About Author :
Amish Tripathi, is an Indian author who gave up a flourishing career to fulfill his dream of becoming a writer. He is an alumnus of IIM (Kolkata) and was working in the financial services industry for over 14 years. He has authored the famous Shiva Trilogy, which earned him both commercial and critical appreciation. His style of writing is a fresh blend of philosophy, mythology, karma and myth, which has given birth to a new era of literature in India. He is currently based out of Mumbai where he stays with his wife and son. Amish has sold the movie rights of The Immortals of Meluha to Dharma Productions.
About Book :
The story is about Shiva, a warrior, whose responsibility is to protect the Meluhan empire from attackers. The Meluhan land, created by Lord Rama is occupied by the Suryavanshis, who are known to be proud of their power and lifestyle. The Immortals of Meluha further describes the situation where the Suryavanshi empire is at war with the Chandravanshis, who have allegedly teamed up with the Nagas. The Nagas are a community of human beings who were deformed at birth, but are well endowed with martial art skills. It talks about how the Suryavanshis ask Shiva to help them, after his throat turns blue on arrival. He's considered as the fabled Neelkanth, who is destined to save them.