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An Epic Return to the Cholas

Kalki’s novel has impacted Tamil culture over the past 70 years. It created ‘Tamil pride’ in the all-conquering Cholas who conquered the north by land and Southeast Asia by sea. It has become a point of reference for the perfect novel, illustrated and interspersed with history, yet fascinating as a romance

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Ponniyin Selvan: Part I