Extras

To read and watch (if you loved Hunted by the Sky and Rising like a Storm):

Bharatvarsh, TV series, ABP News, first aired in 2016

East meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from the Al Thani Collection by Martin Chapman and Amir Jaffer, Prestel, 2018

Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan by Ruby Lal, WW Nortan & Company, 2018

The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore by Manu Pillai, Harper Collins India, 2016

Kautilya’s Arthashastra by Kautilya, translated by R. Shamasastry, 1915, http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00litlinks/kautilya/index.html

The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty 1857 by William Dalrymple, Bloomsbury, 2006

Mahabharata retold by C. Rajagopalachari, edited by Jay Mazo, International Gita Society, 2011, https://www.gita-society.com/pdf2011/mahabharata.pdf

Ramayan, TV series, Doordarshan, first aired in 1987

The Shah-Nameh Or Epic Of Persian Kings by Firdausi, translated by Charles F. Horne, Kessinger Publishing, 2010