, Devi Choudhurani, Ananda Math, Durgesh Nandini (5 in 1 Comic)

Item Code: NAF086
Author: Anant Pai
Publisher: Amar Chitra Katha
Language: English
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9788184825602
Pages: 168
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 10.0 inch X 7.5 inch
Weight 470 gm
About the Comic

A young girl is brought up in complete isolation by an evil tantric and yet is untainted by his wickedness.
Raj Singh of Mewar gets a plea for help from the willful princess Chanchal of Roopnagar.
The quiet and submissive Prafulla become Devi Choudhurani queen of a dreaded gang of dacoits.
Mahenfra a young landowner, learns about the Travils of his Matherland who despite her sixty crore children lies captive.
Jagat Singh the prince of Amber falls in love with Durgesh Nandni the daughter of his father greatest enemy.
Bankim Chandra Cahttopadhyay (1834 -1894) is considered one of the greatest writers in Bengali literature. This Amar Chitra Katha collection brings together adaptations of five of his most famous novels.

About the Stories

Kapala Kundala
In this Bengali classic Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay writes about Navakumar a city bred young man and his innocent bride Kapala Kundala a child of the forest wilds. Kapala Kundala finds her new life rather dull but little does she realize that danger and excitement await her at every turn. As jealousy and revenge play havoc a wicked plat is hatched to end her life.

Raj Singh
A Portrait seller tries to interest Chanchal Kumari, the princess of Roopnagar in a portrait of emperor Aurangazeb. She fings the Portrait on the floor and steps on it inviting her friends to do the some Aurangazeb hears of his insult and decides that the rebellious Princess must but inducted into his harem. Desperate to escape from this humiliation Chanchal Kumari ask Raj Singh Maharana of Mewar no save her.

This Amar Chitra Katha is adopted from the historical novel Raj Singh by Bankim Chandra Cattopadhyay. The novel is based on historical fact and the incidents involving the princes of Roopnagar are found in James Tod’s Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan Volume 1.

Devi Choudhurani
Prafulla’s future promised only doom and sorrow. Gossiping neighbor and an unhappy marriage would have ruined many women but Prafulla was not to give in easily. With hard work and good sense she turned her life around. An attractive heroine in Bankim Chandra Cahttopadhyay novel Prafulla rose form poverty to a life of riches and fame.

Ananda Math
The British were ruthless they drained away the wealth of Bengal to fill their own coffers. In Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay’s 19th century tale holy men take up arms loving husband abandon their families and demure housewives become wily spies to fight the reign of terror.

Ananda Math Particularly its theme song Vande Mataram inspired an entire generation of idealistic young men and women to revolt against the British rule in India.

Durgesh Nandini
Jagat Singh a Rajput prince has been sent by the Mughal emperor Akbar to stop Katlu Khan the pathan ruler of Orissa form capturing Bengal. While sheltering in a temple he meets Durgesh Nandni the daughter of a Bengali nobleman and falls deeply in love with her. Unfortunately her father is a swarn enemy of Jagat Singh’s father.

In this climate of war and hatred their love must written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (1838-1894). Hugely popular when published in 1864 it is the first ever novel in Bengali.

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