Career[ edit ] A. The second book in the series, The Secret of the Nagas, was released on 12 August , and the third and final installment, titled The Oath of the Vayuputras, was released on 27 February It is the first book in the Ram Chandra Series. Like the Shiva Trilogy this one is also a fantasy re-imagining of the Indian epic Ramayana. It follows the story of Ram and is a prequel to the Shiva Trilogy. One will be his first non-fiction book while the other will be the sequel to the book, Scion of Ikshvaku, from the Ramachandra series with name Sita: Warrior of Mithila which was released on 29 May
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Career[ edit ] A. The second book in the series, The Secret of the Nagas, was released on 12 August , and the third and final installment, titled The Oath of the Vayuputras, was released on 27 February It is the first book in the Ram Chandra Series.
Like the Shiva Trilogy this one is also a fantasy re-imagining of the Indian epic Ramayana. It follows the story of Ram and is a prequel to the Shiva Trilogy. One will be his first non-fiction book while the other will be the sequel to the book, Scion of Ikshvaku, from the Ramachandra series with name Sita: Warrior of Mithila which was released on 29 May It opened at 1 on the national bestseller lists and became the highest selling book of It held 1 ranking in Ht- Nielsen Bookscan for more than four weeks.
Ram Chandra series is the second fastest-selling book series in Indian publishing history  Non-fiction Tripathi launched his first non-fiction book, Immortal India in August The author has put together a collection of his writings, essentially articles published in various newspapers, speeches he has written, debates he took part in and select interviews at public forums in his new book Immortal India.
The reason the books have been translated into a number of local language is because the author believes that west-focused Indian publishing as a whole is gradually being embedded into the Indian cultural sensibilities. Further explaining his thoughts, Tripathi said "I genuinely believe that five years from today, we will have a situation when other languages will account for higher sales of books than in English.
That is the big change happening in publishing where readers are taking pride in their own culture. Another comparative example would be television, where regional language channels garner more TRPs.
Amish had turned into an atheist in his youth but returned to faith while writing his first book. Tripathi says that he gathered most of his knowledge of Hindu theology and religion from his grandfather and his very religious parents. He believes that religiosity and liberalism go hand-in-hand in India.
His marketing skills and strategies have been widely credited for the success of his novels. My management background along with marketing experience helped me devise effective strategies for promoting my book.
He also made presentations to big retail chains, visited smaller retailers, met local distributors and regularly sent email updates to various stakeholders. He targeted social media websites for promoting his debut novel, and made a trailer film with a background score reportedly by Taufiq Qureshi and uploaded it on YouTube.
He believed that this would work as the audience that visits theatres is the same that read his books. This was the first time ever that an original soundtrack was made for a book series. In , the author also uploaded another film on YouTube to give readers a perspective on how all books written by him are interconnected, with clues to all futures having been placed within the Shiva Trilogy.
This innovative marketing has never been done before for a book and was very successful.
Plot[ edit ] Meluha is a near perfect empire, created many centuries earlier by Lord Ram , one of the greatest Hindu kings that ever lived. However, the once proud empire and its Suryavanshi rulers face severe crisis as its primary river, Saraswati , is slowly drying to extinction. They also face devastating terrorist attacks from the Chandravanshis who have joined forces with the Nagas, a cursed race with physical deformities. Shiva, chief of the Guna tribe, accepts the proposal and moves to Meluha with his people. Once reached they are received by Ayurvati, the Chief of Medicine of the Meluhans. The Gunas are impressed with the Meluhan way of life.
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