Sher ki Khaal Wala Samant Shoorvir
Longlisted | Book Awards 2021 | Translated into Hindi
Sher ki Khaal Wala Samant Shoorvir (Knight in the Panthers Skin)
• ‘This Epic is a celebration of literature beyond nations.’ – Shashi Tharoor • ‘This inspirational book …is a triumph of the human imagination.'—Namita Gokhale • ‘Shota Rustaveli’s Knight in the Panther’s Skin is the second most published book in the world after the Bible.’ --Shri Dinesh Pattnaik, DG Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Knight in the Panther's Skin is the story of a young Hindostani Prince, Tariel, who sets out in search of his beloved, Nestan Darejan, who has been abducted by sea pirates. He travels to Georgia, via Arabia, in search of her and makes friends with two handsome princes along the way, who align with him, and the three of them eventually find the beautiful princess trapped in a fort in Kajeti. A battle ensues. All's well that ends well and Tariel and Nestan Darejan return to Hindostan to live happily ever after.
Dr Bhupinder 'Aziz' Parihar is a well-known Urdu poet, professor, editor and translator.
Sher ki Khaal Wala Samant Shoorvir is the story of a young Hindostani Prince, Tariel, who travels to Georgia, via Arabia, in search of his beloved.