Modern Interpretation of Ancient Myths in Amish Tripathi’s Immortals of Meluha


  • Ganta Nikhil Kumar Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, LONERE, Maharashtra, 402103.


Myth, Caste, Feminism, Shiva, Interpretation


This study examines ''The Immortals of Meluha'' by Amish Tripathi in relation to its interpretation of concepts like Gods, legends, caste system, feminism, education, structure of society, architecture, feudal wars, terrorism, friendship and loyality. His novel shows a blend of ancient mythology, fantasy and fiction. The tales from the ancient mythology are retold giving them a modern touch and feel. Many characters like Shiva, Sati, Nandi, Brihaspati etc reappear playing their respective roles which are not so distant from their ancient counterparts.


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