Asura: Tale of the Vanquished (Telugu) Paperback - 2014
This is the Telugu translation of ASURA: TALE OF THE VANQUISHED - the retelling of the famous Indian epic, Ramayana, from the villain's point of view. The tale is out of the ordinary, since telling's of historical stories are usually told by the victors. Asura is the tale of the vanquished and dares to narrate the tale of the Asura people. It describes the Asura community as one that was more liberal than the Deva clan. It also narrates the tale of Mahabali, Vamana and Sita's Agni–Pareeksha from Ravana and Bhadra's perspective. The book talks about the human emotions behind the mythology and gives its readers a completely new perspective.
- Author: Anand Neelakantan
- Publisher: Manjul Publishing House; First edition (4 March 2014)
- Language: Telugu
- Paperback: 464 pages