Ep 3 - Ibn Batuta 1

U/A 7+ • History • Drama • Infotainment • 2022

Ibn BatutaMoroccan explorer24th February 13041377Moroccan traveler known to have travelled 44 countries travelled more than any other explorer in premodern history, totalling around 117,000 kmStayed in India for 12 years Was employed by Mohammad bin TughlaqFirst to record about the ZamorinsWrote a book called Rilah

Cast: Priyarth Mukharjee Damandeep Singh Baggan

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    Ep 1 - Hiuen Tsang
    03 January 2022 | 7 min

    Hiuen Tsang ChinaApril 602 AD5 February 664 ADFled from China and came to India to studyStayed in India for 12 years to know about Buddha and BuddhismFaught around 500 Branhins, Jain and Buddhist Scholars and wonAlmost died while returning homeKnown as ‘Prince of Pilligrims’Most famous Chinese Buddhist Pillagram and traveller in IndiaWrote book named Si Yu Ki

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    Ep 2 - Afansy Nikiten
    03 January 2022 | 7 min

    Afansy NikitenRussian14331472First Russian to record his unique experiences in India.An entrepreneur who just wanted to sell a horse ended up being the chronicler of Indian historytravelled across 3 seas to reach India to sell horse.Gives a Common mans perspectiveBecome an ambassador for indian film industry in russia after 485 years of his deathDocumented Bahamani DynastyBollywood film ‘Pardesi’ is based on his life

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    Ep 4 - Ibn Batuta 2
    09 January 2022 | 6 min

    Ibn BatutaMoroccan explorer24th February 13041377Moroccan traveler known to have travelled 44 countries travelled more than any other explorer in premodern history, totalling around 117,000 kmStayed in India for 12 years Was employed by Mohammad bin TughlaqFirst to record about the ZamorinsWrote a book called Rilah

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    Ep 5 - Megasthenes
    09 January 2022 | 6 min

    MegasthenesGreek historian350 BC290 BCKnown as the Father of Indian Historycame to India in the fourth century B.C. as an ambassador of Seleucus Nicator.Documented Maurya empireHe described India in his book IndikaHe lived in the court of Chandragupta Maurya for about five years 302298 B.C..Saw many different animals such as Lion, Tiger, Rhinoceros, Python along with Flying Snakes, Winged Scorpions and Gold eating Ants

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    Ep 6 - Marco Polo 1
    09 January 2022 | 5 min

    Marco PoloVenetian15 September 12548 January 1324He is one of the most famous Explorera merchants son who became a diplomat and after retirement decided to visit Indiadocumented southern India in the 13th centurymerchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between 1271 and 1295.Talks about andamans, Pearl harvesting and Diamond pickingdocumented Rudramadevi and the pandyan kingdom

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    Ep 7 - Marco Polo 2
    09 January 2022 | 5 min

    Marco PoloVenetian15 September 12548 January 1324He is one of the most famous Explorera merchants son who became a diplomat and after retirement decided to visit Indiadocumented southern India in the 13th centurymerchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between 1271 and 1295.Talks about andamans, Pearl harvesting and Diamond pickingdocumented Rudramadevi and the pandyan kingdom

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    Ep 8 - Fa Hien
    14 January 2022 | 6 min

    Fa HienChinese monk337 AD422 ADfirst chinese exploror to come to IndiaDecided to travel to India at the age of 62 yrs on footdescribed his journey in his travelogue, A Record of Buddhist Kingdoms.Almost died in his journeyTalks about Ashok palace

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    Ep 9 - Thomas Steven
    14 January 2022 | 6 min

    Thomas StevenAmerican, British24 December 185424 January 1935Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe around 21726.144 kms by bicycle.He rode a largewheeled Ordinary, also known as a pennyfarthing.Indian cities reminded him of europeTalks about Pankha system

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    Ep 10 - Abd-al Razzaq
    21 January 2022 | 6 min

    Abdal RazzaqPersian7 November 14131482He was a Persian Timurid chronicler and Islamic scholarWas known as the reluctant travelerWent to India to meet the Zamorins but ended up being pioneer writer to document the Vijaynagar dynastyHe was for a while the ambassador of Shah Rukh, the Timurid dynasty ruler of Persia. In his role as ambassador he visited Kozhikode in western India in the early 1440s.He was thrown out of Vijayanagar by Deva raya

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    Ep 11 - Gemeli Careri
    24 January 2022 | 6 min

    Gemeli CareriItalian adventurer and traveler165125 July 1725among the first Europeans to tour the world by securing passage on ships involved in the carrying tradeA lawyer to quit his job and use all his savings to travel around the worldDescribes the moving camp of mugalsHis travels inspired the Literary Classic Around the world in 80 DaysHe was an Inspiration to the youthTalks about world famous Kanheri caves.

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    Ep 12 - Jean Baptiste Tavernier
    10 February 2022 | 6 min

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Language

Hindi

Release Date

09 January 2022

Genre

History, Drama, Infotainment

Director

Priyarth Mukharjee

Actors

Damandeep Singh Baggan