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Roopkumar Balachandran

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MGR, Clive Cussler, Stephen King, Dan Brown

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Roopkumar Balachandran hails from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He received his Degree in Botany from Madras University, Management Diploma holder in IATA Travel & Tourism, Astro Numerologist and working as Property consultant.

He is known to MGR fans as MGR blogger from 2005. He is an avid reader and a collector of books on MGR, authors Clive Cussler, Dan Brown and Ken Follett.


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Udayar First Part - Historical Tamil Novel

The complete set of Udayar novel.




This book is the first part of the 6 part series of author Balakumaran's magnificent novel "Udayar". It is the story of one of the greatest Indian King Rajaraja Chola's ambition of constructing a Lord Siva Temple (Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyār Kōvil or Brihadishvara Temple) in Thanjavur.The book elucidates how the temple was constructed amidst the Read more of this blog post »
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