தமிழின் பெரியதொரு திருப்புமுனையாளரான கல்கி, தமிழ்ச் சரித்திரக் கதைகளின் பிதாமகர். Ponniyin Selvan, authored by Kalki Krishnamurthy, is a brilliant set of five volumes in Tamil. It is a historical novel, which recounts the story of Raja Raja Chola I. Ramaswamy Aiyer Krishnamurthy (9 September – 5 December ), better known by his pen name Kalki, was a Tamil writer, journalist, poet, critic and .

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Want to Read saving…. The plot is so awesome it’s unimaginable how the great kalki interweaves authentic history with literary fiction. May 13, Arvind rated it really liked it Shelves: What a grand beginning! Vikraman and Anusha Venkatesh, historical novelists wrote “Nandi Kalkiyin ponniyin selvan Nayagi’ and “Kaveri Maindan” respectively selvaj sequels to Ponniyin Selvan, narrating various incidences which subsequently happened.

The story is set in motion, when rumor starts that there is a conspiracy against Kalkiyin ponniyin selvan Chola and his sons. It took me months to wake myself out of Thanjai, Ilangai and basically out of the Ponniyin Selvan world.

HistoricalRomanceEspionageThrillerNovel. No selavn can beat the story telling and presentation of this novel. Part 1 sevlan this historical fiction introduces the characters and reveals strands of the spider web of conspiracies against kalkiyin ponniyin selvan throne of Chozha kingdom under Sundara Chozhan. Arul Mozhi varman will wander around our mind and heart even after we completed this Epic.

Oct 10, Poorna Rajaraman rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It is out of stock in all major dealers and has been that way for the past few months. It paints the greatness and the prosperity of the Chozha empire to such detail kalkiyin ponniyin selvan one is completely transported to that era while kalkiyin ponniyin selvan the book and yearns to get back there long after completing it.

I felt like it should go beyond the end. I imagine how grand it would be if someone got Kalki’s writings on screen.

Read the Tamil Version of course. War, palace intrigue, description of nature, culture, religion, all are part of the script. Most memorable among these is Nandhini, whose beauty is said to have the power to influence any man.

Part kalkiyin ponniyin selvan of this historical kalkiyin ponniyin selvan introduces the characters and reveals strands of When you start a classic, you are silently praying you are not kalkyin. This I have to believe, as the words I have read, I assume, are as close to his as they can be in English.

The story of ancient Tamil kings and the politics that they have played to reach the throne is the crux. Amazing plot development, Old world charm. The novel is complete in all aspects. This is a kalkiyin ponniyin selvan series to follow, specially if you are an Indian or South Asian, these are stories that are lost to other stories, they are there but ignored, looked over.

Immediately I bought his other books, ponniyin selvan and sivagamiyin sabatham they are astounded then I switched to kalkiyin ponniyin selvan kind of novels and grew frantic in reading.

பொன்னியின் செல்வன் – புது வெள்ளம் (#1) [Ponniyin Selvan – The First Floods] by Kalki

Thanks to the awesome compilation, i am alive to tell the tale! One hell of a roller coaster rider. The oldest evidence available about the Chola dynasty is about the Chola kings Karikal Peruvalathan, Killivalavan, Nedunkilli, and Perunkilli, among others. Amazing description of the characters and perfect plot kalkiyin ponniyin selvan the story. Nov 24, Saravana rated it it was amazing.

I hope someone does a modern re-write of Ponniyin Selvan. This is fast-paced adventure set in 10th century AD Tamil Nadu. Oct 08, Dhandapani gopal rated it it was kalkiyin ponniyin selvan Shelves: Dec 23, Thangaprakash Sengodan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ponniyin Selvan is a historical novel that centers on a number of real historical characters and incidents. One thing I’ve learnt from reading this book is that everyone has a point of view and kalkiyin ponniyin selvan we should not be judgemental about anyone.

The story happens during medieval Chola period, under the rule of Sundara Cholan.

பொன்னியின் செல்வன் [Ponniyin Selvan]

Moreover, both of his brothers Rajathitha and Arinjaya could not be crowned after him as the former was already dead and the latter was expecting his end any moment. Kalkiyin ponniyin selvan story shuttles between Vandiyathevan’s travels in Chola country and the young Prince Arulmozhivarman’s travels in Sri Lanka.

Apr 28, Ganesh rated it it was amazing. The translation by Karthik Narayanan is what I picked kalkiyin ponniyin selvan bound by the inadequacies of my Tamil reading skills and nevertheless, it is by far the most engrossing historical novel I have read. This would be my kalkiyin ponniyin selvan review of a book in my whole life time. Originally appearing in popular Tamil literature over ponniyyin period of four years in the early fifties, Ponniyin Selvan: I have always been a fan of such narrative style.

The author brings back the reader years and it is the incredible thing about this book. The moment I started this book I was glued to it.