Renowned mytho-fiction writer Anand Neelakantan is all set to release his 12th book this April, much to the delight of his fans. This time, he promises a new twist to the timeless tale of Nala and Damayanti from the Mahabharata with his latest book, ‘Nala Damayanti: An Eternal Tale from the Mahabharata’. Taking to Twitter to share the news, he wrote, “Excited to announce my 12th book. This time is a romantic comedy from Mahabharata.”
The new book is told from the perspective of Damayanti and Hemanga, the golden swan, and the author is confident that it will be a hit, stating that “one day this will be a Disney or Pixar film.” Published by Penguin India, the book is set to be released on April 24, 2023, and has already received high praise from Milee Ashwarya, Publisher- PRHI, who stated, “Anand Neelakantan is back with a stunning new novel on the epic characters of Nala and Damayanti from Mahabharata. This fresh take on a timeless tale will keep you engaged and engrossed till the last page. I am proud to publish the book and hope readers across the world enjoy reading the book.”
Neelakantan’s new children’s book, ‘Tale of the Naughty Flying Mountain’, set to be published by Puffin on March 27, 2023, promises to be just as delightful. It tells the story of Himavan, lord of the mountains, who loses his wings due to Narada’s mischiefs, causing utter chaos. Neelakantan’s skill in weaving a tale is evident in his new book, which is sure to delight children and adults alike.
Anand Neelakantan is a prolific writer with a unique storytelling style that captivates his readers. His 11 books, including those for children, have been received with critical acclaim, and his latest offerings are sure to continue in the same vein. His books are a testament to his skill in creating stories that are both engaging and thought-provoking.
Neelakantan’s new book, ‘Nala Damayanti: An Eternal Tale from the Mahabharata’, promises to be an exciting addition to his repertoire, with its fresh perspective and romantic comedy elements. The author’s ability to tell a story from multiple perspectives makes for a captivating read, and readers are sure to be entertained by his latest offering.