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Andha Yug focuses on the last day of the Mahabharata war. The ramparts are in ruins, the city is burning and Kurukshetra is covered with corpses and vultures. The few bewildered survivors of the Kaurava clan are overcome by grief and rage. Longing for one last act of revenge, they refuse to condemn Ashwatthama when he releases the ultimate weapon, the brahmastra, which thr...more
Hardcover, 162 pages
Published July 7th 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1954)
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Tanuj Solanki
Bharti, my friends, has given us in 'Andha Yug' a thought provoking mixture of mythology (tweaked) and dire existentialism of a post World War 2 time. Bharti is obviously inspired by Jean-Paul Sartre. In fact, reading 'Andha Yug' evokes memories of Sartre's creations, in which he propunded existentialism through Greek tragedies.

The drama in 'Andha Yug' begins around the known themes of Mahabharata but quickly diverges into more existential themes, ending with the solid supposition that in a wor...more
Kumar Gaurav
Most powerful stories of Mahabharat ever told
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Dr. Dharamvir Bharati (धर्मवीर भारती) (December 25, 1926 - September 4, 1997), was an Indian writer.

Dr Dharamvir Bharati made a deep impact on Hindi literature and is considered to be one of the most renowned Hindi poet and writer of India. His novel “Gunahon ka Devtaa” became an evergreen classic. Andha Yug, his drama set in the time immediately after the Mahabharata war, is another classic that...more
More about Dharamvir Bharati (धर्मवीर भारती)...
गुनाहों का देवता (Gunahon ka Devta) सूरज का सातवाँ घोड़ा (Suraj ka Satwan Ghoda) बन्द गली का आख़िरी मकान [Band Gali ka Akhiri Makan] Kanupriya कुछ लम्बी कवितायेँ (kuchh lambi kavitayein)

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